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Louisiana

Louisiana: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Landrieu, Mary D $9,407 ($3) $9,404 35 2
Vitter, David R $11,602 ($275,492) ($263,890) 15 15
Average   $10,505 ($137,748) ($127,243) 25 9
             
Boustany, Charles R $13,396 ($77,840) ($64,444) 17 15
Cassidy, Bill R $14,989 ($65,114) ($50,125) 18 7
Fleming, John R $3,108 ($138,599) ($135,491) 9 13
Richmond, Cedric D $68,006 $0 $68,006 48 0
Scalise, Steve R $2,899 ($202,838) ($199,939) 13 17
Average   $20,480 ($96,878) ($76,399) 21 10

 

  • The Louisiana House delegation proposed total net savings of about $382 billion, 7th among all states for total savings in the House of Representatives.
  • Among other House members, Representatives John Fleming and Steve Scalise proposed the 13th and 43rd largest net decreases in spending, respectively.
  • Louisiana’s Senate Delegation proposed more than $224 billion in federal spending decreases, the 13th most in the Senate.
  • Senator David Vitter proposed $260 billion in spending cuts, making him the 7th largest cutter in the Senate.

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.