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

View earmark details Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Indiana) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Richard Green Lugar

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                     42 $36,081,200
With Other Members          203 $261,460,953
All Congressional                245 $297,542,153
All Sponsored Earmarks      249* $315,089,153*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Advanced linear accelerator facility - Indiana University Cyclotron Facility;Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, via the U.S. Department of the Navy, Research, Development, Test And Evaluation
$960,000 Rep. Baron Hill (D-IN) Bloomington, Indiana Indiana University Cyclotron Facility; Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division
View earmark details 2009 Press-Loaded Explosive Projectile Washout Line
$800,000 Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-IN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Crane, Indiana
View earmark details 2008 Critical Army Systems - Cyber Attack Technology (CASCAT)
$1,200,000 Rep. Peter John Visclosky (D-IN) Merrillville, Indiana Cimcor Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Net-Centric Sensors Grid
$800,000 Rep. Baron Hill (D-IN)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Bloomington, Indiana
View earmark details 2008 Indiana-Ohio Traumatic Amputation Rehabilitation Research
$1,000,000 Rep. David Hobson (R-OH)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH)
Columbus, Ohio Indiana University System; Ohio State University
View earmark details 2009 Emerging Critical Interconnection Tech
$2,000,000 Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-IN)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Crane, Indiana
View earmark details 2010 Crane Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Depot Capability
$1,600,000 Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-IN) Crane, Indiana ITT Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Antiballistic Windshield Armor
$2,400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Mishawaka, Indiana DefenseCS Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Consortium for Plant Biomass, Inc.
(Energy and Water)
$3,936,000 Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO)
St. Simons Island, Georgia Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Indianapolis, White River (North), IN
(Energy and Water)
$2,536,000 Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Rep. André Carson (D-IN)
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