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View earmark details Sen. Mark Kirk (-Illinois) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Mark Steven Kirk

 
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                     9 $4,725,000
With Other Members          11 $25,940,000
All Congressional                20 $30,665,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      24* $74,766,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 McCook and Thonton Reservoirs
(Energy and Water)
$29,490,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (-IL)
Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Second Barrier
(Energy and Water)
$7,872,000 President *
Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Rep. John Conyers (-MI)
Rep. Vern Ehlers (-MI)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 METRA, STAR Line (Northeastern)
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Rep. Melissa Bean (-IL)
Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Rep. Denny Hastert (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 METRA, Union Pacific Northwest Line
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Rep. Melissa Bean (-IL)
Rep. Rahm Emanuel (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Des Plaines River
(Energy and Water)
$6,001,000 President *
Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM)
(Defense)
$3,500,000 Rep. Walter B. Jones (-NC)
Rep. Solomon Ortiz (-TX)
Edina, Minnesota Alliant Techsystems Inc.
View earmark details 2008 Interoperable Safety and Emergency Communications Radios
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$2,256,000 Rep. Dan Lipinski (-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (-IL)
Cook, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Great Lakes Fisheries Resource Office, Fish Mass Marking Equipment
(Interior)
$1,723,000 Rep. John Conyers (-MI)
Rep. John Dingell (-MI)
Rep. Vern Ehlers (-MI)
...more
Michigan
View earmark details 2008 Military Dental Research
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Silver Spring, Maryland Naval Medical Research Center
View earmark details 2008 Waukegan Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$1,235,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
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