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Arkansas

Arkansas: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Boozman, John R $1,347 ($145,244) ($143,897) 11 11
Pryor, Mark D $6,544 ($15) $6,529 19 1
Average   $3,946 ($72,630) ($68,684) 15 6
             
Cotton, Tom R $3,362 ($170,002) ($166,640) 15 15
Crawford, Eric R $1,892 ($70,022) ($68,130) 11 6
Griffin, Tim R $10,253 ($79,832) ($69,579) 33 19
Womack, Steve R $3,695 ($70,392) ($66,697) 13 9
Average   $4,801 ($97, 562) ($92,762) 18 12

 

  • Among the states and territories, Arkansas’s House delegation had the 6th largest average net spending reduction agenda: $92.8 billion.
  • Every member of Arkansas’s House delegation proposed net spending reductions.
  • In the House, 69 members sponsored agendas of more than $100 billion in net savings; one was from Arkansas.
  • The Senate delegation of Arkansas proposed average net spending reductions of $68.7 billion, the 19th highest in that chamber.

 

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.