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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Bennie Thompson (-Mississippi, 2nd) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Bennie G. Thompson

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                     29 $7,116,143
With Other Members          14 $14,565,000
All Congressional                43 $21,681,143
All Sponsored Earmarks      45* $22,787,143*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 National Textile Center (NTC): Funding to continue and enhance research currently conducted at a multi-university consortium that links the textile and fiber-based materials industry sector to leading research and education programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,700,000 alert Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (-NC)
Rep. Howard Coble (-NC)
California; Georgia; Massachusetts; North Carolina; New York; Pennsylvania; South Carolina National Textile Center
View earmark details 2009 Delta Nutrition Initiative
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$3,937,000 Rep. Rodney Alexander (-LA)
Rep. Marion Berry (-AR)
Rep. Vic Snyder (-AR)
Little Rock, Arkansas
View earmark details 2010 Byram-Clinton/Norrell Parkway, MS
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,750,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
View earmark details 2010 ARS Biotechnology Lab, Lorman, MS
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,500,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Lorcom, Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 West County Line Road, MS
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,500,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Mississippi Valley State University, Curriculum Development
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,002,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Mississippi Mississippi Valley State University
View earmark details 2010 HBCU Applied Research Incubator
$800,000 Rep. Gerry Connolly (-VA)
Rep. Elijah Cummings (-MD)
Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (-MI)
Virginia Jackson State University; In-Depth Engineering Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Emergency Operations Center, City of Port Gibson, MS
(Homeland Security)
$750,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Port Gibson, Mississippi City of Port Gibson, Miss.
View earmark details 2009 Rosedale Harbor. MS
(Energy and Water)
$593,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
View earmark details 2010 Rosedale Harbor, MS
(Energy and Water)
$590,000 President *
Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (-MS)
Rosedale, Mississippi
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