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View earmark details Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-South Dakota, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
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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 Novel Extremity Body Armor
(Defense)
$600,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Exploding Foils Initiators with Nanomaterial-based Circuits
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Predicting Bio-Agent Threat Profiles Using Automated Behavior Analysis
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Brookings, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Development, Optimization, and Transfer of a Reliable Testing Technology for Materials Designed to Protect Warfighters Against Toxic Chemical Warfare Agents
(Defense)
$480,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota EMCC Lab LLC
View earmark details 2009 Biological Threat Antibody Research
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Steve King (-IA) Sioux Falls, South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Sensors
(Defense)
$500,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota
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 2009 Behavior and Neuroscience, Fuctional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Project
(Defense)
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Vermillion, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Center for Engineered Biomedical Device
(Defense)
$288,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Vermillion, South Dakota University of South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 B-1 AESA radar operational utility evaluation
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Virginia Boeing Co.
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