ERIE and OTTAWA COUNTIES
Congresswoman Kaptur, D-Toledo, had 10 appropriations earmarks benefiting Erie and Ottawa counties in the final omnibus budget bill that President Bush recently into law. The total value of the earmarks is about $19 million.
In many cases, the amounts were reduced, although one appropriation, for a wind turbine at BGSU Firelands, actually increased to $600,000, up from $100,000 in the original House bill.
Read more in Saturday's Register.