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by The Hill on 01/20/2015

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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Amy Jean Klobuchar

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                     32 $40,689,600
With Other Members          239 $372,797,375
All Congressional                271 $413,486,975
All Sponsored Earmarks      283* $545,114,696*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
$50,000,000 alert Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program
$138,000,000 alert Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT)
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 P-3 Command; Control; Communications and Computers (C4) for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)
$4,000,000 Rep. Bob Inglis (R-SC)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Development and Validation of Advanced Design Technologies for Hypersonic Research
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Minneapolis, Minnesota University of Minnesota Twin Cities
View earmark details 2009 Blood, Medical & Food Safety Via Eco-Friendly Wireless Sensing
$1,000,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Large Structure Titanium Machining Initiative
$800,000 Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) Edina, Minnesota Third Wave Systems
View earmark details 2008 Gun Propellant Demilitarization
$2,400,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 National Guard Counter-Drug Support
$20,000,000 Committee initiative Unknown Location Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2008 Bi-Directional English-Iraqi Instant Language Translation System
$1,840,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Multi-Sensor UXO Detection and recovery System Re-acquisition and Removal Phase Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
$1,600,000 Rep. John J. Duncan (R-TN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
Knoxville, Tennessee AMEC plc
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