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Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

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

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Large Aircraft Podded Infrared Countermeasures Systems for Air Force Reserve KC-135
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Rolling Meadows, Illinois Northrop Grumman Defensive Systems Divisions
View earmark details 2008 Integration of MK47, 40mm Air Burst Fuze Capability onto USA Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station
(Defense)
$1,000,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Barrington, Illinois Recon Optical Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Route 120 Corridor
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$980,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lake, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Children's Memorial Hospital, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$951,000 Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (-IL)
Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Chicago, Illinois Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Ill.)
View earmark details 2009 Route 120 Corridor, Lake County, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lake County, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) with Acoustic Target Recognition & Cueing Control
(Defense)
$800,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Barrington, Illinois Recon Optical Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Squaw Creek (Round Lake Drain)
(Energy and Water)
$718,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Atmospheric Detection Equipment For the Northern Illinois Police Alarm System
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$675,000 Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL) Glencoe, Illinois Glencoe (Ill.) Department of Public Safety
View earmark details 2010 IL Route 120 Corridor, Lake County, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$600,000 Sen. Roland Wallace Burris (-IL) Lake County, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, Harrington, IL for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$552,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harrington, Illinois
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