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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Minnesota

* 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 400 $587,119,868
All earmarks 439* $886,745,589*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Northstar Corridor Rail, MN
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$71,166,060 President *
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Mississippi River Between Missouri River and Minneapolis (MVR Portion), MN
(Energy and Water)
$58,670,000 Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 NorthStar Commuter Rail
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$53,900,000 Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (D-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 Mississippi River between Missouri River and Minneapolis (MVP Portion)
(Energy and Water)
$49,581,000 No sponsor indicated Minnesota
View earmark details 2008 Land port of entry
(Financial Services)
$43,628,000 President (solo) * Warroad, Minnesota
View earmark details 2010 Mississippi River Between Missouri River and Minneapolis (MVP Portion), MN
(Energy and Water)
$41,938,000 President (solo) * Mississippi River, Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Mississippi River Between Missouri River and Minneapolis (MVP Portion), MN
(Energy and Water)
$41,680,000 No sponsor indicated Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Central Corridor Light Rail Transit Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$20,000,000 Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Mississippi River Between Missouri River and Minneapolis (MVR Portion), MN
(Energy and Water)
$19,027,000 Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL)
Sen. Kit Bond (R-MO)
...more
Minnesota
View earmark details 2009 Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$17,713,000 President *
Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)
...more
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