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Action News Investigates: Military salary limitations

by Action News Jacksonville on 04/30/2015

Cochran aide enters not guilty plea on drug charges

by Hattiesburg (Miss.) American on 04/29/2015

At least 6 former Schock aides now subpoenaed

by Chicago Tribune on 04/28/2015

Staffer for Senator Thad Cochran Arrested on Drug Charges

by NBC News on 04/24/2015

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Minnesota

* 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 400 $587,119,868
All earmarks 439* $886,745,589*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

(asc)

Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Development and Validation of Advanced Design Technologies for Hypersonic Research
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) Minneapolis, Minnesota University of Minnesota Twin Cities
View earmark details 2010 Corrosion Training Simulation Program
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Pine City, Minnesota Pine Technical College
View earmark details 2010 Forward Looking Infrared Sensors for UH-60 Medevac Helicopters for the Minnesota National Guard
(Defense)
$800,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Saint Paul, Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Blood, Medical and Food Safety via Eco-Friendly Wireless Sensing (Phase II)
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) St. Paul, Minnesota 3M Co.
View earmark details 2010 Minnesota National Guard Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Reintegrate Program
(Defense)
$2,000,000 Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
...more
St. Paul, Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Minnesota National Guard Counter-Drug Program
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
St. Paul, Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Communications Aerial Platforms for Increased Situational Awareness for the Minnesota National Guard
(Defense)
$1,888,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN)
...more
Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Electric All Terrain Ultra Light Vehicle for the Minnesota National Guard
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN) Minnesota Minnesota National Guard
View earmark details 2010 Plasma Sterilizer
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
...more
Minnesota Sterilucent Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Ada
(Energy and Water)
$394,000 Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) Minnesota City of Ada, Minn.
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