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View earmark details Sen. Richard Shelby (-Alabama) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Richard Craig Shelby

 
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                     202 $426,234,050
With Other Members          235 $496,533,900
All Congressional                437 $922,767,950
All Sponsored Earmarks      451* $1,315,957,950*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 City of Auburn, for a mobile data system
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$305,500 No additional sponsors indicated Auburn, Alabama City of Auburn, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 Alabama Center for Law and Civic Education, for law-related education
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$94,000 No additional sponsors indicated Birmingham, Alabama Alabama Center for Law and Civic Education
View earmark details 2008 Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, Talladega, Al, mentoring for disabled at-risk youth
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 No additional sponsors indicated Talladega, Alabama Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
View earmark details 2008 Alabama A&M University, research and development, studies and analyses of higher temperature advanced materials research and development
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$564,000 Rep. Bud Cramer (-AL) Normal, Alabama Alabama A&M University
View earmark details 2008 City of Bessemer, for emergency operations and communications
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$141,000 Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (-AL) Bessemer, Alabama City of Bessemer, Ala.
View earmark details 2008 American Village Citizenship Trust, Montevallo, Al, for character programs in at-risk areas
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$329,000 No additional sponsors indicated Montevallo, Alabama American Village Citizenship Trust
View earmark details 2008 Aquatic Genomics and Biosecurity Research, to serve as a system for early detection and warnings for pathogens and other contaminants in our aquatic environments, Auburn University
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$940,000 No additional sponsors indicated Auburn, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Alabama GIS Mapping, to plan and produce a high resolution large scale geospatial database of Alabama, Alabama Department of Revenue
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$423,000 Rep. Bud Cramer (-AL) Montgomery, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 Alabama District Attorneys Association, for the state's drug problem and gang activity
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,692,000 No additional sponsors indicated Montgomery, Alabama Alabama District Attorneys Association
View earmark details 2008 City of Athens, for mobile data units in police cars
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$211,500 No additional sponsors indicated Athens, Alabama City of Athens, Ala.
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