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TSA Body Scanner Lobbyist Takes Congressional Job Overseeing Spending on TSA Security

by The Intercept on 05/27/2015

Justice Alito's Son Quits Gibson Dunn for Capitol Hill Job

by Legal Times on 05/27/2015

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by The Hill on 05/26/2015

Cochran's bride may continue as staff member

by Hattiesburg (Miss.) American on 05/26/2015

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) Amount

(asc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Yazoo River, MS
(Energy and Water)
$26,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Water/Environmental Certification, MS
(Energy and Water)
$28,000 No sponsor indicated Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 City of Amory, for general construction improvements to the community center
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$38,000 Rep. Travis Childers (D-MS) Amory, Mississippi City of Amory, Miss.
View earmark details 2008 Lafayette/Oxford/University Angel Ranch, for domestic services for victims of abuse
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$47,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Oxford, Mississippi Angel Ranch Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Boys and Girls Club, for upgrades and renovations of the Boys and Girls Club facility
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$47,500 Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) Bolton, Mississippi Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Parents for Public Schools of Jackson, Inc., Jackson, MS, for arts education programs
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$48,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Jackson, Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 Yazoo Basin - Backwater Less Rocky Bayou
(Energy and Water)
$48,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 Yazoo Basin-Yazoo Backwater F & WL Mitigation Lands
(Energy and Water)
$49,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 PAS: Jones County Water Supply, MS
(Energy and Water)
$50,000 Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) Jones County, Mississippi
View earmark details 2009 PAS: Mississippi Band of Choctaws, MS
(Energy and Water)
$50,000 Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) Mississippi
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