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Idaho

Idaho: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Crapo, Michael R $1,728 ($137,903) ($136,175) 15 9
Risch, James R $2,563 ($294,247) ($291,684) 9 11
Average   $2,146 ($216,075) ($213,930) 12 10
             
Labrador, Raul R $4,588 ($149,179) ($144,591) 4 13
Simpson, Michael R $6,071 ($67,618) ($61,547) 20 7
Average   $5,330 ($108,399) ($103,069) 12 10
  • Among the states and territories, Idaho’s House delegation had the 4th largest average net spending reduction agenda: $103.1 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 68 members proposed net spending reductions above $100 billion; one was from Idaho.
  • Idaho’s Senate delegation proposed $213 billion in net spending reductions on average, the 4th highest in that chamber.
  • Only nine members in the Senate proposed net spending reductions above $200 billion; one was from Idaho.

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.