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Come fly with me: Lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips this Congress

by Cronkite News on 07/16/2014

Congressman praises House Ethics Committee

by Mason City Globe Gazette on 07/09/2014

Loebsack praises House Ethics reversal on privately funded travel

by Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier on 07/06/2014

Interest groups let Congress travel free

by Milwaukee - Wisconsin Journal Sentinel on 07/05/2014

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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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 McCook and Thonton Reservoirs
(Energy and Water)
$29,490,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (-IL)
Sen. Mark Kirk (-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Livestock Genome Sequencing
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$601,000 Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 La Rabida Children's Hospital, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$215,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois La Rabida Children's Hospital (Chicago)
View earmark details 2008 Ingalls Development Foundation, for a comprehensive cancer prevention and early detection program, focusing on minority populations
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$215,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harvey, Illinois Ingalls Development Foundation
View earmark details 2008 Indian Ridge Marsh
(Energy and Water)
$0 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Waterway, Lockport Lock and Dam (Replacements)
(Energy and Water)
$20,118,000 President *
Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Primary Health Care Association , for health information systems for clinic sites across the state
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$575,000 Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Sen. Barack Obama (-IL)
...more
Springfield, Illinois Illinois Primary Health Care Association
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
View earmark details 2008 Harvey Public School District 152, for an early literacy program, which may include equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$192,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harvey, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Fuel Cells for Mobile Robotic Systems Project
(Defense)
$2,400,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Sen. Barack Obama (-IL)
Chicago, Illinois Chicago State University
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