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

View earmark details Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland, 5th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Steny Hamilton Hoyer

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                     82 $59,466,016
With Other Members          149 $263,523,486
All Congressional                231 $322,989,502
All Sponsored Earmarks      241* $637,137,502*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 City of Hyattsville Police Technology Upgrades
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Hyattsville, Maryland Hyattsville (Md.) Police Department
View earmark details 2009 Capital Area Food Bank Facility Construction
(Financial Services)
$196,514 Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA)
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2008 Bowie State University for establishment of a Principal's Institute
$192,000 Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Bowie, Maryland Bowie State University
View earmark details 2009 Best Buddies Maryland, for mentoring programs for persons with intellectual disabilities
$190,000 No additional sponsors indicated Baltimore, Maryland Best Buddies Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Calvert Country Government
(Homeland Security)
$187,500 No additional sponsors indicated Maryland Calvert County, Md.
View earmark details 2008 St. Mary's Government
(Homeland Security)
$184,619 No additional sponsors indicated Maryland St. Mary's County, Md.
View earmark details 2010 International Rett Syndrome Foundation, Cincinnati, OH for education and awareness programs regarding Rett Syndrome
$180,000 No additional sponsors indicated Cincinnati, Ohio International Rett Syndrome Foundation
View earmark details 2010 Fishing Creek, Calvert County, MD
(Energy and Water)
$160,000 No additional sponsors indicated Calvert County, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Poplar Hill, Clinton
$158,000 No additional sponsors indicated Clinton, Maryland
View earmark details 2010 Development of Earth System Information Delivery and Assessment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$150,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
College Park, Maryland University of Maryland, College Park
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