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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Mississippi

* 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 762 $2,110,625,418
All earmarks 816* $2,805,971,802*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Regional Counterdrug Training Academy
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$291,400 Rep. Chip Pickering (-MS) Meridian, Mississippi Regional Counterdrug Training Academy
View earmark details 2008 Regional Ensembling System for Atmospheric Dispersion Forecasting
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,410,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Jackson, Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Remote Infrasonic Monitoring of Natural Hazards
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,645,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) California; Hawaii; Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Research, Technology and Economic Development Park to generate high technology jobs and enhance the overall economic development of the region, including additional service, construction, and retail jobs, Mississippi State University
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$7,332,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Starkville, Mississippi Mississippi State University
View earmark details 2008 Smith County, MS , Sheriff's Department
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$61,100 Rep. Chip Pickering (-MS) Smith, Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Stennis Space Center, infrastructure improvements for Crew Exploration Vehicle Testing
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,820,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Mississippi John C. Stennis Space Center
View earmark details 2008 Stennis Space Center, technology/industry partnership in assisting in transitioning space technologies into the commercial sector
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$3,760,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS)
Sen. Trent Lott (-MS)
Mississippi John C. Stennis Space Center
View earmark details 2008 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, provide legal analysis and training to judges and prosecutors regarding electronic and computer crime.
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,538,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Oxford, Mississippi University of Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, for a state-wide and regional information sharing system
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,175,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (-MS) Hattiesburg, Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Coahoma County Sheriff Department, law enforcement
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 Rep. Bennie Thompson (-MS) Coahoma County, Mississippi Coahoma County (Miss.) Sheriff Department
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