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Georgia

Georgia: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Chambliss, Saxby R $479 ($197,637) ($197,158) 12 11
Isakson, John R $10,981 ($319,137) ($308,156) 19 14
Average   $5,730 ($258,387) ($252,657) 16 13
             
Barrow, John D $6,387 ($3,182) $3,205 17 8
Bishop, Sanford D $91,419 ($8,061) $83,358 52 2
Broun, Paul R $482 ($213,856) ($213,374) 13 15
Collins, Doug R $4,919 ($93,413) ($88,494) 7 9
Gingrey, Phil R $15,686 ($106,606) ($90,920) 13 18
Graves, Tom R $2,620 ($169,843) ($167,223) 10 15
Johnson, Henry D $1,316,695 ($6,240) $1,310,455 89 1
Kingston, Jack R $3,356 ($89,763) ($86,407) 12 18
Lewis, John D $1,271,902 ($10,000) $1,261,902 79 1
Price, Tom R $2,660 ($109,839) ($107,179) 8 13
Scott, Austin R $3,544 ($210,453) ($206,909) 13 15
Scott, David D $73,331 ($12) $73,319 50 1
Westmoreland, Lynn R $24,654 ($246,003) ($221,349) 29 28
Woodall, Rob R $7,165 ($105,804) ($98,639) 10 8
Average   $201,773 ($98,077) $103,696 29 11

 

  • Among the states and territories, Georgia’s House delegation had the 17th largest average net spending agenda: $103.7 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 57 members proposed net spending agendas of over $1 trillion; two were from Georgia.
  • Georgia’s Senate delegation proposed $252.7 billion in net spending reductions on average, the 2nd highest in that chamber.
  • Nine members of the Senate proposed net savings reductions above $200 billion; one was from Georgia.

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
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.