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Iowa

Iowa: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Grassley, Charles R $527 ($134,077) ($133,550) 11 7
Harkin, Thomas D $27,718 ($17) $27,701 43 4
Average   $14,123 ($67,047) ($52,925) 27 6
             
Braley, Bruce D $67,630 ($6,253) $61,377 48 2
King, Steve R $566 ($102,577) ($102,011) 10 12
Latham, Tom R $31,340 ($67,526) ($36,186) 33 4
Loebsack, David D $92,381 ($8,114) $84,267 83 7
Average   $47,979 ($46,118) $1,862 44 6

 

  • Among the states and territories, Iowa’s House delegation had the 28th largest average net spending agenda: $1.9 billion.
  • In the House of Representatives, 68 members proposed net savings above $100 billion; one was from Iowa.
  • Iowa’s Senate delegation proposed $52.9 billion net spending reductions on average, the 25th highest in that chamber.
  • In the Senate, 36 members proposed net savings above $100 billion; one was from Iowa.

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.