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View earmark details Rep. Ed Whitfield (-Kentucky, 1st) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Wayne Edward Whitfield

 
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                     24 $7,440,500
With Other Members          27 $65,392,325
All Congressional                51 $72,832,825
All Sponsored Earmarks      62* $709,056,825*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Wolf Creek Dam, Lake Cumberland, KY (Seepage Control)
(Energy and Water)
$116,206,000 President *
Rep. Hal Rogers (-KY)
Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Olmsted Locks and Dam, Ohio River, IL & KY
(Energy and Water)
$109,094,000 President *
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Olmstead Locks and Dam, Ohio River
(Energy and Water)
$102,336,000 President *
Rep. John Shimkus (-IL)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Kentucky
View earmark details 2010 Olmsted Locks and Dam, Ohio River, IL & KY
(Energy and Water)
$101,521,000 President * Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Wolf Creek Dam, KY (Seepage Control)
(Energy and Water)
$54,547,000 President *
Rep. Hal Rogers (-KY)
Sen. Lamar Alexander (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
...more
Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Wolf Creek (Seepage Control)
(Energy and Water)
$53,234,000 President *
Sen. Lamar Alexander (-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (-TN)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
...more
Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Kentucky Lock and Dam, Tennessee River
(Energy and Water)
$51,168,000 President *
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Kentucky
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2009 Kentucky Lock and Dam, Tennessee River, KY
(Energy and Water)
$22,330,000 President *
Sen. Mitch McConnell (-KY)
Kentucky
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