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

View earmark details Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-Louisiana, 5th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Rodney McKinnie Alexander

 
AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     21 $11,181,700
With Other Members          130 $267,285,463
All Congressional                151 $278,467,163
All Sponsored Earmarks      168* $501,082,163*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Formosan Subterranean Termite
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$3,717,000 Rep. Richard Baker (R-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
New Orleans, Louisiana
View earmark details 2010 U.S. ARS Sugarcane Research Laboratory, Houma, LA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$3,654,000 Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-LA)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
...more
Houma, Louisiana
View earmark details 2010 Formosan Subterranean Termites Research, New Orleans, LA
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$3,490,000 Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) New Orleans, Louisiana
View earmark details 2009 Remote Suspect Identification
(Defense)
$3,200,000 Rep. Jim McCrery (R-LA) Louisiana
View earmark details 2010 Anti-Tamper Research and Development
(Defense)
$3,040,000 Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
Ruston, Louisiana Louisiana Tech University
View earmark details 2009 Cyber Security Laboratory at Louisiana Tech University
(Defense)
$3,000,000 Rep. Jim McCrery (R-LA)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Ruston, Louisiana Louisiana Tech University
View earmark details 2008 Tensas Basin, Boeuf and Tensas Rivers
(Energy and Water)
$2,624,000 Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)
Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR)
...more
Louisiana
View earmark details 2010 Remote Language-Independent Suspect Identification
(Defense)
$2,560,000 Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) Ruston, Louisiana Louisiana Tech University
View earmark details 2009 Tensas Basin, Red River Backwater, LA
(Energy and Water)
$2,449,000 Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
Louisiana
View earmark details 2009 Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (Note: A treatment Planning Research Laboratory for High Performance Computing and Radiation Dose Effects
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Rep. Don Cazayoux (D-LA)
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)
...more
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
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