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View earmark details Rep. Denny Hastert (-Illinois, 14th) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: John Dennis Hastert

 
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                     11 $6,760,080
With Other Members          4 $18,455,000
All Congressional                15 $25,215,080
All Sponsored Earmarks      15* $25,215,080*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 METRA, STAR Line (Northeastern)
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Rep. Melissa Bean (-IL)
Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Sen. Mark Kirk (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 METRA, Union Pacific West Line
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Sen. Barack Obama (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Proton Therapy
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) DeKalb, Illinois Northern Illinois University
View earmark details 2008 Center for Tribology and Coatings
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Sugar Grove, Illinois Falex Corp.
View earmark details 2008 Modular Advanced Helmet Vision System
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Aurora, Illinois Gentex Corp.
View earmark details 2008 Neutron/Hadron Particle Therapy
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated DeKalb, Illinois Northern Illinois University
View earmark details 2008 Geothermal System at Sherman Hospital
(Energy and Water)
$984,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois Sherman Hospital (Elgin, Ill.)
View earmark details 2008 Kane County Sheriff's Office
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$705,000 No additional sponsors indicated Kane, Illinois Kane County (Ill.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 Red Gate Road Bridge
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$490,000 No additional sponsors indicated St. Charles, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 The Village of Steward for Wastewater Infrastructure
(Interior)
$295,000 No additional sponsors indicated Steward, Illinois
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