New Mexico: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session
|Name||Party||Increase||Decrease||Net Spending Agenda||# of Increase||# of Decrease|
|Lujan Grisham, Michelle||D||$83,302||($6,240)||$77,062||48||1|
- All but one Member of New Mexico’s Congressional delegation sponsored legislation that would, on net, increase federal spending if enacted.
- Congressman Stevan Pearce supported over $174 billion in net spending cuts, more than all but 25 other Representatives in the House.
- New Mexico’s House delegation, on average, supported $11.3 billion in net cuts, below the average in that Chamber ($145 billion in budget increases).
- Both of New Mexico’s Senators supported legislative agendas that were above the average for that Chamber ($53 billion in net spending cuts).
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.