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View earmark details Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Timothy Peter Johnson

 
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                     78 $47,699,635
With Other Members          198 $433,762,500
All Congressional                276 $481,462,135
All Sponsored Earmarks      288* $661,351,135*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Cuny Table Road (BIA Route 2), Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,900,000 No additional sponsors indicated Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Big Sioux River
(Energy and Water)
$1,873,000 Sen. John Thune (R-SD) Sioux Falls, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Big Sioux River, Sioux Falls, SD
(Energy and Water)
$1,841,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD)
Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Research for Army Cannon Systems
(Defense)
$1,840,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS) Qualification for Aging Weapons Systems
(Defense)
$1,800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Honey Bee Lab, Weslaco, TX
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,762,000 Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX)
Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX)
Weslaco, Texas
View earmark details 2008 BIA Route 14 (Gooseneck Road)--Oglala Sioux Tribe
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,658,160 No additional sponsors indicated South Dakota Oglala Sioux Tribe
View earmark details 2010 Black Hills National Forest-Lady C Ranch
(Interior)
$1,640,000 President *
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Global Change/Ultraviolet Radiation
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,611,000 President *
Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO)
Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO)
Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
...more
Colorado Colorado State University
View earmark details 2008 Aging Weapons Systems Structural Repair
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. John Thune (R-SD) Unknown Location
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