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View earmark details Rep. Melissa Bean (D-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)

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Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Lake County Wetland Preservation, Protection and Restoration Plan, IL
(Energy and Water)
$200,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Lake County, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration
(Energy and Water)
$2,157,000 Rep. John Conyers (D-MI)
Rep. John Dingell (D-MI)
Rep. Vern Ehlers (R-MI)
...more
Michigan
View earmark details 2008 Des Plaines River (Phase II)
(Energy and Water)
$362,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Illinois
View earmark details 2010 McCook and Thornton Reservoirs, IL
(Energy and Water)
$19,376,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Rep. Luis GutiƩrrez (D-IL)
Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL)
...more
Thornton Reservoirs
View earmark details 2008 Squaw Creek (Round Lake Drain)
(Energy and Water)
$718,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Illinois
View earmark details 2009 McCook and Thornton Reservoirs, IL
(Energy and Water)
$28,709,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Institute of Technology, Innovating Manufacturing Education
(Financial Services)
$282,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Illinois Institute of Technology
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 The Village of Johnsburg for waste-water treatment infrastructure
(Interior)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Johnsburg, Illinois Village of Johnsburg, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 The Village of Johnsburg for Wastewater Conveyance and Treatment Works
(Interior)
$492,000 No additional sponsors indicated Johnsburg, Illinois Village of Johnsburg, Ill.
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