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View earmark details Rep. Hal Rogers (-Kentucky, 5th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Harold Dallas Rogers

 
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                     98 $175,613,300
With Other Members          37 $70,775,875
All Congressional                135 $246,389,175
All Sponsored Earmarks      139* $425,642,175*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Morehead/Rowan County Airport Access Road, KY
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$902,500 No additional sponsors indicated Morehead, Kentucky Morehead-Rowan County (Ky.) Clyde A. Thomas Regional Airport
View earmark details 2010 Daniel Boone National Forest
(Interior)
$900,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY) Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Daniel Boone National Forest Law Enforcement Operations
(Interior)
$886,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY) Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Kentucky Soil Erosion Control
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$771,000 Sen. Jim Bunning (-KY)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Kentucky Kentucky Natural Resources Conservation Service
View earmark details 2009 Consortium for Plant Biotechnology
(Interior)
$750,000 alert Rep. John Conyers (-MI)
Rep. John Lewis (-GA)
Rep. Brad Miller (-NC)
...more
Various Locations Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research Inc.
View earmark details 2010 US-25 Widening, Laurel County, KY
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$750,000 No additional sponsors indicated Laurel County, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Kentucky Soil Erosion Control
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$724,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY) Kentucky
View earmark details 2010 Kentucky Soil Erosion Control, KY
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$724,000 Sen. Jim Bunning (-KY)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Operation UNITE, Somerset, KY for a substance abuse treatment and voucher program
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$714,000 No additional sponsors indicated Somerset, Kentucky Operation UNITE
View earmark details 2009 I-75 Widening, Rockcastle County, KY
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$712,500 No additional sponsors indicated Rockcastle County, Kentucky
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