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View earmark details Rep. Jim Oberstar (-Minnesota, 8th) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated, Died, May 3, 2014
Alternate Name: James Louis Oberstar

 
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                     38 $22,146,843
With Other Members          62 $151,734,450
All Congressional                100 $173,881,293
All Sponsored Earmarks      107* $254,471,293*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 The City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission for Wastewater Treatment Facility
(Interior)
$984,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Grand Rapids, Minnesota Grand Rapids (Minn.) Public Utilities Commission
View earmark details 2008 Superior National Forest - Long Island
(Interior)
$1,231,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 St. Louis County Sherriff's Office, for equipment to support interoperability, such as base stations, microwave, lowers, and installation
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$133,950 Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Duluth, Minnesota, St. Louis, Minnesota St. Louis County (Minn.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 , Isanti, MN
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$47,000 No additional sponsors indicated Isanti, Minnesota City of Isanti, Minn.
View earmark details 2008 Satellite MultiModal Collaborative Crisis & Training Network for the Minnesota Air National Guard
(Defense)
$3,000,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Little Falls, Minnesota Camp Ripley, Minn.
View earmark details 2008 NorthStar Commuter Rail
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$53,900,000 Rep. Keith Ellison (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 Northeastern Minnesota
(Energy and Water)
$1,873,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 Northeast Law Enforcement Administrators Council Methamphetamine Reduction Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$747,300 No additional sponsors indicated Minnesota Northeast Law Enforcement Administrators Council
View earmark details 2008 Northeast Entrepreneur Fund, Northland Entrepreneur Development System for technical assistance
(Financial Services)
$282,000 No additional sponsors indicated Virginia, Minnesota Northeast Entrepreneur Fund
View earmark details 2008 MN TH38 Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 No additional sponsors indicated Minnesota
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