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

View earmark details Former Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Massachusetts) - Earmarks Requested
Died in Office, Aug. 25, 2009
Alternate Name: Edward Moore Kennedy

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                     8 $29,114,000
With Other Members          382 $413,890,950
All Congressional                390 $443,004,950
All Sponsored Earmarks      402* $572,616,950*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 School for Marine Science and Technology for continued research and development of new methods to protect, preserve, and improve the health of multi-species fisheries in New England
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$3,000,000 Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)
Former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
New Bedford, Massachusetts University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology
View earmark details 2008 Advanced Lower Limb Prosthesis for Battlefield Amputees
$3,000,000 Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA)
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
Former Rep. Marty Meehan (D-MA)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Space Situational Awareness-TCN Demonstration and Deployment
$3,000,000 Former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Military Photomedicine Program
$2,800,000 Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)
Arlington, Virginia
View earmark details 2008 Nantucket Memorial Airport Tower Replacement
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,695,000 Former Rep. Bill Delahunt (D-MA)
Former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
Nantucket, Massachusetts Nantucket (Mass.) Memorial Airport
View earmark details 2008 New England Multi-Species Survey, for multi-species groundfish surveys, School of Marine Science and Technology
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,679,000 Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)
Former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
Bristol, Massachusetts
View earmark details 2009 Ethanol Pilot Plant
(Energy and Water)
$2,664,200 Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
View earmark details 2010 Joint Force Headquarters
(Military Construction)
$2,663,000 Former Rep. John Tierney (D-MA)
Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA)
Former Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts
View earmark details 2010 Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge
$2,500,000 President *
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
Former Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH)
Former Rep. John Olver (D-MA)
Massachusetts; New Hampshire; Vermont U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
View earmark details 2008 Medical Free Electron Laser
$2,400,000 Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)
Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN)
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
Boston, Massachusetts; Durham, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; Irvine, California; Stanford, California Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic; Vanderbilt University; Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachushetts General Hospital; Duke University; Stanford University School of Medicine
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