Earmarks, getcha earmarks

AzCentral has a list of earmarks requested by our delegation for the current omnibus spending bill, $216 million total. If you appreciate this list, please click to the original post and then click on their sponsors ad to show your support.

The bill was started last year, so Rick Renzis requests are included.

The Arizona projects, and the requesting party, include:

• ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center, Tucson, $254,000 (Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.).

• Pima County Community College Entrepreneurial Education and Development, $147,386 (Giffords).

• Tucson Modern Streetcar/Light Rail Transit System, $2 million (Giffords, Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.).

• Phoenix to Tucson Commuter Rail Study, $3.5 million (Giffords, Grijalva, Rep. Harry Mitchell, D-Ariz.).

• Arizona Forest Highway 39 and General Hitchcock Highway (Catalina Highway), Pima County, $1.6 million (Giffords).

• Tohono Oodham Nation infrastructure-roads improvement, Sells, $950,000 (Grijalva).

• Tohono Oodham Nation for facilities and equipment, Sells, $95,000 (Grijalva).

• Pascua Yaqui, $96,000 (Grijalva).

• Pima County (Tres Rios Del North), $249,000 (Giffords, White House).

• Esperanza en Escalante for building improvements, construction and expansion, Tucson, $166,250 (Giffords).

• University of Arizona for instruction and support to disabled veterans, Tucson, $238,000 (Grijalva).

• University of Arizona for the Integrative Medicine in Residency Program, Tucson, $476,000 (Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa).*

• Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona Domestic Violence Center, Tucson, $285,000 (Giffords).

• JobPath for a nurse training program, Tucson, $190,000 (Giffords, Grijalva).

• Tucson police finger imaging upgrade system, $200,000 (Giffords, Grijalva).

• Pima County Sheriffs Office wireless integrated network, $200,000 (Giffords, Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz.).

• Tucson meth education program, $500,000 (Giffords, Grijalva).

• Tucson Drainage Area, $400,000 (Giffords, Grijalva, Pastor).

• Interstate 10 West Corridor Alternative Analysis, $475,000 (Pastor).

• Tubac COBRA Communications Initiative, $250,000 (Grijalva).

• Colorado River Basin, Central Arizona Project, $25.3 million (Grijalva).

• Southern Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act Project, $2.7 million (White House).

• Glendale Historic Entryway, $200,000 (Pastor).

• Upper San Pedro River Monitoring and Reporting, $295,000 (Giffords).

• Buckskin Sanitary District Wastewater Facilities Improvements, $500,000 (Grijalva).

• Surprise Water Treatment Improvements, $500,000 (Pastor, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.).

• Pascua Yaqui Tribe Master Drainage Plan, $700,000 (Pastor).

• International Arid Lands Consortium, $401,000 (Grijalva, Pastor).

• Chicanos Por La Causa for a business incubator, $245,643 (Pastor).

• Cochise County Community College Entrepreneurial Education and Development, $49,129 (Giffords).

• Navajo Nation Department of Information Technology for Connect Navajo, $122,821 (Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M).*

• Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for a high-speed taxiway connector, $950,000 (Pastor).

• Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport for Taxiway R reconstruction, $1.9 million (Pastor).

• Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport for Taxiway B expansion, $950,000 (Mitchell).

• Central Mesa Corridor Alternatives Analysis, $237,500 (Mitchell).

• Tempe South Corridor Alternatives Analysis, $237,500 (Mitchell).

• South Mountain Circulator Bus, $950,000 (Pastor).

• Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail, $91.8 million (Pastor, Mitchell, White House).

• Mountain Links BRT, Flagstaff, $5.6 million (White House).

• Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge, $4.2 million (Kyl).

• Sage Brush Road Project, Navajo Mountain Chapter, $139,650 (former Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz.).

• Interstate 10 Improvements Project, Interstate 8 to Picacho Peak, $95,000 (Renzi).

• Obed Bridge Replacement, Navajo County, $190,000 (Renzi).

• Pinetop-Lakeside Bridge Widening Project, $190,000 (Renzi).

