Dick Durbin Biggest Illinois Porkster

Call them earmarks.

Call them pork.

Illinois legislators call them “member initiatives.”

In Illinois, the Pork King is U.S. Senator Dick Durbin.

Taxpayers for Common Sense is the “go to” source for such information.

Since last Friday McHenry County Blog has in the process of listing all of the pork its bleary-eyed editor could find. Articles will be published every day at least through this weekend.

And the winner is…

Dick Durbin with 48 projects adding up to $35,577, 250.

Roland Burris – zero.

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