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View earmark details Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Maryland) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Benjamin Louis Cardin

 
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                     28 $8,689,300
With Other Members          381 $604,198,610
All Congressional                409 $612,887,910
All Sponsored Earmarks      440* $1,611,977,910*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Parish Creek, MD
(Energy and Water)
$1,100,000 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Maryland
View earmark details 2009 Scalable Topside Array Radar Demonstrator
(Defense)
$800,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
...more
Linthicum, Maryland
View earmark details 2009 States of Maryland and Virginia to provide economic assistance, equally divided between States of Maryland and Virginia, to watermen and communities impacted by the Secretary of Commerce's blue crab disaster declaration of September 22, 2008
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$10,000,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Sen. John William Warner (R-VA)
Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA)
...more
Richmond, Virginia State of Maryland; Commonwealth of Virginia
View earmark details 2009 Mid-Atlantic River Commissions
(Energy and Water)
$2,365,000 Rep. Bob Brady (D-PA)
Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE)
Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA)
...more
View earmark details 2009 Middle Potomac Comprehensive Plan, MD, VA, PA, WV & DC
(Energy and Water)
$191,000 Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA)
...more
Maryland; Pennsylvania; Virginia; West Virginia
View earmark details 2009 Maryland Disability Law Center, Baltimore, MD for legal advocacy for disabled Medicaid recipients
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) Baltimore, Maryland
View earmark details 2009 MARC Capacity Improvements, MD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$13,000,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
...more
Maryland
View earmark details 2009 MD 4 at Suitland Parkway, MD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,567,500 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Maryland
View earmark details 2009 Middle Potomac Watershed, Great Seneca Creek and Muddy Branch, MD
(Energy and Water)
$430,000 Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Maryland
View earmark details 2009 Laser Based Explosives, Chem/Bio Standoff and Point Detector
(Defense)
$4,000,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Unknown Location
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