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Florida: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Nelson, Bill D $5,828 ($8,087) ($2,259) 29 4
Rubio, Marco R $17,439 ($315,476) ($298,037) 13 12
Average   $11,634 ($161,782) ($150,148) 21 8
             
Bilirakis, Gus R $20,579 ($86,923) ($66,344) 24 11
Brown, Corrine D $213,768 ($14,332) $199,436 85 4
Buchanan, Vern R $5,257 ($7,490) ($2,233) 16 6
Castor, Kathy D $84,286 ($14,332) $69,954 47 4
Crenshaw, Ander R $6,765 ($86,904) ($80,139) 19 5
DeSantis, Ron R $5,870 ($113,094) ($107,224) 11 13
Deutch, Theodore D $66,600 $0 $66,600 54 0
Diaz-Balart, Mario R $10,494 ($23) $10,471 13 3
Frankel, Lois D $86,834 ($6,256) $80,578 55 3
Garcia, Joe D $47,221 ($4,591) $42,630 38 8
Grayson, Alan D $1,350,623 ($30,395) $1,320,228 65 11
Hastings, Alcee D $1,365,109 ($16,264) $1,348,845 101 5
Mica, John R $4,464 ($20,997) ($16,533) 12 6
Miller, Jeff R $6,680 ($113,563) ($106,883) 19 16
Murphy, Patrick D $18,937 ($12,381) $6,556 25 13
Nugent, Richard R $5,002 ($21,221) ($16,219) 19 10
Posey, Bill R $1,218 ($85,894) ($84,676) 19 15
Radel, Trey R $4,415 ($198,232) ($193,817) 14 16
Rooney, Thomas R $1,856 ($101,112) ($99,256) 14 4
Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana R $17,197 ($63,903) ($46,706) 15 2
Ross, Dennis R $6,948 ($242,338) ($235,390) 24 26
Southerland, Steve R $3,178 ($103,425) ($100,247) 15 13
Wasserman Schultz, Debbie D $71,730 ($4,440) $67,290 45 6
Webster, Daniel R $928 ($48) $880 10 6
Wilson, Frederica D $1,340,352 ($22,501) $1,317,851 117 11
Yoho, Ted R $6,688 ($153,105) ($146,417) 19 17
Average   $182,808 ($58,606) $124,201 34 9

 

  • Among the states and territories, Florida’s House delegation had the 13th largest average net spending agenda: $124.2 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 57 members proposed net spending above $1 trillion; three were from Florida.
  • Florida’s Senate delegation proposed $150.1 billion in net spending reductions on average, the 10th highest in that chamber.
  • Nine members of the Senate proposed net spending reductions above $200 billion dollars; one was from Florida.

 

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
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703-683-5700, fax: 703-683-5722, e-mail: ntuf@ntu.org
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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.