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Illinois: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Durbin, Richard D $43,175 ($8,087) $35,088 46 5
Kirk, Mark R $11,824 ($11,229) $595 23 4
Average   $27,500 ($9,658) $17,842 35 5
             
Bustos, Cheri D $46,983 ($8,087) $38,896 35 5
Davis, Danny D $1,378,379 ($20) $1,378,359 70 1
Davis, Rodney R $14,478 ($72,305) ($57,827) 23 10
Duckworth, Tammy D $33,506 ($14) $33,492 23 1
Enyart, William D $110,954 ($10,847) $100,107 85 11
Foster, Bill D $49,060 ($10,683) $38,377 22 8
Gutierrez, Luis D $1,305,288 ($22,488) $1,282,800 60 9
Hultgren, Randy R $1,169 ($74,813) ($73,644) 11 4
Kelly, Robin D $80,549 ($6,245) $74,304 44 2
Kinzinger, Adam R $10,955 ($63,913) ($52,958) 14 4
Lipinski, Daniel D $32,777 ($1,667) $31,110 46 1
Quigley, Mike D $42,460 ($6,240) $36,220 33 1
Roskam, Peter R $3,414 ($73,736) ($70,322) 14 8
Rush, Bobby D $1,289,939 ($14,298) $1,275,641 83 2
Schakowsky, Janice D $1,407,708 ($37,876) $1,369,832 125 13
Schneider, Bradley D $45,160 ($8,061) $37,099 21 2
Schock, Aaron R $14,754 ($76,183) ($61,429) 24 9
Shimkus, John R $1,255 ($31,016) ($29,761) 8 4
Average   $326,044 ($28,805) $297,239 41 5

 

  • Among the states and territories, Illinois’s House delegation had the 9th largest average net spending agenda: $297.2 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 57 members proposed net spending agendas above $1 trillion; four were from Illinois.
  • Illinois’s Senate delegation proposed $17.8 billion in net spending on average, the 11th 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.