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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-Rhode Island, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Patrick Joseph Kennedy II

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                     57 $33,452,500
With Other Members          107 $157,903,222
All Congressional                164 $191,355,722
All Sponsored Earmarks      165* $191,545,722*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 RI Bridge and Tunnel Authority EZPass Project for Claiborne Pell Bridge
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Rhode Island
View earmark details 2009 Pawtucket Police Department for youth education programs designed to decrease truancy
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$493,000 Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Pawtucket, Rhode Island Pawtucket (R.I.) Police Department
View earmark details 2010 The City of Newport for UV disinfection system improvements
$500,000 Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Newport, Rhode Island City of Newport, R.I.
View earmark details 2009 Youth Crime Watch of America Youth Crime Watch of America
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU)
Rep. Allen Boyd (D-FL)
Sen. Dick Lugar (R-IN)
Miami, Florida Ignitus Worldwide
View earmark details 2009 The Providence Center to help address barriers that incarcerated men and women face as they re-enter their communities
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI)
Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Providence, Rhode Island Providence Center
View earmark details 2009 SEARCH, National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA)
Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Sacramento, California SEARCH Group Inc.
View earmark details 2009 National Crime Prevention Council
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 alert Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Arlington, Virginia National Crime Prevention Council
View earmark details 2009 Newport Chanter of Commerce, Aquidneck Wastewater Treatment Facility Planning
$500,000 Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Rhode Island
View earmark details 2010 Information Technology and Communications Upgrades
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Warren, Rhode Island Town of Warren, R.I.
View earmark details 2010 Salve Regina University, Newport, RI for equipment and technology at its Blackstone Valley learning center and Newport campus
$500,000 Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Newport, Rhode Island Salve Regina University
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