Earmarks requested by Sen. Norm Coleman

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

AmountEarmark DescriptionIntended Recipient
$138,000,000 for Peer Reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program
$80,000,000 for Peer Reviewed Prostate Cancer Research Program
$53,900,000 for NorthStar Commuter Rail
$32,485,000 for Civic Education Program (Center for Civic Education and National Council on Economic Education) It is also for a comprehensive program between the Center for Civic Education, Indiana University and NCSL to improve public education of the congress and state legislatures.
$26,568,000 for Lewis and Clark Rural Water System
$24,000,000 for National Writing Project, a nonprofit organization that supports and promotes K–16 teacher training programs in the effective teaching of writing.
$16,851,000 for Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MN, MO
$12,600,000 for Combined Arms Collective Training Facility (CACTF) Phase II
$10,192,000 for Central Corridor Light Rail
$10,000,000 for Peer Reviewed Ovarian Cancer Research Program
$7,872,000 for Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Second Barrier
$7,580,000 for National Rural Water Association
$7,000,000 for Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
$4,850,000 for Combined Arms Collective Training Facility
$4,000,000 for Modular Advanced Ultra Light Weapons System Prototype Mount Nobles Manufacturing
$3,936,000 for Breckenridge
$3,800,000 for Pharmacological Countermeasures to Ionizing Radiation
$3,520,000 for Minnesota National Guard Reintegration Program
$3,479,000 for Reservoirs at Headwaters of Mississippi River
$3,445,000 for Koochiching
$3,444,000 for Montevideo
$3,000,000 for Plasma Sterilizer Phygen Inc.
$3,000,000 for Rotational Molded Double Wall for Un-Manned Patrol Boat
$3,000,000 for Satellite MultiModal Collaborative Crisis & Training Network for the Minnesota Air National Guard Camp Ripley
$2,940,000 for Greater Minnesota Transit Bus and Bus Facilities
$2,412,000 for Rural Community Assistance Partnership to fund rural and small water system technical assistance
$2,400,000 for Development and Validation of Advanced Design Technologies for Hypersonic Research
$2,400,000 for Mortar Anti- Personnel Anti-Material (MAPAM) Technology ATK
$2,400,000 for Gun Propellant Demilitarization
$2,000,000 for Blood Safety and Decontamination Technology Cerus Corporation
$2,000,000 for FlexTrain eXportable Combat Training; Camp Ripley MN
$2,000,000 for Advanced Digital Hydraulic Hybrid Drive System Eaton Corporation
$1,840,000 for Bi-Directional English-Iraqi Instant Language Translation System
$1,600,000 for Envelop Protective Covers
$1,600,000 for Multi-Sensor UXO Detection and recovery System Re-acquisition and Removal Phase Camp Lejeune, North Carolina AMEC of Knoxville
$1,600,000 for Severe Battlefield Injury Treatment; Technology to Prevent Compartment Syndrome Twin Star Medical
$1,500,000 for 148th FW Base Wing Storage Facility
$1,500,000 for Laser Perimeter Awareness System
$1,313,200 for Blue Earth CSAH 12 Extension/TH 14 Interchange
$1,265,000 for Stillwater, MN
$1,231,000 for Superior National Forest - Long Island
$1,119,000 for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Office of the Chancellor, St. Paul, MN for a state-wide re-entry education program.
$1,102,500 for St. Cloud Airport, land acquisition
$1,000,000 for Pulsed Energy Projectile (PEP) Alliant Techsystems Inc.
