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Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

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by FactCheck.org on 08/22/2014

Editorial: Meetings a chance for Congress to listen

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/21/2014

Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

by Omaha World-Herald on 08/20/2014

Where are this year's earmarks
Fiscal Year(s)

View earmark details Earmark Spending in Illinois

* Earmarks requested by the president are not included in the member and state rankings to better reflect political power. This follows the methodology used by Taxpayers for Common Sense.
Fiscal Year(s) 2008-2010 No Total Amount
Congressional earmarks 998 $1,031,088,882
All earmarks 1086* $2,519,434,583*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 BBR Youth Center
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$0 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Chicago, Illinois Chicago Youth Centers
View earmark details 2010 Chicago Shoreline, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL)
Rep. Mike Quigley (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Indian Ridge Marsh, Chicago, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL) Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Internet Safety Programs
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$0 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL) Downers Grove, Illinois Village of Downers Grove, Ill.
View earmark details 2010 East Bank River Front and Bikeway Improvements, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Bill Foster (-IL) East Bank, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Orland Park, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 President (solo) * Orland Park, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 City of Quincy for drinking water system improvements
(Interior)
$0 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Quincy, Illinois City of Quincy, Ill.
View earmark details 2010 Army Headquarters Building Renovation
(Military Construction)
$0 President (solo) * Rock Island, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 City of Rockford, IL, for capital costs associated with the city's mixed-use development plans
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Rockford, Illinois City of Rockford, Ill.
View earmark details 2010 Intersection Improvements on Crawford Avenue and 203rd Street in the Village of Olympia Fields, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL) Village of Olympia Fields, Illinois
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