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Earmarks requested by Rep. John Conyers

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
$7,872,000 for Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Second Barrier
$4,239,000 for US Property and Fiscal Office and Readiness Center Renovation
$4,000,000 for Manufacturing and Repair Cell
$3,936,000 for Consortium for Plant Biomass, Inc.
$1,723,000 for Great Lakes Fisheries Resource Office, Fish Mass Marking Equipment
$1,600,000 for Component Optimization for Ground Systems Component Optimization for Ground Systems; Onodi Tool and Engineering
$1,600,000 for SWORDS Safety Confirmation Testing for Accelerated Fielding and Production National Technical Systems Corporation
$1,000,000 for Software Assurance Education and Research Institute - University of Detroit Mercy University of Detroit-Mercy
$738,000 for Chicago Sanitary And Ship Canal Dispersal Barrier, IL
$735,000 for Bus Maintenance Facility
$634,500 for United Way of Southeastern Michigan Ex-Offender Reentry Program
$517,000 for Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research
$500,000 for Economic Development Coalition of Southeast Michigan for business accelerator
$493,500 for Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, Wildwood Ranch Youth Programs, MI
$423,000 for "Missing Persons" (Locating the Ones We Love)
$376,000 for Detroit, MI Drug Violence Enforcement
$376,000 for Truancy Reduction Initiative, Wayne County, MI
$365,000 for Detroit Primary Care Access, Detroit, MI for health care information technology
$347,800 for Wayne County Department of Public Services, Detroit, MI, for a truancy intervention program
$294,000 for City of Detroit for demolition of abandoned properties as part of a redevelopment plan
$292,000 for Wayne County Department of Public Health, Detroit, MI for a lead poisoning assessment, prevention, and intervention program
$282,000 for Detroit Renaissance for a business district
$245,000 for Bus Component Overhaul
$245,000 for Replacement Buses
$245,000 for Greenway Path and Bridge, Southgate
$211,500 for Wayne County, MI Radio Communications Interoperability
$196,000 for City of Detroit, for infrastructure improvements to continue the revitalization of the Brush Park Historic District neighborhood
$188,000 for Detroit, MI Business to Youth Mentoring Project
$188,000 for Wayne County, MI Juvenile Reentry Initiative
$188,000 for Ruth Ellis Center Street Outreach Program, Highland Park
$178,600 for Ruth Ellis Center, Highland Park, MI, for an outreach program
$0 for Advanced Mobile Microgrid System Next Energy

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