I asked the question, ‘Where Is The Money’, well I got my answer. Wanted to share with you. Why such directed corrupt and wasteful spending. We got Obama in office, remember the what Peggy Joseph said, “You know, if I help him, he’s going to help me.”, I posted that video, you may have seen it. Well this was not excluding pet projects that congressmen, senators and governors wanted. Obama is just returning the favor.
$1.8 million for swine odor and manure management in Iowa, $238,000 for organizing Hawaiian sea voyages in ancient canoes, $200,000 for tattoo removal in Mission Hills, Calif., $1.9 million earmark for the Pleasure Beach water taxi service in Connecticut, $190,000 for the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton’s pediatric trauma unit and emergency center ,$190,000 to build a nursing school at the Middletown Regional Health System, $466,000 for the Ohio-Israel Agriculture Initiative, $95,000 for cataloguing and preservation activities at the Columbus Museum of Art, $95,000 to help the Cleveland school district with technology upgrades to improve math, language and science proficiency, $404,000 for facilities and equipment at Mercy Medical Center in Canton, $122,821 for the Greater Toledo Arts Commission to market and develop support for local artists, $2.192 million for greenhouse and hydroponic research complex at University of Toledo, $959,000 for corn and soybean research in Wooster, $95,000 to the Cuyahoga County commissioners for a teacher training initiative, $1.225 million for runway improvements at Cuyahoga County Airport ,$450,000 to help the Ohio attorney general with a forensic crime lab in Toledo, $95,000 for Visiting Nurse Association Healthcare Partners to purchase equipment, $145,000 for Defiance College’s forensic science program for genetic analysis equipment, $238,000 to help the Hattie Latham Research Institute in Mantua provide services to pre-school children with autism, $333,000 to help Lakeland Community College develop a health information technology curriculum, $85,000 for a traffic signal preemption system in Willoughby, $142,500 for the Summit Bike and Hike Trail in Summit County, $200,000 for childhood diabetes and obesity outreach at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, $143,000 for Akron General Health System’s Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Center, $100,000 to help the Summit County sheriff upgrade bomb detection equipment, $475,000 for improved accessibility to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, $167,000 for the University of Akron’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics initiative, $285,000 for Akron General Health System’s West Emergency Care Center, $1.27 million to help Cincinnati with law enforcement communications equipment, $230,000 for the Clermont County sheriff’s multi-jurisdictional drug task force, $570,000 for road improvements in the Eastgate area of suburban Cincinnati, $190,000 for Ohio University’s Appalachian Rural Health Institute to disseminate diabetes information in Appalachian counties, $ 200,000 for Zane State College curriculum development, $1.36 million for research of the North Appalachian Experimental Watershed in Coshocton, $143,000 for exhibits and equipment at the Dayton Society of Natural History, $950,000 Greater Dayton RTA bus replacement, $570,000 to extend Great Miami Boulevard in Dayton, $238,000 for math and science teacher training at the Southeast Ohio Center for Education in Mathematics and Science, $688,750 for Ohio University Airport improvements, $50,000 each to help the Athens County, Belmont County, Columbiana County and Scioto County sheriffs with law enforcement technology, $381,000 for facilities and equipment for Hospice of the Western Reserve ,$190,000 for North East Ohio Neighborhood Health Services for facilities and equipment, $381,000 for purchase of equipment at Miami University, $257,000 for electronic records and dental imaging at at the Winton Hills Medical and Health Center in Cincinnati, 476,000 for