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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 I-69 HOV/BRT, MS
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,650,000 Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 F/A-18 Expand 4/5 Upgrade for USMC
(Defense)
$7,600,000 Rep. Chip Pickering (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Patuxent River, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 I-69 HOVBRT, MS
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,546,000 No additional sponsors indicated Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Center for Marine Aquaculture, to construct a center to provide scientists, engineers, and economists the capability to apply recent advances in aquaculture, biotechnology, pathology, nutrition, genetics, engineering, microbiology, and economics to remove the technical and profitability constraints to growth of a marine aquaculture industry, University of Southern Mississippi
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$7,520,000 No additional sponsors indicated Stennis, Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Nixon Presidential Library
(Financial Services)
$7,432,000 Rep. Gary Miller (-CA) Yorba Linda, California
View earmark details 2010 Yazoo Basin, Enid Lake, MS
(Energy and Water)
$7,381,000 President *
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Enid Lake, Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Research, Technology and Economic Development Park to generate high technology jobs and enhance the overall economic development of the region, including additional service, construction, and retail jobs, Mississippi State University
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$7,332,000 No additional sponsors indicated Starkville, Mississippi Mississippi State University
View earmark details 2008 Biotechnology Research Park in close proximity to an academic medical center offering opportunities for scientific and commercial synergies and serving as a catalyst for economic development In Mississippi's capital city, University of Mississippi
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$7,332,000 No additional sponsors indicated Jackson, Mississippi University of Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Yazoo Basin, Grenada Lake, MS
(Energy and Water)
$7,131,000 President *
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Grenada Lake, Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Navy Ocean/Surveillance Fleet Consolidation
(Defense)
$6,880,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location U.S. Navy
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