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View earmark details Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-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 2008 Institute of Agriculture-Phytosensors for Crop Security
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$745,000 Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) Tennessee
View earmark details 2009 Instrumentation for Urban Assault Course-TN ARNG
$1,400,000 Rep. John Tanner (D-TN) Nashville, Tennessee
View earmark details 2008 Interstate 69
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,058,000 No additional sponsors indicated Tennessee
View earmark details 2010 Interstate 75 Exit 20 redesign and construction, Cleveland, TN
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,200,000 Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN) Cleveland, Tennessee
View earmark details 2008 IVHMS System-Tennessee National Guard
$2,880,000 Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) Tennessee Tennessee National Guard
View earmark details 2008 James K. Polk Association, exhibit preparation at Polk Presidential Hall
$239,000 No additional sponsors indicated Columbia, Tennessee
View earmark details 2010 Jellico Community Hospital, Jellico, TN, for facilities and equipment
$500,000 Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) Jellico, Tennessee Jellico (Tenn.) Community Hospital
View earmark details 2008 Johnson County for Sutherland Water Line Extension project
$295,000 No additional sponsors indicated Johnson, Tennessee Johnson County, Tenn.
View earmark details 2009 Kinetic Energy Enhanced Lethality and Protection Materials
$2,000,000 Rep. David Davis (R-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jonesborough, Tennessee
View earmark details 2010 Kinetic Energy Enhanced Lethality and Protection Materials
$2,000,000 Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) Jonesborough, Tennessee
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