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View earmark details Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (-Missouri, 8th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Jo Ann Hermann

 
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                     85 $59,284,100
With Other Members          50 $86,329,975
All Congressional                135 $145,614,075
All Sponsored Earmarks      150* $361,314,075*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Soybean Cyst Nematode, MO
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$556,000 Sen. Kit Bond (-MO) Missouri University of Missouri System
View earmark details 2008 Route AB Route Extension
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$558,600 Sen. Kit Bond (-MO) Cape Girardeau, Missouri
View earmark details 2008 Soybean Cyst Nematode
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$592,000 No additional sponsors indicated Missouri
View earmark details 2009 Regionalized Implications of Farm Programs, MO, TX
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$595,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX) Texas
View earmark details 2010 Regionalized Implications of Farm Programs, MO, TX
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$595,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX) Texas
View earmark details 2008 Virtual Plant Database Enhancement Project
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$626,000 Sen. Kit Bond (-MO) Missouri University of Missouri - Columbia
View earmark details 2008 Regionalized Implications of Farm Programs
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$634,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (-TX)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (-TX)
Texas Texas AgriLife Research
View earmark details 2009 Mid-West/Mid-South Irrigation, Columbia, MO
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$645,000 No additional sponsors indicated Columbia, Missouri
View earmark details 2010 Route 25-Safety and Roadway Improvements, Jackson, MO
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$650,000 No additional sponsors indicated Missouri
View earmark details 2010 Center for Agroforestry
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$660,000 Sen. Kit Bond (-MO) Booneville, Arkansas
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