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Come fly with me: Lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips this Congress

by Cronkite News on 07/16/2014

Congressman praises House Ethics Committee

by Mason City Globe Gazette on 07/09/2014

Loebsack praises House Ethics reversal on privately funded travel

by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

Interest groups let Congress travel free

by Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel on 07/05/2014

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View earmark details Sen. Thad Cochran (-Mississippi) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: William Thad Cochran

 
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                     308 $541,529,975
With Other Members          446 $2,013,006,800
All Congressional                754 $2,554,536,775
All Sponsored Earmarks      791* $2,949,987,219*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Rob Andrews (-NJ)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 Delta Health Alliance, Inc. to improve delivery of public health services in the Mississippi Delta Region
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,563,000 No additional sponsors indicated Mississippi Delta Health Alliance Inc.
View earmark details 2009 National Writing Project for activities authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,291,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (-OR)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2010 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, AL & MS
(Energy and Water)
$24,081,000 President *
Rep. Travis Childers (-MS)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (-AL)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
...more
Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2010 Yazoo Basin, Mississippi Delta Headwaters Project, MS
(Energy and Water)
$22,413,000 Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 National Center for Critical Information Processing and Storage, MS
(Homeland Security)
$22,300,000 No additional sponsors indicated Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, AL & MS
(Energy and Water)
$20,884,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. Bud Cramer (-AL)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (-AL)
...more
Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Southeast Region Research Initiative, TN
(Homeland Security)
$20,865,000 Rep. Gregg Harper (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Tennessee
View earmark details 2008 Communications system
(Homeland Security)
$20,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Mississippi
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