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Action News Investigates: Military salary limitations

by Action News Jacksonville on 04/30/2015

Cochran aide enters not guilty plea on drug charges

by Hattiesburg (Miss.) American on 04/29/2015

At least 6 former Schock aides now subpoenaed

by Chicago Tribune on 04/28/2015

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

View earmark details Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Maryland) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Barbara Ann Mikulski

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                     59 $58,805,300
With Other Members          334 $600,551,290
All Congressional                393 $659,356,590
All Sponsored Earmarks      435* $2,171,453,590*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Department of Natural Resources, for construction of a visitor center and recreational facilities
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$475,000 Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) Annapolis, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 E-2 Advanced Hawkeye Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation Facility
(Military Construction)
$13,650,000 President *
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Patuxent River, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 East Baltimore Development, Inc. (EBDI), to provide for workforce development, clean and safe programs, and infrastructure improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$196,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Baltimore, Maryland East Baltimore (Md.) Development Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Eastern Shore, Mid Chesapeake Bay Island
(Energy and Water)
$405,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Rep. Al Wynn (D-MD)
View earmark details 2009 Eastern Shore, Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island
(Energy and Water)
$167,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
View earmark details 2010 Eastern Shore, Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island, MD
(Energy and Water)
$314,000 President *
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Eastern Shores of Maryland Education Consortium, to expand the dropout prevention program to utilize a web-based curriculum
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$223,250 Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) Centerville, Maryland Eastern Shore of Maryland Educational Consortium
View earmark details 2009 Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the Senate, for the planning and design of a building and may include support for an endowment
$5,813,000 Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV)
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Boston, Massachusetts Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
View earmark details 2009 Elkton
(Energy and Water)
$0 Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD) Elkton, Maryland
View earmark details 2010 Emergency Service Center
(Military Construction)
$16,125,000 President * Fort Detrick, Maryland
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