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Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

by Miami Herald on 08/23/2014

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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

(asc)

Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
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
View earmark details 2010 Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve, Will County, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 Rep. Judy Biggert (-IL) Will County, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Will County Survey, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 President (solo) * Will County, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Burnham Prairie
(Energy and Water)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL) Burnham Prairie, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Chicago Transit Authority Red Line
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (-IL) Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2010 Emiquon Floodplain Restoration, IL
(Energy and Water)
$0 President *
Rep. Phil Hare (-IL)
Rep. Aaron Schock (-IL)
Illinois
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Information provided by Taxpayers for Common Sense ( http://www.taxpayer.net/ )