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

View earmark details Sen. Dick Lugar (-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 2008 Water Systems Council WellCare water well owner technical assistance program
$689,000 alert Rep. Tom Allen (-ME)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Various Locations Water Systems Council
View earmark details 2008 Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana, Inc., for Food Bank Capital Improvements Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$686,000 No additional sponsors indicated Indiana
View earmark details 2009 7th Road Extension
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$665,000 Sen. Joe Donnelly (-IN) Marshall County, Indiana
View earmark details 2009 YWCA St. Joseph County Court Watch and Legal Advocacy Programs for Victims of Domestic Violence
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$665,000 Sen. Joe Donnelly (-IN) South Bend, Indiana YWCA of St. Joseph County (Ind.)
View earmark details 2008 Lake County Sheriff's Office Technology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$658,000 Rep. Peter John Visclosky (-IN)
Sen. Evan Bayh (-IN)
Lake, Indiana Lake County (Ind.) Sheriff's Department
View earmark details 2008 TRANSPO Bus Operations Center
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$656,600 Sen. Joe Donnelly (-IN)
Sen. Evan Bayh (-IN)
South Bend, Indiana
View earmark details 2008 Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis, for a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community
$603,000 Sen. Evan Bayh (-IN)
Rep. André Carson (-IN)
Indianapolis, Indiana Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
View earmark details 2010 Palm Print AFIS
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$600,000 Rep. Mark Souder (-IN) Fort Wayne, Indiana City of Fort Wayne, Ind.
View earmark details 2010 Ivy Tech Community College, Terre Haute, IN for equipment and technology for training programs at its Advanced Manufacturing Center
$600,000 Rep. Brad Ellsworth (-IN) Terre Haute, Indiana Ivy Tech Community College (Ind.)
View earmark details 2010 Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis, IN for education programs including equipment and technology
$600,000 Rep. André Carson (-IN) Indianapolis, Indiana Indianapolis Public Schools
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