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View earmark details Rep. Sanford Bishop (-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 The Marcus Institute to provide remediation for the potential consequences of childhood abuse and neglect
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (-GA)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (-GA)
Atlanta, Georgia Marcus Autism Center
View earmark details 2010 Facilities and equipment
$100,000 Rep. John Lewis (-GA)
Rep. Hank Johnson (-GA)
Atlanta, Georgia Morehouse School of Medicine
View earmark details 2010 Applied research demonstration project to bolster workforce development
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Athens, Georgia University of Georgia Public Service and Outreach
View earmark details 2010 Health care services for students
$100,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (-GA) Albany, Georgia Phoebe Putney Health System, Inc.
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 Enrichment Services Program, Inc., Columbus, GA for after-school tutoring and GED programs for at-risk youth
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Columbus, Georgia Enrichment Services Program Inc.
View earmark details 2010 City of Unadilla, GA, Streetscaping and sidewalk improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unadilla, Georgia City of Unadilla, Ga.
View earmark details 2010 Wireless IP technology system
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Arlington, Georgia City of Arlington, Ga.
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 2008 Amar Civic Club programs for at risk youth
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$117,500 No additional sponsors indicated Reynolds, Georgia
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