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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-South Dakota, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated

 
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                     12 $2,586,000
With Other Members          151 $286,249,800
All Congressional                163 $288,835,800
All Sponsored Earmarks      174* $514,386,800*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Mni Wiconi Project
(Energy and Water)
$32,770,000 President *
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rosebud, South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Perkins County Rural Water System
(Energy and Water)
$2,265,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Perkins County, South Dakota Perkins County, S.D.
View earmark details 2009 Watertown and Vicinity, SD
(Energy and Water)
$311,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Perkins County Rural Water System
(Energy and Water)
$1,000,000 President *
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Perkins County, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Big Sioux River, Sioux Falls, SD
(Energy and Water)
$1,841,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Watertown and Vicinity, SD
(Energy and Water)
$359,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Watertown, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Black Hills State Heating and Cooling Plant (SD)
(Energy and Water)
$1,000,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Lewis and Clark Rural Water System
(Energy and Water)
$10,000,000 President *
Rep. Steve King (-IA)
Rep. Tim Walz (-MN)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (-IA)
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View earmark details 2010 MNI Wiconi Project
(Energy and Water)
$32,200,000 President *
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Section 111--Big Sioux River and Skunk Creek, Sioux Falls, SD
(Energy and Water)
$0 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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