LegiStorm

   Download a staff contact list
 Weekly Updates

LegiStorm is constantly adding new information on the people, places and reports in our database. In the past week, LegiStorm added:

  • 43 new people
  • 62 new organizations
  • 91 new photos
  • 393 job history records for people in our database
  • 155 education records for people in our database
  • 204 contact addresses, emails and URLs (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.)
  • 4 new people through the revolving door
  • 43 new policy reports
  • 49 new trips to our privately funded travel database
  • 3 new personal financial disclosures
  • 47135 new tweets
  • 1130 new press releases
  • 50 new town halls
 CAUGHT OUR EYE
 SOCIAL MEDIA

 DEVBLOG
 IN THE NEWS
Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

Father doesn’t always know best

by FactCheck.org on 08/22/2014

Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/21/2014

Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

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

View earmark details Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (-Illinois, 2nd) - Earmarks Requested
Resigned
Alternate Name: Jesse Louis Jackson Jr.

 
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                     60 $16,736,642
With Other Members          63 $80,087,500
All Congressional                123 $96,824,142
All Sponsored Earmarks      135* $233,676,142*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)

(desc)

Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Adler Planetarium, science and education programming for teachers and students
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$260,000 Sen. Mark Kirk (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Chicago, Illinois Adler Planetarium (Chicago)
View earmark details 2010 The Chicago School Partnership with Community Mental Health Council
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$350,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Chicago School of Professional Pyschology
View earmark details 2010 Project Intercept
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harvey, Illinois Restoration Ministries
View earmark details 2010 E-Com Power Supply/Generator
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Homewood, Illinois E-Com Dispatch Center
View earmark details 2010 Law Enforcement Technology and Equipment - Combined Emergency Telephone System Board
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$350,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lynwood, Illinois Village of Lynwood, Ill.; Village of Thornton, Ill.; Village of East Hazel Crest, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Metropolitan Family Services Domestic Violence Services
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$235,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Metropolitan Family Services
View earmark details 2010 SouthCom Technological Upgrades
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$200,000 Sen. Roland Wallace Burris (-IL) Matteson, Illinois U.S. Southern Command
View earmark details 2008 Safer Foundation; Transitional Program for Ex-Offenders
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$470,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Safer Foundation
View earmark details 2008 SouthCom Dispatch Center for Technological Improvements
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$211,500 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois U.S. Southern Command
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority; Elder Abuse Prevention Pilot Program
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$188,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois
135 results

Information provided by Taxpayers for Common Sense ( http://www.taxpayer.net/ )