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View earmark details Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Georgia, 2nd) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Sanford Dixon Bishop Jr.

AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     118 $75,782,144
With Other Members          94 $123,348,750
All Congressional                212 $199,130,894
All Sponsored Earmarks      215* $203,656,894*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Geographic Information System
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,248,000 Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Sen. John Boozman (R-AR)
Rep. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Georgia Meth Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$250,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Atlanta, Georgia Georgia Meth Project
View earmark details 2009 Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Cooperative Agreement
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$2,423,000 Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA)
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA)
Rep. Jim Marshall (D-GA)
Georgia Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission
View earmark details 2009 Georgia State University for inmate programs in the Georgia prison system
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA)
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Atlanta, Georgia Georgia State University
View earmark details 2009 Global Supply Chain Management
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Albany, Georgia
View earmark details 2010 Global supply chain management
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Albany, Georgia Albany State University (Ga.)
View earmark details 2009 Graduation Kitchen Table Workshop/Crawford County Family Connection
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$75,000 No additional sponsors indicated Roberta, Georgia Crawford County (Ga.) Family Connection Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Great South Bay
(Energy and Water)
$74,000 No additional sponsors indicated New York
View earmark details 2009 Green Environmentally Sustainable Laboratories and Clean rooms (USAMRMC)
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bethesda, Maryland U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
View earmark details 2010 Health care services for students
$100,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Albany, Georgia Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.
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