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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Lamar Alexander (-Tennessee) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Andrew Lamar Alexander

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                     35 $33,869,000
With Other Members          123 $290,687,000
All Congressional                158 $324,556,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      170* $612,140,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of Alcoa, Tennessee, for the Pellissippi Research Center
(Financial Services)
$670,000 Rep. John J. Duncan (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
Alcoa, Tennessee City of Alcoa, Tenn.
View earmark details 2009 Installation Chapel Center
(Military Construction)
$630,000 Rep. John Tanner (-TN)
Rep. Zach Wamp (-TN)
Rep. Ed Whitfield (-KY)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, for construction, renovation and equipment
$571,000 No additional sponsors indicated Nashville, Tennessee Meharry Medical College
View earmark details 2009 Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, for expansion and improvements to the Heritage Center
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$570,000 No additional sponsors indicated Townsend, Tennessee
View earmark details 2008 University of Memphis Integrated Gang and Violent Crime Reduction Program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$564,000 Rep. Steve Cohen (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
Memphis, Tennessee University of Memphis
View earmark details 2009 Hickman Community Hospital, for facilities and equipment
$523,000 Rep. Lincoln Davis (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
Centerville, Tennessee Hickman (Tenn.) Community Hospital
View earmark details 2008 Northwest Tennessee Port Authority, for the construction of this new facility will promote growth in the region and take advantage of unique transportation opportunities that will tie in the port
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$514,500 No additional sponsors indicated Tiptonville, Tennessee
View earmark details 2010 Campbell County Government tor Campbell County waterline improvements
$500,000 Rep. Lincoln Davis (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
Campbell County, Tennessee Campbell County, Tenn.
View earmark details 2010 Hancock County for a drinking water extension project
$500,000 Sen. Bob Corker (-TN) Hancock County, Tennessee Hancock County, Tenn.
View earmark details 2010 Complete construction of a Cherokee National Forest work center
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Tennessee
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