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View earmark details Rep. Tim Johnson (-Illinois, 15th) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Timothy Vincent Johnson

 
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                     25 $12,212,600
With Other Members          30 $31,549,000
All Congressional                55 $43,761,600
All Sponsored Earmarks      56* $61,474,600*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(asc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Soybean Research
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$793,000 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Integrated Signature Production and Exploitation
(Defense)
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Champaign, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Illinois Height Modernization
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$800,000 Rep. Aaron Schock (-IL) Champaign, Illinois Illinois State Geological Survey
View earmark details 2009 Miniature Cooling Unit for Electronic Devices
(Defense)
$800,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Urbana, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Cross-Domain Network Access System
(Defense)
$800,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Champaign, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Illinois-Missouri Alliance for Biotechnology
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$863,000 Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Sen. Kit Bond (-MO)
Sen. Barack Obama (-IL)
...more
Missouri
View earmark details 2008 Miniature Cooling Unit for Electronic Devices
(Defense)
$1,000,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Urbana, Illinois Creative Thermal Solutions
View earmark details 2010 Eastern Illinois University Biomass Plant
(Energy and Water)
$1,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois Eastern Illinois University
View earmark details 2010 Center for Assured Critical Application and Infrastructure Security
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Urbana, Illinois Center for Assured Critical Application and Infrastructure Security
View earmark details 2009 Lake Land College Energy Efficient Buildings (IL)
(Energy and Water)
$1,332,100 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
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