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Fiscal Year(s)

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 2010 Upper Mississippi River--Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MN, MO & WI
(Energy and Water)
$6,276,000 Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (-MO)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2010 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$6,000,000 alert Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (-NY)
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
...more
Various Locations Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2009 Plasma Sterilizer
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Minneapolis, Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 Plasma Sterilizer
(Defense)
$3,000,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
Minneapolis, Minnesota Sterilucent Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Plasma Sterilizer
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Minnesota Sterilucent Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Minnesota Beyond Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
Rep. Collin Peterson (-MN)
...more
St Paul, Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 Minnesota National Guard Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Reintegrate Program
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
Rep. Erik Paulsen (-MN)
Rep. Collin Peterson (-MN)
...more
St. Paul, Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Add/Alt Starbase Facility
(Military Construction)
$1,900,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Prevention of Compartment Syndrome, Ultrafiltration Catheter
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Betty McCollum (-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
...more
St Paul, Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Aircraft Deicing Apron
(Military Construction)
$1,500,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN)
Minneapolis-St Paul IAP, Minnesota
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