Earmarks requested by Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

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

AmountEarmark DescriptionIntended Recipient
$ for Focus; HOPE, Detroit, MI for an experiential learning laboratory and related equipment and technology to support undergraduate education and training
$2,000,000 for Detection of Biological Agents in Water Wayne State University; Source Sentinel LLC.
$1,600,000 for City of Detroit
$1,000,000 for Software Assurance Education and Research Institute - University of Detroit Mercy University of Detroit-Mercy
$984,000 for Wyandotte Green Windpower on Brownfields project (MI)
$800,000 for Light Weight Composite Brakes for Armored Wheeled Vehicles Greening Test Labs; 3Tex, Inc.
$735,000 for Bus Maintenance Facility
$634,500 for United Way of Southeastern Michigan Ex-Offender Reentry Program
$485,000 for City of Detroit
$423,000 for "Missing Persons" (Locating the Ones We Love)
$390,000 for City of Detroit, MI for an Individual Development Account initiative
$376,000 for Detroit, MI Drug Violence Enforcement
$341,000 for City of Detroit, MI for the Detroit Primary Care Access Project
$294,000 for Office of Economic Development, for demolition of vacant buildings as part of a redevelopment plan
$282,000 for Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, Business Attraction Program
$262,640 for United Way for Southeastern Michigan, to construct a training center for non-profit social service providers
$245,000 for Replacement Buses
$245,000 for Bus Component Overhaul
$196,000 for TechTown, for renovations for historic structures for economic development
$196,000 for City of Detroit, for infrastructure improvements to continue the revitalization of the Brush Park Historic District neighborhood
$188,000 for Wayne County, MI Juvenile Reentry Initiative
$188,000 for Ruth Ellis Center Street Outreach Program, Highland Park
$188,000 for Bridge to Success
$188,000 for Detroit, MI Business to Youth Mentoring Project
$178,600 for Ruth Ellis Center, Highland Park, MI, for an outreach program
$97,000 for L.I.F.T. Women's Resource Center, Detroit, MI for services to improve self-sufficiency and life skills of women transitioning from substance abuse, domestic violence, or homelessness
$73,000 for Detroit Youth Foundation, Detroit, MI for comprehensive educational and enrichment activities for middle and high school youth
$0 for Advanced Mobile Microgrid System Next Energy