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Democrats still shying away from town hall events

by Washington Free Beacon on 04/11/2016

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

View earmark details Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois, 2nd) - Earmarks Requested
Alternate Name: Jesse Louis Jackson Jr.

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                     60 $16,736,642
With Other Members          63 $80,087,500
All Congressional                123 $96,824,142
All Sponsored Earmarks      135* $233,676,142*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill)


Amount Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Village of Olympia Fields for a South Suburban Coalition Economic Development Program
(Financial Services)
$122,821 No additional sponsors indicated Olympia Fields, Illinois Village of Olympia Fields, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Abraham Lincoln National Airport Commission, Minority and Small Business Development and Procurement Opportunities
(Financial Services)
$282,000 No additional sponsors indicated University Park, Illinois Abraham Lincoln National Airport Commission
View earmark details 2010 National Urban League, New York, NY Restore Our Homes-Homeownership Center in Chicago
(Financial Services)
$100,000 No additional sponsors indicated New York, New York National Urban League
View earmark details 2009 YWCA Metropolitan Chicago for an Economic Empowerment Program
(Financial Services)
$122,821 No additional sponsors indicated Chicago, Illinois YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago (Ill.)
View earmark details 2010 Calumet Harbor and River, IL & IN
(Energy and Water)
$4,621,000 President * Calumet River, Indiana
View earmark details 2008 Cook County, IL
(Energy and Water)
$234,000 Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) Illinois Cook County, Ill.
View earmark details 2008 Indian Ridge Marsh
(Energy and Water)
$0 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Upper Miss River-Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$8,604,000 Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2010 McCook and Thornton Reservoirs, IL
(Energy and Water)
$19,376,000 President *
Rep. Melissa Bean (D-IL)
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Rep. Luis GutiƩrrez (D-IL)
Thornton Reservoirs
View earmark details 2008 McCook and Thonton Reservoirs
(Energy and Water)
$29,490,000 President *
Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
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