facilities and equipment at a child advocacy center at Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, $381,000 for an early literacy intervention program in Ohio’s 7th Congressional District, $190,000 for facilities and equipment at Ohio State University’s James Canver Hospital, $237,000 for street widening in Grandview Heights, $475,000 for a runway safety area at Akron-Canton Airport, $70,000 for the Community Mediation Center of Stark County, $1,049,000 Mormon Crickets, Utah Bennett $475,000 Sidewalk Construction in Ashland & Cherryland, CA Lee ,$225,000 Everybody Wins! LaHood, $200,000 Tattoo removal program in Mission Hills, CA Berman, $190,000 Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY Cubin, $237,500 Theater renovation, Merced, CA Cardoza, $75,000 Totally Teen Zone, Albany, GA Bishop, Chambliss, $500,000 National History Day Several Lawmakers, $570,000 Ronald Reagan Parkway, Boone County, IN Buyer ,$100,000 Gulf of Maine Lobster Foundation Allen, Snowe, Collins, $332,500 Build a school sidewalk, Franklin, TX Edwards (TX), $381,000 George Eastman House, Rochester, NY Slaughter, Schumer, $380,600 Versailles Borough Stray Gas Mitigation Doyle (PA), $75,000 Wayne Gomes Youth Baseball Diversity Foundation Scott ,$381,000 Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY Nadler, $5,813,000 Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate, Boston, MA Kerry, Byrd, Harkin, Durbin, Mikulski, Dodd, $950,000 Bus and Bus Facilities, Lawrence, KS Moore, Roberts, $300,000 Montana World Trade Center Rehberg, $2,673,000 Wood Education and Resource Center President, Byrd, $380,000 Lemon Street Reconstruction and Enhancements, FL Bilirakis, $17,500,000 FDR Presidential Library renovation Gillibrand, Reid, Schumer, $2,000,000 LBJ Presidential Library Hutchison, $22,000,000 JFK Presidential Library Markey, Lynch, Kerry, $300,000 GoGirlGo! Boston, MA Capuano, Kennedy, Kerry, $285,000 Kansas Farm Bureau, Manhattan, KS Brownback, $6,838,000 John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Several Lawmakers, $427,500 Bicycle/Pedestrian Pathways, Provo, UT Cannon, Hatch, $950,000 World Trade Center of St. Louis, MO Bond, $725,000 Illinois Height Modernization Johnson (IL), LaHood, $298,257 Small business program, Florida Department of Citrus Boyd, Putnam, Martinez, $237,500 Sidewalk Construction, Vienna, VA Davis (VA), $190,000 Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI Inouye, $100,000 Police Athletic League of Buffalo, Inc Slaughter, $206,000 Wool Research Conaway, Rodriguez (TX), $475,000 5th & Market St. Transportation Improvements, PA Specter, $494,000 Business incubator, Arkansas State University Berry, Lincoln, Pryor, $400,000 Salisbury House, Des Moines, IA Harkin, Grassley, Boswell, $138,000 John Nance Garner Museum, Austin, TX Rodriguez (TX), $190,000 Sidewalk Improvements, Williamstown, VT Leahy, Sanders, $870,000 Red Wolf Breeding Facility Relocation Shuler, $190,000 George C. Wallace Community College-Dothan, AL Everett, $142,500 Pregones Theater, Bronx, NY Serrano, $6,623,000 Formosan Subterranean Termites Research Landrieu, Vitter, Alexander, $1,903,000 Landfill Gas Utilization Plant in NY Schumer, $475,000 Replacement of Bus Fleet, Topeka, KS Boyda, $285,000 Widening of County Road 222, Cullman, AL Aderholt, $2,192,000 Center for Grape Genetics, Geneva, NY Schumer, Walsh, Hinchey, Arcuri, $1,791,000 Swine Odor and Manure Management Research, Ames, IA Harkin, $950,000 Bossier Parish Congestion Relief Plan, LA Landrieu, Vitter, $712,500 Replacement Buses, Detroit, MI Conyers, Levin, Stabeno, $4,545,000 Wood Utilization Research Several Lawmakers, $200,000 Oil Region Alliance Peterson (PA), $2,565,000 Renovate the Cox Building, Maysville, KY McConnell, Davis (KY), $400,000 Minnesota Teen Challenge Ramstad, Coleman, $190,000 Berkshire Theater Festival, Stockbridge, MA Kennedy, Kerry, $4,750,000 Shiloh Road, MT Baucus, Tester, $143,000 American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY Maloney, Schumer, $100,000 Ready, Willing & Able, Philadelphia, PA