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View earmark details Rep. Melissa Bean (-Illinois, 8th) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Names: Melissa Luburic, Melissa Luburic Bean

 
AllSoloWith Other Members
* Numbers other than "All Sponsored Earmarks" do not include earmarks requested by the president to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 Number Cost
Solo Earmarks                     31 $14,687,914
With Other Members          24 $27,654,700
All Congressional                55 $42,342,614
All Sponsored Earmarks      57* $90,427,614*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

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Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 WINGS Program, Inc Domestic Violence Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Schaumburg, Illinois WINGS Program Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Kids Hope United, Lake Villa, IL for the multi-systemic therapy program for youth
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$100,800 No additional sponsors indicated Lake Villa, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Shedd Aquarium, for exhibits and community outreach
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$143,000 Rep. Rahm Emanuel (-IL) Chicago, Illinois John G. Shedd Aquarium (Chicago)
View earmark details 2009 Illinois Institute of Technology for the Illinois Manufacturing Innovation Coalition
(Financial Services)
$196,514 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois Illinois Institute of Technology
View earmark details 2010 Lake County Wetland Preservation, Protection and Restoration Plan, IL
(Energy and Water)
$200,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Lake County, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Lake Zurich Police Department Firing Range Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$211,500 No additional sponsors indicated Lake Zurich, Illinois Lake Zurich (Ill.) Police Department
View earmark details 2008 Meacham Road Tollway Access Ramp
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated Schaumburg, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Butterfield Road, Illinois Route 60-Canadian National Railroad Grade Separation
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lake, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Miller Road Widening
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated McHenry, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 McHenry County, Woodstock, IL for short-term occupational training
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$250,000 No additional sponsors indicated McHenry County, Illinois McHenry County, Ill.
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