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View earmark details Rep. Rahm Emanuel (-Illinois, 5th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Rahm Israel Emanuel

 
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                     22 $15,469,000
With Other Members          12 $17,953,872
All Congressional                34 $33,422,872
All Sponsored Earmarks      35* $72,622,872*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 CTA Brown Line Capacity Expansion
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$39,200,000 President *
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Ravenwood, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 METRA, Union Pacific Northwest Line
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Rep. Melissa Bean (-IL)
Sen. Mark Kirk (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Next Generation Diesel Engine for Ground Vehicles
(Defense)
$4,000,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (-MI)
Warrenville, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 CTA Circle Line
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$3,841,600 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 North Lake Shore Drive Rehabilitation, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,425,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Lincoln/Belmont/Ashland Streetscape Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,225,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Milwaukee Avenue Reconstruction Project
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,225,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Epilepsy Research for Wounded Military
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Frederick, Maryland Fort Detrick, Md.
View earmark details 2009 Chicago Public Schools CPS Transitions Project
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Chicago Public Schools
View earmark details 2008 Chicago Public Schools After School Counts Program for at risk youth
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$1,034,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Chicago Public Schools
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