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by KXNews (Bismarck, N.D.) on 12/19/2014

Wife of Rep. Hudson now working for another lawmaker

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Russia’s claim that 80 percent of Congress never traveled overseas

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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 Description (Bill) Amount

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Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago, Glenview, IL for educational programs
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Rahm Emanuel (-IL)
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (-IL)
Glenview, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL for exhibits
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL) Peoria, Illinois Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences
View earmark details 2009 Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL for planning and construction of a new building that will highlight the achievement and skills of art, history, science and achievement
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$95,000 Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL) Peoria, Illinois Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences
View earmark details 2009 Mercer County Hospital, Aledo, IL for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Phil Hare (-IL) Aledo, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL for an electronic medical records initiative
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$95,000 Rep. Phil Hare (-IL)
Rep. Ray LaHood (-IL)
Peoria, Illinois OSF HealthCare
View earmark details 2009 Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission Macarthur Blvd Area Study, Springfield, IL for a redevelopment plan for Macarthur Blvd. between 172 and S. Grand
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$95,000 Rep. John Shimkus (-IL) Springfield, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 The City of Kankakee, IL for streetscaping
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$95,000 Rep. Jerry Weller (-IL) Kankakee, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Woodlawn East Community and Neighbors Inc. (WECAN), Chicago, IL for housing resource center, energy assistance, after-school programming, job referral service
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$95,000 Rep. Bobby Rush (-IL) Chicago, Illinois Woodlawn East Community and Neighbors Inc.
View earmark details 2009 Grayville Dam
(Energy and Water)
$96,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL) Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Bi-State Authority, Lawrenceville-Vincennes Airport, for construction of a new airport building for a public use area
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$98,000 Rep. Tim Johnson (-IL) Lawrenceville, Illinois
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