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by KXNews (Bismarck, N.D.) on 12/19/2014

Wife of Rep. Hudson now working for another lawmaker

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Russia’s claim that 80 percent of Congress never traveled overseas

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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Sen. John Thune (-South Dakota) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: John Randolph Thune

 
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                     17 $13,304,328
With Other Members          137 $340,269,050
All Congressional                154 $353,573,378
All Sponsored Earmarks      162* $526,411,378*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Community Health Center of the Black Hills facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$325,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Rapid City, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Dakota Tallgrass Prairie Wildlife Management Area
(Interior)
$320,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Watertown and Vicinity, SD
(Energy and Water)
$311,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Lower Brule Sioux Tribe Boys and Girls Club
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Lower Brule, South Dakota Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
View earmark details 2010 Rosebud Sioux Tribe-Criminal Justice System
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$300,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rosebud, South Dakota Rosebud Sioux Tribe
View earmark details 2008 Transparent Nanocomposite Armor
(Defense)
$300,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2010 Youth & Family Services, Inc, Rapid City, SD, for a health promotion program for young men
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$300,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) Rapid City, South Dakota Youth and Family Services Inc.
View earmark details 2010 City of Rapid City for wastewater infrastructure improvements
(Interior)
$300,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota Rapid City, S.D.
View earmark details 2009 Rapid City Source Water Protection Initiative for sewer system construction project
(Interior)
$300,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota Rapid City, S.D.
View earmark details 2010 Center for Engineered Biomedical Device
(Defense)
$288,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Vermillion, South Dakota University of South Dakota
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