Brady (PA), $250,000 Lederer Theater, Providence, RI Reed, $1,187,500 Wolf Trap Performing Arts Multi-Use Trail, Fairfax, VA Moran, $3,800,000 Old Tiger Stadium Conservancy, MI Levin, $294,500 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center, East St. Louis, IL Durbin, $143,000 Historic Jazz Foundation, Inc., Kansas City, MO Cleaver, Emanuel, $1,000,000 Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Ruppersberger, Mikulski, Shelby, $237,500 Street Rehabilitation, Doral, FL Diaz-Balart (Lincoln), $49,134 Bronx Council on the Arts Serrano, $475,000 Pedestrian Bridges, Iowa City, IA Loebsack, $167,000 Autry National Center for the American West, Los Angeles, CA Schiff, McKeon, Bono, Boxer, $315,000 Music education, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY Maloney, Schumer, $122,821 Greater Toledo Arts Commission Kaptur, $950,000 55th Street East Grade Separation, Minot, ND Dorgan, Conrad, $951,500 Energy Efficiency Street Lighting, Detroit, MI Kilpatrick, Levin, Stabenow, $143,000 Stockbridge-Munsee Museum, Bowler, WI Kagen, $475,000 Italian American Museum, New York, NY Ackerman, Nadler, $1,217,000 Citrus Canker, Greening, FL Several Lawmakers, $900,000 Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL Jackson, Jr., Emanuel, Davis (IL), $142,500 Bus Replacement, Culver City, CA Watson $2,150,000 Wisconsin Height Modernization Obey, $1,900,000 Hattiesburg 4th Street Improvements, MS Cochran, Wicker, $71,000 Dance Theater Etcetera, Brooklyn, NY Velázquez, $333,000 Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins, GA Marshall (GA), Isakson, $1,235,000 Reconstruction and Upgrade 2300 West Street, Lehi, UT Hatch, Cannon, $380,000 Revitalize Aliceville, AL Shelby, $150,000 Nashua Police Athletic League Youth Safe Haven Hodes, Gregg, $237,500 Paving, sidewalks and streetlights, Islip, NY Israel, $238,000 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Kennedy, Kerry, $1,425,000 I-85 Widening, NC Burr, Dole, Hayes, Watt, $285,000 Sun Valley Lighting Project, CA Berman, $119,000 Children’s Discovery Museum, San Jose, CA Honda, Lofgren, $385,000 World Trade Center Utah Bishop (UT), Bennett, $300,000 Shakespeare and Company Olver, Kennedy, Kerry, $476,000 National Council of La Raza in Washington, DC, Menendez, Bingaman, $508,000 Karnal Bunt, Manhattan, KS Brownback, Roberts, Moran, Boyda, Tiahrt, $300,000 Fairplex Trade and Conference Center Dreier, Napolitano, $237,500 SR-91 Congestion Relief, Orange County, CA Miller (CA), $380,000 Construction of On/Off Ramps, Midland, TX Conaway, $380,600 Carbon Neutral Green Campus, NV Porter, Reid, $150,000 Manufacturers Association of Central New York Walsh, $475,000 Calhoun County Highway 1 Resurfacing, IL Hare, $45,000 Weed It Now on the Berkshire, MA Olver, $24,000 A+ For Abstinence, Waynesboro, PA Specter, $819,000 Catfish Genome, Auburn, AL Shelby, Rogers (AL), Everett, Davis (AL), $196,514 Beaver Street Enterprise Center, Jacksonville, FL Brown (FL), Martinez, $75,000 Chattahoochee County Family Connection Bishop, $2,188,450 Bismarck State College Center Of Excellence Laboratories, ND Dorgan, $469,000 Fruit fly facility, HI Akaka, Inouye, Hirono, $800,000 Oyster rehabilitation, AL Shelby, $238,000 Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley, CA Boxer, $475,000 55th Street Extension, Rochester, MN Donnelly, Lugar, $300 million to buy “green” cars for federal employees, $98 million for a “polar icebreaker” – a ship for the Coast Guard, $200 million to “design and furnish” the Department of Homeland Security headquarters, $144 billion in mystery funds to be allocated by local and state governments – possibly including a $6 million “snowmaking and maintenance facility” at Spirit Mountain ski area in Duluth, Minn, $198 million in payments to Filipinos who fought for the United States during World War II, $2 billion to battery companies for development of “advanced vehicle batteries”, $8 billion for high speed rail projects in California and Nevada
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