Crunching Numbers

By Forest Balderson March 1, 2011

The Pork Report



Rep. Kathy Castor

Construction of a community center in a low-income neighborhood in Manatee County


Buchanan, Castor, Martinez, Nelson

The dredging and maintenance of Port Manatee


Buchanan, Nelson

Digital collections at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library at New College of Florida


Buchanan, Nelson

Lido Key Beach (renourishment)


Nelson, Martinez, Buchanan

Science Consortium for Ocean Replenishment (SCORE) for Mote Marine Laboratory



University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Tampa, FL for nursing program facilities and equipment

*Source: Taxpayers for Common Sense . This list is for FY 2010.

**Lawmakers include: U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan, FL-13 (Buchanan voted to ban earmarks in March 2010 and has not submitted any since that date.) U.S. Representative Kathy Castor, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. Senator Mel Martinez.

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