Earmarks in the Health & Human Services and Labor Budgets – Part 4

Again thanks to Taxpayers for Common Sense, McHenry County Blog can give you an idea what pork in this year’s congressional budget looks like.

We continue in alphabetical order. Today we are reaching the middle of the alphabetical. We cover the earmarks obtained by Chicago Democrat Jesse Jackson, Jr., Champaign County Republican Tim Johnson, and ex-GOP Congressman Ray LaHood (from Peoria before he moved to Washington to become President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Transportation).

Jesse Jackson, Jr.

  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $181,000 Jackson – Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $162,000 Jackson – Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center, Chicago Heights, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $190,000 Jackson, Durbin – Illinois Primary Health Care Association, Springfield, IL for Facilities and Equipment
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $190,000 Jackson, Durbin – Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $171,000 Jackson – St. James Hospital and Health Center, Chicago, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $190,000 Jackson – University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • Labor Employment & Training Administration $152,000 Jackson – Safer Foundation, Chicago, IL, for Workforce Development and Coaching Services for Ex-Offenders
  • Labor Employment & Training Administration $95,500 Jackson – History Markers, Chicago, IL, for a Digitalized Project

Tom Johnson

  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $238,000 Johnson – DeWitt/Piatt Bi-County Health Department, Clinton, IL, for Facilities and Equipment

Ray LaHood

  • HHS Health Resources and Services Administration $381,000 LaHood, Durbin – University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, IL, for Facilities and Equipment
  • Labor Employment & Training Administration $95,000 LaHood – Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL, for Exhibits

Tomorrow we move on down the alphabet.


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