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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in South Dakota

* 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 288 $447,265,138
All earmarks 317* $756,010,138*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

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Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Bigstone Lake Whetstone River
(Energy and Water)
$228,000 No sponsor indicated South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Biological Threat Antibody Research
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Rep. Steve King (-IA)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Biomass Crop Production
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,205,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Brookings, South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Biomass Crop Production
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,131,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Brookings, South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Biomass Crop Production, Brookings, SD
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$1,250,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
...more
Brookings, South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Blackbird Management
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$265,000 Sen. Kent Conrad (-ND)
Sen. Byron Dorgan (-ND)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
...more
South Dakota
View earmark details 2010 Blackbird management, North and South Dakota
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$265,000 Sen. Kent Conrad (-ND)
Sen. Byron Dorgan (-ND)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
...more
South Dakota
View earmark details 2008 Black Hills Nanoscale Minerals Institute, infrastructure development
(Financial Services)
$282,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD) Rapid City, South Dakota South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
View earmark details 2008 Black Hills National Forest
(Interior)
$984,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
...more
South Dakota
View earmark details 2009 Black Hills National Forest
(Interior)
$1,900,000 Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (-SD)
Sen. John Thune (-SD)
Sen. Tim Johnson (-SD)
...more
South Dakota
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