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View earmark details Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Kentucky) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: James Paul David Bunning

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                     35 $21,007,200
With Other Members          51 $106,208,375
All Congressional                86 $127,215,575
All Sponsored Earmarks      87* $135,715,575*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 School Age Services Center
(Military Construction)
$10,000,000 Rep. John Tanner (D-TN)
Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN)
Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky
View earmark details 2010 Wolf Creek Dam, Lake Cumberland, KY
(Energy and Water)
$8,500,000 President *
Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Lake Cumberland, Kentucky
View earmark details 2008 National Rural Water Association
$7,580,000 alert Rep. Rodney Alexander (R-LA)
Rep. John E. Peterson (R-PA)
Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS)
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
View earmark details 2010 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
$6,000,000 alert Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Various Locations Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2009 National Council on Economic Education for the Cooperative Education Exchange program, which is authorized in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the Civic Education Program
$5,019,000 Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
New York, New York Council for Economic Education
View earmark details 2008 Anti-Sniper Infrared Targeting System
$5,000,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
$4,965,000 alert Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI)
Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI)
Unknown Location Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2008 Consortium for Plant Biomass, Inc.
(Energy and Water)
$3,936,000 Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO)
St. Simons Island, Georgia Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Freedom Fuels/Coal Fuel Alliance
$3,920,000 Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY) Kentucky American Freedom Fuels and Chemicals LLC
View earmark details 2010 Blue Grass Army Depot Supercritical Water Oxidation-Conventional Demil
$3,920,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) Kentucky Blue Grass Army Depot, Ky.
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