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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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 La Rabida Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$325,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois La Rabida Children's Hospital (Chicago)
View earmark details 2009 Cook County
(Energy and Water)
$120,000 Rep. Dan Lipinski (-IL) Cook County, Illinois Cook County, Ill.
View earmark details 2009 Children's Memorial Hospital, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$951,000 Rep. Melissa Bean (-IL)
Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Chicago, Illinois Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
View earmark details 2009 Chicago Shoreline
(Energy and Water)
$4,000,000 President *
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Center for One Medicine
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$235,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$162,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago Heights, Illinois Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Agricultural Marketing
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$176,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 City of Chicago Heights, Water and Sewer Improvements
(Interior)
$280,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago Heights, Illinois City of Chicago Heights, Ill.
View earmark details 2009 Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum Planetarium Equipment
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$900,000 Rep. Danny Davis (-IL)
Rep. Rahm Emanuel (-IL)
Chicago, Illinois Adler Planetarium (Chicago)
View earmark details 2009 Access Community Health Network, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$181,000 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois Access Community Health Network
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