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Hawaii

Hawaii: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


NamePartyIncreasesDecreasesNet Spending Agenda# of Increases# of Decreases
Hirono, Mazie D $31,903 ($8,060) $23,843 36 2
Schatz, Brian D $43,153 ($8,058) $35,095 57 1
Average   $37,528 ($8,059) $29,469 47 2
             
Gabbard, Tulsi D $46,167 ($1,825) $44,342 36 3
Hanabusa, Colleen D $62,301 $0 $62,301 49 0
Average   $54,234 ($913) $53,322 43 2

  • Among the states and territories, Hawaii’s House delegation had the 24th largest average net spending agenda: $53.3 billion.
  • Both members of Hawaii’s House delegation were net spenders.
  • Only 13 members of the House of Representatives proposed $0 in spending reductions; one was from Hawaii.
  • Hawaii’s Senate delegation proposed $29.5 billion in net spending on average, the 4th 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.