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View earmark details Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois, 11th) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: George William Foster

 
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                     24 $9,581,000
With Other Members          6 $9,935,000
All Congressional                30 $19,516,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      30* $19,516,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Proton Therapy
(Defense)
$4,800,000 Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
DeKalb, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center
(Defense)
$2,800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois Northern Illinois Proton Treatment and Research Center
View earmark details 2010 Hadron Particle Therapy
(Defense)
$1,600,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) DeKalb, Illinois Northern Illinois University
View earmark details 2009 DeKalb/Taylor Municipal Airport, Various Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,235,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Illinois DeKalb (Ill.) Taylor Municipal Airport
View earmark details 2009 Neutron/Hadron Particle Therapy
(Defense)
$1,200,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) DeKalb, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Ogden Avenue Grade Separation, Aurora, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$1,000,000 Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Aurora, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 The Eola Road and I-88 Interchange Project, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Pace transit infrastructure for Randall Road, Kane County, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$800,000 No additional sponsors indicated Kane County, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL for a training program to prepare instructors to work with visually impaired veterans, which may include scholarships
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$600,000 No additional sponsors indicated DeKalb, Illinois Northern Illinois University
View earmark details 2010 DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport Drainage Upgrades, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Dekalb, Illinois
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