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Ethics and Apartheid: How Israel Junkets Undermine U.S. Democracy

by Foreign Policy Journal on 02/02/2016

Lobbying World

by The Hill on 01/26/2016

For one day only, the Senate’s a matriarchy

by Roll Call on 01/26/2016

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by Roll Call on 01/19/2016

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

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Kentucky

* Earmarks requested by the president are not included in the member and state rankings to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 No Total Amount
Congressional earmarks 599 $960,541,427
All earmarks 679* $2,879,856,427*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount


Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 21st Century Parks Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$5,880,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Louisville, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Barren River Lake
(Energy and Water)
$5,798,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 University of Louisville Research Foundation, Louisville, KY, for construction, renovation and equipment to expand cardiovascular facilities
$5,709,000 Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Louisville, Kentucky University of Louisville
View earmark details 2010 Ohio River Open Channel Work, KY, IL, IN & OH
(Energy and Water)
$5,546,000 President (solo) * Indiana; Kentucky; Ohio
View earmark details 2008 Indoor Range
(Military Construction)
$5,000,000 President *
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Campbell, Kentucky
View earmark details 2009 Air-Supported Temper Tent
$5,000,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) Stearns, Kentucky
View earmark details 2010 Persistent Autonomous Maritime Surveillance
$5,000,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) Means, Kentucky Boneal Inc.
View earmark details 2010 Modular Command Post Tent
$4,800,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) Stearns, Kentucky Outdoor Venture Corp.
View earmark details 2010 Kentucky National Guard Emergency Response Generator Stockpile
$4,800,000 Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) Kentucky Kentucky Department of Military Affairs
View earmark details 2009 Green River Lake
(Energy and Water)
$4,587,000 No sponsor indicated Kentucky
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