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Midlands lawmakers high on list of top listeners in Congress

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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

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Waukegan Regional Airport, runway extension, land acquisition and environmental study
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$735,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Illinois Waukegan (Ill.) Regional Airport
View earmark details 2008 Waukegan, IL Police department - North Suburban Gang Task Force
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$846,000 Sen. Mark Kirk (-IL) Waukegan, Illinois Waukegan (Ill.) Police Department
View earmark details 2008 Westside Health Authority Neighborhood Re-Entry Center (NRC)
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$164,500 Rep. Danny Davis (-IL) Chicago, Illinois Westside Health Authority
View earmark details 2008 White County
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$98,000 Rep. John Shimkus (-IL) Illinois White County, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Whiteside County Department of Health, Rock Falls, IL for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$307,000 Rep. Phil Hare (-IL) Rock Falls, Illinois Whiteside County (Ill.) Health Department
View earmark details 2008 Wildlife Habitat Improvement, IL
(Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA)
$107,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL) Illinois Illinois Department of Natural Resources
View earmark details 2008 Will County, IL Sheriff's Office
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$502,900 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Will, Illinois Will County (Ill.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 Will County, IL Sheriff's Office
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$202,100 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL) Will, Illinois Will County (Ill.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 Will County, Illinois
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL) Illinois Will County, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Will County, Will County, IL, for technology interoperability improvements
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$460,000 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL)
Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (-IL)
...more
Will, Illinois Will County, Ill.
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