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

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 Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Network Expansion and Integration of Navy/NASA RDT&E Ranges and Facilities
$4,800,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Patuxent River, Maryland U.S. Navy
View earmark details 2008 Bethesda Hospitals Emergency Preparedness Partnership
$4,800,000 Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) Bethesda, Maryland Bethesda Hospitals' Emergency Preparedness Partnership
View earmark details 2009 States of Maryland and Virginia to restore oyster habitat and plant disease free oysters in scientifically selected sites throughout the Chesapeake Bay
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,600,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)
Rep. Wayne Gilchrest (R-MD)
Richmond, Virginia State of Maryland; Commonwealth of Virginia
View earmark details 2009 Energetics S&T Workforce Development
$4,500,000 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
View earmark details 2008 National Crime Victims Law Institute - Lewis and Clark College
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,465,000 Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Portland, Oregon National Crime Victims Law Institute
View earmark details 2010 BRAC-Related Improvements, Montgomery County, MD
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$4,400,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Montgomery County, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Network Expansion & Integration of Navy/NASA RTG&E Ranges & Facilities
$4,100,000 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Patuxent River, Maryland Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
View earmark details 2010 Improved Capabilities for Irregular Warfare Platforms
$4,000,000 Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Patuxent River, Maryland Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
View earmark details 2010 Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar (VADER)
$4,000,000 Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Linthicum, Maryland Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems
View earmark details 2009 Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aerial System Flight in the National Airspace
$4,000,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Unknown Location
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