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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 2010 Ft. Valley State University, Ft. Valley, GA for a food and nutrition education program (EFNEP) aimed at curbing obesity, particularly among young minorities
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Ft. Valley, Georgia Fort Valley (Ga.) State University
View earmark details 2010 Thurgood Marshall College Fund Defense leadership and Technology Initiative
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated New York, New York Thurgood Marshall College Fund Inc.
View earmark details 2010 City of Richland, GA, Streetscaping and sidewalk improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$150,000 No additional sponsors indicated Richland, Georgia City of Richland, Ga.
View earmark details 2010 Parenting and Life Choices Program/Employee Assistance Program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$50,000 No additional sponsors indicated Roberta, Georgia Crawford (Ga.) Counseling and Community Learning Center
View earmark details 2010 Savannah Harbor Expansion, GA
(Energy and Water)
$1,429,000 President *
Rep. John Barrow (D-GA)
Rep. Nathan Deal (R-GA)
Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-GA)
Savannah, Georgia
View earmark details 2010 High Energy Li-Ion Technology for Aviation Batteries
$1,200,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Valdosta, Georgia Saft America Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone, Inc. for Capitalization and overhead of Community Development Financial Institution, Vienna, GA
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Vienna, Georgia Southwest Georgia United Empowerment Zone Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Blood and Bone Marrow Collection Fellowship
$2,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia Georgetown University Hospital
View earmark details 2010 Common Logistics Operating System
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2010 Net-Centric Decision Support Environment Sense and Respond Logistics
$2,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia
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