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Alabama

Alabama: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Sessions, Jeff R $23 ($142,978) ($142,955) 6 7
Shelby, Richard R $1 ($223,461) ($223,460) 1 5
Average   $12 ($183,220) ($183,208) 4 6
             
Aderholt, Robert R $3,335 ($68,778) ($65,443) 12 4
Bachus, Spencer R $5,005 ($6,788) ($1,783) 27 7
Brooks, Mo R $3,130 ($90,450) ($87,320) 11 9
Roby, Martha R $4,350 ($73,431) ($69,081) 12 14
Rogers, Mike D. R $6,687 ($76,324) ($69,637) 16 6
Sewell, Terri D $63,653 ($6,622) $57,031 51 3
Average   $14,360 ($53,732) ($39,372) 22 7

 

  • Among the states and territories, Alabama’s House delegation had the 13th largest average net spending reduction agenda: $39.4 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 203 members were net cutters. Five of these members were from Alabama.
  • Among all members of Alabama’s House delegation, Representative Brooks’ agenda included the fewest amount of spending increases ($3.1 billion), more than offset by nearly $91 billion in cuts.
  • Both of Alabama’s Senators proposed to increase net saving. Alabama’s Senate delegation had the 5th largest average net spending reduction agenda: $183.2 billion.

The full report contains lots of other data points, including the cost of all bills introduced in each Chamber and a look at fiscally-related member caucuses such as the Tea Party Caucus.

Resources:

National Taxpayers Union Foundation
108 North Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-5700, fax: 703-683-5722, e-mail: ntuf@ntu.org
www.ntu.org/ntuf
This report should not be construed as an attempt to aid or hinder the passage of any bill before Congress or as reflecting on a Member’s fitness to serve.