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View earmark details Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Illinois, 8th) - Earmarks Requested
Defeated
Alternate Names: Melissa Luburic, Melissa Luburic Bean

 
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                     31 $14,687,914
With Other Members          24 $27,654,700
All Congressional                55 $42,342,614
All Sponsored Earmarks      57* $90,427,614*
Earmark Details Year

(desc)

Description (Bill) Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2010 Facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$70,000 No additional sponsors indicated Barrington, Illinois Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital (Barrington, Ill.)
View earmark details 2010 Metra STAR Line, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Debbie Halvorson (D-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
Sen. Roland Wallace Burris (D-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2010 The Village of Johnsburg for waste-water treatment infrastructure
(Interior)
$500,000 No additional sponsors indicated Johnsburg, Illinois Village of Johnsburg, Ill.
View earmark details 2009 Union Pacific Northwest Line, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Ultra-Wide Coverage Visible Near Infrared Sensor for Force Protection
(Defense)
$1,200,000 No additional sponsors indicated Barrington, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Wide Area Sensor for Force Protection Targeting
(Defense)
$1,600,000 No additional sponsors indicated Barrington, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Star Line, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$0 Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
Rep. Jerry Weller (R-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Route 120 Corridor, Lake County, IL
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$950,000 No additional sponsors indicated Lake County, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, Harrington, IL for facilities and equipment
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$552,000 No additional sponsors indicated Harrington, Illinois
View earmark details 2009 McCook and Thornton Reservoirs, IL
(Energy and Water)
$28,709,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
...more
Illinois
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