Earmarks requested by Rep. Ben Chandler

Data from Fiscal Year 2008 appropriations bills supplied by Taxpayers for Common Sense.

AmountEarmark DescriptionIntended Recipient
$3,572,000 for Operation UNITE, KY
$2,400,000 for Blue Grass Army Depot Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) General Atomics/Bluegrass Army Depot
$2,000,000 for University of Kentucky Robotic Surgery Research
$1,181,000 for The City of Lexington, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government for South Elkhorn Pump Station and Force Main Project
$1,000,000 for University of Kentucky Tissue Repair Research
$984,000 for Bluegrass Pride Water Projects (KY)
$490,000 for Lexington Traffic Movement and Revitalization Study
$490,000 for Kentucky River Palisades Land Preservation
$341,000 for Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Winchester, KY for equipment and technology
$329,000 for Lexington, KY Police Air Support Unity
$295,000 for Eastern Kentucky University Chemical Research Instrumentation (KY)
$243,000 for Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center, Richmond, KY for facilities and equipment
$216,200 for Madison County, Richmond, & Berea, KY Mobile Data Terminals
$202,100 for Woodford County, KY Sheriff's Mobile Data Terminals
$196,000 for Russell Schol Community Service Center, Inc., for renovation, construction and build out of affordable housing for seniors and a community center
$195,000 for Boyle County Public Library, Danville, KY for educational materials and equipment
$188,000 for Anderson County, KY Sheriff's Mobile Data Terminals
$148,000 for Perryville Battlefield Merchants Row Restoration
$74,000 for Aquaculture Monitoring Technology Kentucky State University
$73,000 for Madison County Schools, Richmond, KY for a computer lab, which may include equipment
$48,000 for Berea Health Ministry Rural Health Clinic, Inc., Berea, KY for facilities and equipment for a rural diabetes clinic
$28,200 for Powell County, KY Sheriff's Mobile Data Terminals