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

View earmark details Rep. Chris Van Hollen (-Maryland, 8th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Christopher Van Hollen Jr.

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                     17 $9,622,572
With Other Members          79 $136,411,960
All Congressional                96 $146,034,532
All Sponsored Earmarks      104* $483,229,532*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Chesapeake Bay Activities
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$3,998,000 Rep. Jim Moran (-VA)
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (-MD)
Rep. Gerry Connolly (-VA)
View earmark details 2010 Naval Ship Hydrodynamic Test Facilities
$3,200,000 Sen. Ben Cardin (-MD) West Bethesda, Maryland Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division
View earmark details 2009 BRAC Related Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$3,087,500 Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (-MD)
Montgomery County, Maryland
View earmark details 2010 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Restoration
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$3,000,000 Rep. Gerry Connolly (-VA)
Rep. Donna Edwards (-MD)
Rep. Steny Hoyer (-MD)
Annapolis, Maryland National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Chesapeake Bay Office
View earmark details 2010 Purple Line, MD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$3,000,000 Rep. Donna Edwards (-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (-MD)
View earmark details 2009 Fibrin Adhesive Stat (FAST) Dressing
$3,000,000 Rep. Bob Etheridge (-NC)
Rep. David Price (-NC)
Sen. Richard Burr (-NC)
Rockville, Maryland
View earmark details 2009 Children's National Medical Center, pediatric surgical center renovations
(Financial Services)
$2,850,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Rep. Jim Moran (-VA)
Washington, District of Columbia Children's National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.)
View earmark details 2010 Prince George's County-Montgomery County Gang Prevention and Suppression Task Force
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,700,000 Rep. Donna Edwards (-MD)
Rep. Steny Hoyer (-MD)
Greenbelt, Maryland University of Maryland Public Safety Training and Technical Assistance Program
View earmark details 2010 Wide area virtual environment simulation for medical Readiness training
$2,400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Bethesda, Maryland Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
View earmark details 2008 Fibrin Adhesive Stat (FAST) Dressing
$2,000,000 Rep. Bob Etheridge (-NC)
Rep. David Price (-NC)
Sen. Ben Cardin (-MD)
Gaithersburg, Maryland STB Lifesaving Technologies
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