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

View earmark details Rep. John Sarbanes (D-Maryland, 3rd) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: John Peter Spyros Sarbanes

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                     6 $5,007,000
With Other Members          94 $192,766,550
All Congressional                100 $197,773,550
All Sponsored Earmarks      110* $355,516,550*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 National Eye Evaluation and Research Network
$2,400,000 Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA)
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
Owings Mill, Maryland Foundation Fighting Blindness Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for the Abrams M1/A2 Tank
$2,400,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Elkridge, Maryland
View earmark details 2010 Intersection, Rockenbach Road & Cooper Avenue
(Military Construction)
$2,350,000 Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-MD) Fort Meade, Maryland
View earmark details 2009 Vet-Biz Initiative for National Sustainment (VINS)
$2,000,000 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) Annapolis, Maryland
View earmark details 2008 Rotary, Multi-Fuel, Auxiliary Power Unit for M1-A1 Abrams Tank
$2,000,000 Rep. Mike Castle (R-DE)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE)
Elkridge, Maryland Patrick Power Products Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery, MD & VA
(Energy and Water)
$2,000,000 Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA)
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA)
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)
View earmark details 2009 Sure Trak Re-Architecture and Sensor Augmentation
$2,000,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
View earmark details 2009 Automated Language and Cultural Analysis for National Security
$2,000,000 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
College Park, Maryland
View earmark details 2009 University of Maryland, Baltimore County and College Park for ultrafast dynamics for next generation nanotechnology research and development
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,000,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
College Park, Maryland University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland Baltimore County
View earmark details 2009 Chesapeake Bay Oyster Recovery
(Energy and Water)
$2,000,000 Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)
Rep. Thelma Drake (R-VA)
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