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

View earmark details Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland, 7th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Elijah Eugene Cummings

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                     10 $3,939,000
With Other Members          95 $208,992,050
All Congressional                105 $212,931,050
All Sponsored Earmarks      109* $265,803,050*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Howard County, Ellicott City, MD for construction and equipment for community rooms
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$380,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Ellicott City, Maryland City of Ellicott, Md.
View earmark details 2008 Public School Safety Initiative
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$399,500 Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) Baltimore City, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 New Song Urban Ministries, for comprehensive services to atrisk youth
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$401,850 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Baltimore, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Eastern Shore, Mid Chesapeake Bay Island
(Energy and Water)
$405,000 Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Rep. Al Wynn (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
View earmark details 2008 LifeBridge Health of Baltimore to implement the computerized physician order entry initiative.
$407,000 Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
Baltimore, Maryland LifeBridge Health
View earmark details 2009 University of Maryland-Baltimore BioPark
(Financial Services)
$427,500 Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Baltimore, Maryland University of Maryland Baltimore
View earmark details 2008 Kennedy Krieger Institute, for facilities and equipment for the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury facility
$430,000 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Baltimore, Maryland Kennedy Krieger Institute
View earmark details 2010 Agroecology/Chesapeake Bay Agro-ecology, MD
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$439,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
View earmark details 2008 City of Baltimore, to sustain and institutionalize the Felony Drug Initiative pilot project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$446,500 Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) Baltimore, Maryland City of Baltimore (Md.)
View earmark details 2009 Howard County Hybrid Electric Buses, MD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 No additional sponsors indicated Howard County, Maryland Howard County, Md.
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