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View earmark details Rep. Debbie Halvorson (-Illinois, 11th) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Name: Deborah L. Halvorson

 
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                     10 $3,880,000
With Other Members          11 $12,345,000
All Congressional                21 $16,225,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      24* $57,834,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 President *
Rep. Lois Capps (-CA)
Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (-DC)
Rep. Jim Oberstar (-MN)
...more
Various Locations
View earmark details 2010 Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MN, MO & WI
(Energy and Water)
$16,470,000 President *
Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (-MO)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2010 Upper Mississippi River--Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MN, MO & WI
(Energy and Water)
$6,276,000 Rep. Todd Akin (-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (-IA)
Rep. Russ Carnahan (-MO)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2010 Reach Out and Read authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$6,000,000 alert Sen. Ted Kennedy (-MA)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (-NY)
Rep. Neil Abercrombie (-HI)
...more
Various Locations Reach Out and Read National Center
View earmark details 2010 Advanced battery materials and manufacturing
(Defense)
$4,000,000 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL) Argonne, Illinois Argonne National Laboratory
View earmark details 2010 Peru Electrical Department Wind Turbine Generation
(Energy and Water)
$1,000,000 No additional sponsors indicated Unknown Location
View earmark details 2010 Construction of a new interchange on I-80 at Brisbin Road, Morris, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$900,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Will County for Ridgewood water and wastewater infrastructure improvements
(Interior)
$550,000 Sen. Roland Wallace Burris (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
Will County, Illinois Will County, Ill.
View earmark details 2010 Illinois Statewide Gang Intelligence Database
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$500,000 Sen. Roland Wallace Burris (-IL) Springfield, Illinois Illinois State Police
View earmark details 2010 Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL for renewable energy technology training programs, which may include equipment and technology
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$400,000 No additional sponsors indicated Kankakee, Illinois Kankakee (Ill.) Community College
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