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

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by Action News Jacksonville on 04/30/2015

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

At least 6 former Schock aides now subpoenaed

by Chicago Tribune on 04/28/2015

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 2010 Coldwater River Basin Below Arkabutla Lake, MS
(Energy and Water)
$338,000 President (solo) * Coldwater River Basin, Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Coldwater River Basin Brow Arkabutu Lake
(Energy and Water)
$125,000 President *
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Collection and Study of Basic Data, AR, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO & TN
(Energy and Water)
$1,608,000 President *
Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
...more
Illinois; Kentucky; Louisiana; Missouri; Mississippi; Tennessee
View earmark details 2010 Combined Arms Collective Training Facility Add/Alt
(Military Construction)
$16,100,000 President (solo) * Camp Shelby, Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Communications system
(Homeland Security)
$20,000,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Communications System
(Disaster Aid)
$0 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Composite Mast for CVNs
(Defense)
$2,960,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Mississippi Northrop Grumman Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Composite Materials Enhancements through Polymer Science R&D
(Defense)
$5,120,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi University of Southern Mississippi
View earmark details 2010 Conducting Polymer Stress and Polymer Damage Sensors for Composites
(Defense)
$2,880,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi Crosslink
View earmark details 2008 Continue planning and development of the Smith County Lake recreation project
(Interior)
$0 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Mississippi
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