Delaware: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Carper, Thomas D $12,760 $0 $12,760 12 0
Coons, Chris D $21,272 ($2) $21,270 46 1
Average   $17,016 ($1) $17,015 29 1
Carney, John D $59,120 ($6,240) $52,880 37 1


  • Delaware’s only House member, Representative John Carney, proposed $52.9 billion in net spending.
  • Delaware’s Senate delegation proposed $17 billion in net spending on average, the 13th highest in that chamber.
  • Two members of the Senate proposed $0 in spending reductions; one was from Delaware.

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.


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