Bloomberg Law
June 28, 2022, 10:30 AMUpdated: June 29, 2022, 12:58 AM

BUDGET BRIEFING: House Plans for More Earmarks (Correct)

Jack Fitzpatrick
Jack Fitzpatrick
Nancy Ognanovich
Nancy Ognanovich
Senior Congressional Reporter

House lawmakers aim to bring home billions more in earmarked funds in fiscal 2023 appropriations bill than the previous year, as lawmakers warm up to the newly revived spending process.

The House’s appropriations bills released this month include 4,386 earmarks totaling more than $8.2 billion, according to lists published by the House Appropriations Committee.

Readers can access a centralized spreadsheet with all the House earmarks here.

Democrats stand to bring home the most, with 3,212 projects totaling $5.2 billion, while Republicans included 1,165 projects totaling $3 billion. Bipartisan groups of lawmakers would get nine projects totaling $70 million.

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