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View earmark details Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Nebraska) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Earl Benjamin Nelson

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                     56 $62,249,440
With Other Members          113 $182,220,050
All Congressional                169 $244,469,490
All Sponsored Earmarks      174* $294,574,490*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Impact Aid
$30,000,000 Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2009 Endangered Species Recovery Implementation Program
(Energy and Water)
$20,107,000 President *
Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT)
Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM)
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
View earmark details 2008 Add/Alter Intelligence Squadron Facility
(Military Construction)
$16,952,000 President *
Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE)
Offutt AFB, Nebraska
View earmark details 2009 National Rural Water Association
$11,500,000 alert Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL)
Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
Various Locations National Rural Water Association
View earmark details 2010 STRATCOM Gate
(Military Construction)
$10,400,000 Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
View earmark details 2009 STRATCOM Replacement Facility Design
(Military Construction)
$10,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unspecified/Worldwide
View earmark details 2008 Add/Alter Security Forces Communications Complex
(Military Construction)
$8,900,000 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)
Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE)
Lincoln Municipal Airport, Nebraska
View earmark details 2008 Antelope Creek
(Energy and Water)
$8,426,000 President *
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)
Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE)
Lincoln, Nebraska
View earmark details 2009 Special Olympics for Special Olympics educational programs that can be integrated into classroom instruction and for activities to increase the participation of individuals with intellectual disabilities, as authorized under the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act
$8,095,000 Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA)
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Washington, District of Columbia Special Olympics Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Nanoelectronic Memory, Sensor and Energy Devices
$6,300,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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