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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) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Justice and Public Safety
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$400,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD) Fort Yates, North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
View earmark details 2008 Improvised Explosive Device Simulation in Different Soils
(Defense)
$400,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2010 South Dakota Science and Technology Authority, Lead, SD, for infrastructure improvements to the Homestake Mine
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$389,600 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Lead, South Dakota South Dakota Science and Technology Authority
View earmark details 2008 South Dakota Children's Home Society, for family support services, forensic interviewing centers, and emergency shelter operations.
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$361,900 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Sioux Falls, South Dakota Children's Home Society
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 Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Child Protection Services
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$350,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Fort Yates, North Dakota Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
View earmark details 2010 Seed Technology, SD
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$350,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota South Dakota State University
View earmark details 2008 Shielding Rocket Payloads
(Defense)
$350,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2008 Watertown
(Energy and Water)
$344,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 County of Minnehaha, SD, for construction of a facility to house chronically homeless persons
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$340,900 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Minnehana, South Dakota Minnehaha County, S.D.
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