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North Carolina

North Carolina: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increase # of Decrease
Burr, Richard R $9,929 ($184,348) ($174,419) 21 10
Hagan, Kay D $10,196 ($100) $10,096 30 3
Average   $10,063 ($92,224) ($82,162) 26 7
             
Butterfield, George D $62,413 $0 $62,413 50 0
Coble, Howard R $9,293 ($67,536) ($58,243) 19 8
Ellmers, Renee R $18,719 ($69,558) ($50,839) 19 10
Foxx, Virginia R $2,685 ($88,871) ($86,186) 10 8
Holding, George R $22,166 ($140,968) ($118,802) 16 10
Hudson, Richard R $3,113 ($88,324) ($85,211) 12 12
Jones, Walter R $12,197 ($153,826) ($141,629) 41 19
McHenry, Patrick R $2,701 ($122,320) ($119,619) 15 6
McIntyre, Mike D $39,002 ($1,696) $37,306 31 4
Meadows, Mark R $3,384 ($202,291) ($198,907) 16 18
Pittenger, Robert R $7,300 ($196,369) ($189,069) 15 16
Price, David D $57,064 ($10,003) $47,061 44 2
Watt, Melvin D $63,269 ($1) $63,268 34 1
Average   $23,331 ($87,828) ($64,497) 25 9
  • The average U.S. House Member sponsored legislation that would increase the size of the federal budget by $144.8 billion. Each of North Carolina’s House delegates supported agendas smaller than that amount.
  • Representative Mark Meadows supported legislation that would decrease federal spending by $198.9 billion, the 14th smallest net total among all House members. 
  • Representatives Robert Pittenger and Walter Jones had the 19th and 40th lowest totals, respectively.
  • North Carolina’s Senate delegation proposed, on average, more than 82 billion in spending cuts, the 15th smallest average net spending agenda among Senate delegations.

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
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703-683-5700, fax: 703-683-5722, e-mail: ntuf@ntu.org
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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.