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Come fly with me: Lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips this Congress

by Cronkite News on 07/16/2014

Congressman praises House Ethics Committee

by Mason City Globe Gazette on 07/09/2014

Loebsack praises House Ethics reversal on privately funded travel

by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

Interest groups let Congress travel free

by Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel on 07/05/2014

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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)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Improvements on I-90 from the Lawrence County Line to Exit 32, SD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,900,000 No additional sponsors indicated South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Improvements to SD 73 from US 18 to Jackson County Serving Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservation, SD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 No additional sponsors indicated South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Simulation in Different Soils
(Defense)
$500,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Improvised Explosive Device Simulation in Different Soils
(Defense)
$400,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2009 Integrated Mechanical Diagnostics Health and Usage Management System and Condition Based Maintenance for the H-53E
(Defense)
$4,000,000 Sen. Richard Burr (-NC)
Sen. Patrick Leahy (-VT)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Integrated Mechanical Diagnostics Health and Usage Management System (IMDS) for CH-53
(Defense)
$4,640,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. Patrick Leahy (-VT)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (-VT)
...more
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 International Arid Lands Consortium
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$427,000 Rep. Raúl Grijalva (-AZ)
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
...more
Arizona International Arid Lands Consortium
View earmark details 2010 International Arid Lands Consortium, AZ
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$401,000 Rep. Raúl Grijalva (-AZ)
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Rep. Solomon Ortiz (-TX)
...more
Arizona
View earmark details 2009 International Arid Lands Consortium, AZ
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$401,000 Rep. Raúl Grijalva (-AZ)
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
...more
Arizona International Arid Lands Consortium
View earmark details 2009 Intersection Improvements on US 212 and US 81 and Improvements to US 81, SD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD) South Dakota
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