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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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Bottineau Transitway
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$250,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway Missing Link-Phase I: Design, Acquisitions, Environmental Remediation, Construction, MN
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 Minnehaha Creek Watershed, MN
(Energy and Water)
$305,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) 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 Bolder Options Replication and Expansion
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 No additional sponsors indicated Minneapolis, Minnesota Bolder Options
View earmark details 2010 Emergency Operations Center, City of Minneapolis, MN
(Homeland Security)
$750,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minneapolis, Minnesota City of Minneapolis, Minn.
View earmark details 2010 Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON), Minneapolis, MN North Minneapolis Small Business Capacity Building Program
(Financial Services)
$150,000 No additional sponsors indicated Minneapolis, Minnesota Northside Economic Opportunity Network
View earmark details 2010 Public Safety Technology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$400,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (-MN) Minneapolis, Minnesota City of Minneapolis, Minn.
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 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
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