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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Alabama

* Earmarks requested by the president are not included in the member and state rankings to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 No Total Amount
Congressional earmarks 728 $1,040,840,677
All earmarks 761* $1,538,956,677*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

(asc)

Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 USA Cancer Institute Oncology Medical Record System
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 Rep. Jo Bonner (-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Alabama University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
View earmark details 2008 U.S. Courthouse
(Financial Services)
$0 President *
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Mobile, Alabama
View earmark details 2010 U.S. Courthouse, Mobile, Ala.
(Financial Services)
$0 Rep. Jo Bonner (-AL) Mobile, Alabama
View earmark details 2008 U.S. Forest Highway 4
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL)
Winston, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 U.S. Forest Highway 9, Winston County, AL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL) Winston County, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 US Hwy 43 Lighting Upgrades, Thomasville, AL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$380,000 Rep. Jo Bonner (-AL)
Rep. Artur Genestre Davis (-AL)
Thomasville, Alabama
View earmark details 2010 US Hwy 72 Widening in Athens, AL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$450,000 Rep. R. Parker Griffith (-AL) Athens, Alabama
View earmark details 2009 US Space and Rocket Center for educational exhibits
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama U.S. Space and Rocket Center
View earmark details 2008 U.S. Space and Rocket Center, museum and exhibits update
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$470,000 Sen. Richard Shelby (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama U.S. Space and Rocket Center
View earmark details 2010 U.S. Space and Rocket Center Transportation Request, Huntsville, AL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,600,000 Rep. Robert Aderholt (-AL) Huntsville, Alabama
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