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Lawmaker Bonuses vs. Military Pay

by WHIO-TV (Dayton, Ohio) on 05/05/2015

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Kentucky

* 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 599 $960,541,427
All earmarks 679* $2,879,856,427*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Wolf Creek Dam, Lake Cumberland, KY
(Energy and Water)
$8,500,000 President *
Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Sen. Jim Bunning (R-KY)
Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 University of Louisville Research Foundation, to upgrade and expand cardiovascular facilities.
$8,070,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Louisville, Kentucky University of Louisville Research Foundation Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Wolf Creek Dam, Lake Cumberland, KY
(Energy and Water)
$7,272,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Aviation Operations Facility Ph III
(Military Construction)
$7,191,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) London, Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Joint Transportable Decontamination System-Small Scale
$6,800,000 Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY)
Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (R-IL)
Florence, Kentucky DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.
View earmark details 2010 5th SFG Language Sustainment Training Facility
(Military Construction)
$6,800,000 Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN)
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Markland Locks and Dam (Rehabilitation)
(Energy and Water)
$6,720,000 No sponsor indicated Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 Cantonment Area Roads
(Military Construction)
$6,700,000 President *
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Fort Knox, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 McAlpine Locks and Dam, Ohio River, KY & IN
(Energy and Water)
$6,270,000 President *
Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
View earmark details 2010 Biometric Optical Surveillance System
$6,000,000 Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Bowling Green, Kentucky University of Louisville; Electronic Warfare Associates Inc.
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