Mississippi: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session
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- All but one member from Mississippi’s delegation sponsored legislation that would decrease federal spending.
- The average U.S. House member sponsored legislation that would increase federal spending by almost $145 billion. Each of Mississippi’s Representatives supported smaller than average spending agendas.
- The average U.S. Senator sponsored a legislative agenda that would reduce federal spending by $53 billion. Both of Mississippi’s Senators supported agendas smaller than the Chamber’s average.
- Senator Wicker sponsored legislation that would save $165.7 billion, making his the 17th smallest spending agenda 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.
- 113th Congress BillTally First Session Report (PDF)
- Report Press Release
- Searchable Database of Members' Individual Agendas
- BillTally Historical Archive
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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.