$1,000,000 for Knowledge Driven Manufacturing System (KDMS)
$986,000 for Lock and Dam 3, Mississippi River (Major Rehab)
$984,000 for White Earth Tribal Nation Wind Energy (MN)
$984,000 for The City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission for Wastewater Treatment Facility
$984,000 for Center for Producer-Owned Energy
$936,000 for Mille Lacs, MN
$803,600 for Replacement Small Buses, St. Cloud Metro Bus
$775,500 for Winona State University, MN National Child Protection Training Center
$735,000 for City of Browns Valley, to aid in recovery efforts of a major flood
$564,000 for St. Paul, MN Police Department Interoperable 800 MHz Radio Equipment
$564,000 for Minneapolis, MN Gunfire Detection System
$492,000 for Minnesota Center for Renewable Energy (MN)
$490,000 for Highway 14 from Waseca to Owatonna
$490,000 for Highway 241 Improvement
$490,000 for Highway 610 Corridor
$487,000 for Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN for nursing education programs
$487,000 for HealthEast Care System, St. Paul, MN for health information systems
$470,000 for White Earth Band of Chippewa Reservation Tribal Nation, MN Methamphetamine Enforcement
$470,000 for St. Paul, MN Police Department Police Car Camera and audio Systems
$446,500 for Winona State University, Winona, MN, to teach investigators and prosecutors the science of interviewing children victimized by abuse
$430,000 for Great Lakes Remedial Action Plans
$404,000 for Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge
$394,000 for Ada
$390,000 for Lutheran Social Services, Duluth, MN for services to runaway, homeless, and other at-risk youth and their families
$341,000 for Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN for equipment for an engineering technology center
$323,000 for Wild Rice, St. Paul, MN
$312,550 for Bolder Options, Minneapolis, for programs to reduce truancy and juvenile delinquency
$309,000 for Cereal Disease, St. Paul, MN
$295,000 for Ripley Gardens Hospital
$295,000 for The City of New Auburn for drinking water facility construction project
$292,000 for Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, Virginia, MN for the Family-to-Family community based mentoring program to assist low-income families
$289,000 for University of Minnesota, for construction, renovation, and equipment.
$264,600 for City of Minneapolis for land and building acquisition, renovation and construction as part of the City's redevelopment plan
$247,000 for College of Saint Scholastica, rural health technology demonstration project
$246,000 for Fargo, ND - Moorhead, MN & Upstream Sub-basin
$245,000 for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, pediatric palliative care education and consultation services to clinicians and providers
$235,000 for Sheriff's Youth Programs of Minnesota, Marshall MN
$226,000 for Minnehaha Creek Watershed, UMR Lake Itasca to L&D
$223,250 for City of St. Paul, to replace the warning sirens and the associated communications and control systems
$223,250 for Dakota County, Hastings, MN, for upgrades to Dakota County Criminal Justice Information
$223,250 for Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, St. Paul, MN, for a system to improve accurate identification of individuals
$219,000 for Uniform Farm Management Program, MN
$178,600 for Hennepin County, Minneapolis, to create an electronic charging process to allow for electronic signature of court charging documents
$178,600 for White Earth Tribal Nation, White Earth, MN, to educate, clean-up and enforce the growing problem of meth use on reservation lands
$148,000 for Marsh Lake
$148,000 for Wild Rice River, Red River of the North Basin
$147,000 for Red Lake Band Chippewa Indians, for construction, renovation and build out of a multipurpose facility
$147,000 for Mesabi Academy of KidsPeace for construction, renovation, expansion and build out of the youth services facility
$141,000 for Willmar, MN Gang Enforcement Team
$133,950 for Olmstead County Community Services, Rochester, MN, to implement and sustain a performance based child protection system preventing child abuse and neglect
$133,950 for St. Louis County Sherriff's Office, Duluth, MN, for equipment to support interoperability, such as base stations, microwave, lowers, and installation
$133,950 for Beltrami County, Bemidji, MN, for a program for at risk children ages and their families
$117,500 for Bolder Options, Minneapolis, MN
$98,000 for Minnesota River Basin
$98,000 for Blue Earth River Ecosystem Restoration
$97,000 for Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, Minneapolis, MN for a dual diagnosis outpatient treatment program
$97,000 for St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Wabasha, MN to support a disease prevention pilot program to reduce the incidence of heart disease
$93,000 for Harriet Island Lower Harbor Dredging
$79,000 for Marshall
$0 for I-Safe, Inc, Education to teach youths to use the internet safely and responsibly
$0 for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), Washington, DC, For national anti-sexual assault programs.
$0 for Painters Creek, Minnehaha Creek, Watershed