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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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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)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Life Extension of Weapon Systems Through Advanced Materials Processing
(Defense)
$2,500,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2010 LITENING 4th Generation Kit Upgrades
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Sen. John Boozman (-AR)
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (-LA)
...more
Louisiana; South Dakota Northrop Grumman Corp.
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 Marion Road Interchange, SD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Military Waste-to-Energy Project using the Hydro-Thermal Energy Conversion (Hy-TEC) Process
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD) San Diego, California General Atomics
View earmark details 2008 Minnehaha County Sheriffs Department, for meth reduction programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$94,000 No additional sponsors indicated Minnehaha, South Dakota Minnehaha County (S.D.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2009 Missouri River, ND, MT, SD, NE, IA, KS & MO
(Energy and Water)
$2,868,000 Sen. Max Baucus (-MT)
Sen. Kent Conrad (-ND)
Sen. Byron Dorgan (-ND)
...more
Kansas; Missouri; Montana; North Dakota; Nebraska; South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 MNI Wiconi Project
(Energy and Water)
$32,200,000 President *
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Mni Wiconi Project
(Energy and Water)
$37,570,000 President *
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Mni Wiconi Project
(Energy and Water)
$32,770,000 President *
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Rosebud, South Dakota
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