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View earmark details Former Rep. Jerry Weller (R-Illinois, 11th) - Earmarks Requested
Retired
Alternate Name: Gerald Craig Weller

 
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                     15 $3,421,250
With Other Members          17 $31,238,400
All Congressional                32 $34,659,650
All Sponsored Earmarks      33* $52,372,650*
Earmark Details Year Description (Bill) Amount

(desc)

Additional Sponsors Locations Receiving Organization
View earmark details 2009 Reading is Fundamental authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
(Labor-HHS-Education)
$24,803,000 alert Former Rep. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI)
Former Rep. Rob Andrews (D-NJ)
Former Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY)
...more
Washington, District of Columbia
View earmark details 2009 Upper Mississippi River Restoration, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$17,713,000 President *
Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Former Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Former Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2009 Upper Miss River-Illinois WW System, IL, IA, MO, MN & WI
(Energy and Water)
$8,604,000 Former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO)
Former Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA)
Former Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)
...more
Illinois; Minnesota; Missouri; Wisconsin
View earmark details 2008 METRA, STAR Line (Northeastern)
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$7,227,500 Former Rep. Melissa Bean (D-IL)
Former Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
Former Rep. Denny Hastert (R-IL)
...more
Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Domestic Armstrong Titlnium Production
(Defense)
$5,000,000 Former Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Unknown Location
View earmark details 2008 Illinois Trails
(Transportation-Housing and Urban Development)
$2,940,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Former Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
Illinois
View earmark details 2009 Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Company Bridge
(Homeland Security)
$2,000,000 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Morris, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Eligin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Company Bridge
(Homeland Security)
$2,000,000 Former Rep. Ray LaHood (R-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Morris, Illinois
View earmark details 2008 Will County, IL Sheriff's Office
(Commerce, Justice and Science)
$502,900 Former Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL)
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Will, Illinois Will County (Ill.) Sheriff's Office
View earmark details 2008 Illinois State University Biomass Research
(Energy and Water)
$492,000 No additional sponsors indicated Illinois Illinois State University
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