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Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

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Where are this year's earmarks
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 2010 Transition assistance
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$110,000 No additional sponsors indicated Agency Village, South Dakota Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation
View earmark details 2008 Transparent Nanocomposite Armor
(Defense)
$300,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2010 Troop Medical Clinic Add/Alt
(Military Construction)
$1,950,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Camp Rapid, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 University of South Dakota, for biomedical laboratory facilities and equipment.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Vermillion, South Dakota University of South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, for medical equipment.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$1,916,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Vermillion, South Dakota University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
View earmark details 2010 University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, to identify and address the educational needs of veterans with disabilities
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$500,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Vermillion, South Dakota University of South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 VSA arts for activities in the Arts in Education program authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$8,639,000 alert Rep. Nancy Boyda (-KS)
Rep. Steve Cohen (-TN)
Rep. Susan Davis (-CA)
...more
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View earmark details 2008 Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place for facility construction and build out
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Ft. Pierre, South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place, Fort Pierre, SD for facility construction and buildout
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$190,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Fort Pierre, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place, Ft. Pierre, SD, Construction of Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$280,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Ft. Pierre, South Dakota Wakpa Sica Historical Society Inc.
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