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Arizona

Arizona: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Flake, Jeff R $16,367 ($107,873) ($91,506) 2 11
McCain, John R $16,427 ($82,102) ($65,675) 3 7
Average   $16,397 ($94,988) ($78,591) 3 9
             
Barber, Ron D $24,156 ($192) $23,964 39 6
Franks, Trent R $8,837 ($277,516) ($268,679) 19 18
Gosar, Paul R $19,598 ($69,303) ($49,705) 15 8
Grijalva, Raul D $1,490,497 ($28,728) $1,461,769 164 11
Kirkpatrick, Ann D $50,416 ($10,719) $39,697 38 12
Pastor, Ed D $36,950 ($6,253) $30,697 26 2
Salmon, Matt R $4,223 ($150,240) ($146,017) 11 17
Schweikert, David R $3,730 ($243,316) ($239,586) 14 12
Sinema, Kyrsten D $21,542 ($10,857) $10,685 28 13
Average   $184,439 ($88,569) $95,869 39 11

 

  • Among the states and territories, Arizona’s House delegation had the 18th largest average net spending agenda: $95.9 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 203 members were net cutters. Four of these members were from Arizona.
  • Representative Raul Grijalva had the highest net spending agenda among Arizona’s House delegation with nearly $1.5 trillion in proposed spending.
  • Arizona’s Senate delegation proposed $78.6 billion in average net saving, the 18th highest in that chamber.
  • The Senate had 17 members who proposed more decreases in spending than increases; two of these members came from Arizona.


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.