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View earmark details Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Illinois) - Earmarks Requested
In Office
Alternate Name: Mark Steven Kirk

 
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                     9 $4,725,000
With Other Members          11 $25,940,000
All Congressional                20 $30,665,000
All Sponsored Earmarks      24* $74,766,000*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2008 Learning Point Associates/North Central Regional Education Laboratory, to help schools implement No Child Left Behind
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$287,000 No additional sponsors indicated Naperville, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Adler Planetarium, science and education programming for teachers and students
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$260,000 Rep. Jesse Jackson (D-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Chicago, Illinois Adler Planetarium (Chicago, Ill.)
View earmark details 2008 Sheridan Crossing Improvements
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$245,000 No additional sponsors indicated North Chicago, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Christian Outreach of Lutherans, for Latino leadership development in underserved areas
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$119,000 No additional sponsors indicated Waukegan, Illinois
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