Examples of Federal Earmarks in 2005 Highway Bill

Published January 1, 2008
  • $6 million for graffiti elimination in New York
  • $2.95 million to Alaska for a film about state roads
  • $2.2 million to construct a waterfront esplanade at Fort Totten in New York
  • $8 million for a Harlem Hospital garage
  • Nearly $4 million for the National Packard Museum in Warren, Ohio and Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan
  • $2.4 million for the Red River National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Louisiana
  • $1.2 million to install lighting and steps and to equip an interpretative facility at the Blue Ridge Music Center

Source: Taxpayers for Common Sense: http://www.taxpayer.net/Transportation/safetealu/states.htm