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Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Rep. Ray LaHood (-Illinois, 18th) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Raymond H. LaHood

 
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                     55 $25,513,738
With Other Members          48 $88,263,500
All Congressional                103 $113,777,238
All Sponsored Earmarks      107* $149,448,238*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Adams County, IL
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$37,600 No additional sponsors indicated Adams, Illinois Adams County, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Adams County, IL, Sheriff's Department
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$282,000 No additional sponsors indicated Adams, Illinois Adams County (Ill.) Sheriff's Department
View earmark details 2008 Agricultural Marketing
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$187,000 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Illinois University of Illinois System
View earmark details 2008 Animal Health Consortium
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$873,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Peoria, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Biotechnology Research Development Corporation
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$2,666,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Peoria, Illinois Biotechnology Research and Development Corp.
View earmark details 2008 Combined Support Maintenance Shop
(Military Construction)
$666,000 No additional sponsors indicated Camp Lincoln, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 County of Peoria, Peoria, IL, for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$239,000 No additional sponsors indicated Peoria, Illinois Peoria County, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Crop Production and Food Processing
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$837,000 No additional sponsors indicated Peoria, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Eligin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Company Bridge
(Homeland Security)
$2,000,000 Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Morris, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Everybody Wins!
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated Washington, District of Columbia Read to a Child
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