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View earmark details Rep. Keith Ellison (-Minnesota, 5th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Keith Maurice Ellison

 
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                     6 $1,503,000
With Other Members          44 $126,724,025
All Congressional                50 $128,227,025
All Sponsored Earmarks      54* $212,859,025*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 NorthStar Commuter Rail
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$53,900,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 National Writing Project for activities authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$25,646,000 President *
Rep. Shelley Berkley (-NV)
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Mike Capuano (-MA)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2009 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Rob Andrews (-NJ)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K-16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$23,581,000 alert Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
Rep. Joe Crowley (-NY)
Rep. Charlie Dent (-PA)
...more
Berkeley, California National Writing Project
View earmark details 2009 Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$20,000,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$17,713,000 President *
Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2010 Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MN, MO & WI
(Energy and Water)
$16,470,000 President *
Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (-MO)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2008 Central Corridor Light Rail
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$10,192,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Ramsey, Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Upper Miss River-Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$8,604,000 Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Bruce Braley (-IA)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
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