• Chicanos Por La Causa for equipment furnishings and improvements for a community campus, Phoenix, $380,000 (Pastor).

• Willcox construction of a senior-care center, $95,000 (Giffords).

• The Salvation Army for community center expansion, Phoenix, $380,000 (Pastor).

• Mammoth expansion of a community center, $142,500 (Renzi).

• Jobs for Arizonas Graduates for dropout prevention and after-school programs, Scottsdale (Grijalva).

• Maricopa County Community College District for the bilingual nursing program at Gateway South Mountain Community College, Tempe, $285,000 (Pastor).

• Mesa Community College for the online registered nurse certification program, $119,000 (Mitchell).

• Northern Arizona University for student support services and community outreach programs, Yuma, $128,000 (Grijalva).

• Chiricahua Community Health Centers Inc. for facilities and equipment, Douglas, $343,000 (Giffords).

• Northern Cochise Community Hospital Inc. for facilities and equipment, Willcox, $95,000 (Giffords).

• Phoenix Childrens Hospital for facilities and equipment, Phoenix, $143,000 (Pastor).

• St. Josephs Hospital for facilities and equipment, Phoenix, $119,000 (Pastor).

• Translational Genomics Research Institute for facilities and equipment, Phoenix, $285,000 (Pastor).

• Valley Interfaith Project for skills training and career upgrades, Phoenix, $476,000 (Mitchell).

• Mesas East Valley Rapid Crime Analysis, $275,000 (Mitchell).

• Phoenix Police Officer Communications Network, $500,000 (Pastor).

• Tempe public safety communications interoperability, $275,000 (Mitchell).

• Pinal County Sheriffs Office meth enforcement program, $150,000 (Renzi).

• San Carlos Apache Tribal Police meth enforcement project, $350,000 (Renzi).

• Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Arizona meth project, $1 million (Mitchell, Pastor).

• Operation QT after-school program, Paradise Valley, $550,000 (Pastor).

• Agua Fria River Trilby Wash, $191,000 (Kyl).

• Little Colorado River Watershed, $229,000 (Renzi, Kyl).

• Rio Salado Oeste, Salt River, $1.4 million (Mitchell, Pastor).

• Va ShlyAy Akimel Salt River restoration, $629,000 (Mitchell, Pastor, White House).

• Nogales Wash, $2.5 million (Grijalva, Pastor, Kyl).

• Rio de Fug, Flagstaff, $1.5 million (Pastor, Renzi, Kyl).

• Tres Rios, $9.6 million (Mitchell, Pastor, Kyl).

• Alamo Lake, $1.4 million (Army Corps of Engineers).

• Army Corps of Engineers inspection of completed works, $93,000

• Painted Rock Dam, $1.1 million (Army Corps of Engineers).

• Scheduling reservoir operations, $36,000 (Army Corps of Engineers).

• Whitlow Ranch Dam, $159,000 (Army Corps of Engineers).

• Ak-Chin Water Rights Settlement Act Project, $9.7 million (White House).

• Arizona Water Rights Settlement Act, $484,000 (Kyl).

• Colorado River front work and levee system, $2.2 million (Rep. Bob Filner, D-Calif.; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; White House).*

• Northern Arizona investigations program, $293,000 (White House).

• Phoenix Metropolitan Water Reuse Project, $250,000 (Pastor, White House).

• Salt River Project, $558,000 (White House).

• San Carlos Apache Tribe Water Settlement Act, $298,000 (White House).

• South/Central Arizona Investigations Program (Bureau of Reclamation), $658,000 (White House).

• Casa Grande Water Recycling Project, $54,000 (Giffords, Pastor).

• Yuma-area Bureau of Reclamation projects, $21.3 million (White House).

• Yuma East Wetlands, $1.5 million (Grijalva, Pastor, Kyl).

• Water-to-water heat pump chillers, Phoenix Childrens, $1.9 million (Pastor).

• Ace program at Maricopa County community colleges, $951,500 (Pastor).

* No Arizona lawmakers joined in making the request.

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