Earmarks requested by Rep. Jesse Louis Jackson

Data from Fiscal Year 2008 appropriations bills supplied by Taxpayers for Common Sense.

AmountEarmark DescriptionIntended Recipient
$ for Harvey Public School District 152, Harvey, IL for an early literacy program, which may include equipment
$29,490,000 for McCook and Thonton Reservoirs
$20,118,000 for Illinois Waterway, Lockport Lock and Dam (Replacements)
$9,821,000 for Advanced Credentialing Program - National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
$8,856,000 for Chicago Shoreline
$7,227,500 for Metra Connects, Southeast Services
$2,946,000 for Thurgood Marshall Legal Education Opportunity Program
$2,400,000 for Fuel Cells for Mobile Robotic Systems Project Chicago State University
$2,212,000 for National Center for Food Safety and Technology Summit-Argo, Illinois
$1,840,000 for Flexible Solar Cell for Man Portable Power Generator
$1,200,000 for Thorium/Magnesium Excavation - Blue Island Chicago Magnesium Casting Co.
$984,000 for Chicago State University Research (IL)
$940,000 for Adler Planetarium's Space Exploration Center
$793,000 for Soybean Research, IL
$750,000 for Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
$601,000 for Livestock Genome Sequencing, IL
$588,000 for CTA Red Line Extension
$585,000 for Illinois Primary Health Care Association , for health information systems for clinic sites across the state
$511,000 for Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment
$470,000 for Safer Foundation; Transitional Program for Ex-Offenders
$392,000 for Street Improvements
$392,000 for Street Improvements
$365,000 for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment for Prentice Women's Hospital
$295,000 for The Village of South Chicago Heights for Wastewater Treatment Facility
$282,000 for Abraham Lincoln National Airport Commission, Minority and Small Business Development and Procurement Opportunities
$260,000 for Adler Planetarium, science and education programming for teachers and students
$245,000 for PACE South Suburban Signal Transit Signal Priority
$235,000 for Metropolitan Family Services Domestic Violence Services
$234,000 for Cook County, IL
$219,000 for St. James Hospital and Health Centers, Chicago Heights, IL for facilities and equipment for the Olympia Fields campus
$219,000 for Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment for the Center for Advanced Medical Response
$219,000 for University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment
$219,000 for Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment for Chicago sites
$219,000 for La Rabida Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL for facilities and equipment
$219,000 for Ingalls Development Foundation, Harvey, IL for a comprehensive cancer prevention and early detection program, focusing on minority populations
$211,500 for SouthCom Dispatch Center; IL for Technological Improvements
$188,000 for Chicago Public Schools Community Schools Initiative for at risk youth
$188,000 for Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority; Elder Abuse Prevention Pilot Program
$187,000 for Agricultural Marketing, IL University of Illinois
$141,000 for E-COM Consolidated Dispatch Center; IL for Public Safety Radio Interoperability
$141,000 for The Village of Hazel Crest for Water Improvements
$98,000 for Village of Riverdale for construction and renovation of the Pacesetter residential properties
$98,000 for Village of Dixmoor, IL, for build out of a community center
$74,000 for Urban Horticulture and Marketing, IL Windy City Harvest; Chicago, Illinois
$0 for Indian Ridge Marsh, Chicago, IL