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View earmark details Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi, 2nd) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Bennie Gordon Thompson

 
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                     29 $7,116,143
With Other Members          14 $14,565,000
All Congressional                43 $21,681,143
All Sponsored Earmarks      45* $22,787,143*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Byram-Clinton Norrell Corridor Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) Mississippi
View earmark details 2008 National Textile Center (NTC): Funding to continue and enhance research currently conducted at a multi-university consortium that links the textile and fiber-based materials industry sector to leading research and education programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$4,700,000 alert Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC)
Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC)
...more
California; Georgia; Massachusetts; North Carolina; New York; Pennsylvania; South Carolina National Textile Center
View earmark details 2008 Kilmichael Hospital, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$167,000 No additional sponsors indicated Kilmichael, Mississippi Kilmichael (Miss.) Hospital
View earmark details 2008 Jackson State University, for establishment of an osteopathic medical school
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$478,000 No additional sponsors indicated Jackson, Mississippi Jackson State University
View earmark details 2008 Humphreys County Memorial Hospital, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$167,000 No additional sponsors indicated Belzoni, Mississippi Humphreys County (Miss.) Memorial Hospital
View earmark details 2008 City of Indianola for a revolving loan fund to provide affordable housing, as part of the Indianola Housing Initiative
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated Indianola, Mississippi
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