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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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Sheridan Crossing Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated North Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 The Northeastern Illinois Sewer Improvement Consortium for Sewer Improvements
(Interior)
$345,000 Sen. Barack Obama (-IL) Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Waukegan Harbor
(Energy and Water)
$1,235,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Waukegan, IL Police department - North Suburban Gang Task Force
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$846,000 No additional sponsors indicated Waukegan, Illinois Waukegan (Ill.) Police Department
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