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Ohio: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increase # of Decrease
Brown, Sherrod D $26,497 ($8,089) $18,408 38 3
Portman, Robert R $693 ($168,550) ($167,857) 18 8
Average   $13,595 ($88,320) ($74,725) 28 6
             
Beatty, Joyce D $1,246,274 ($6,240) $1,240,034 66 1
Chabot, Steve R $7,833 ($149,148) ($141,315) 12 15
Fudge, Marcia D $189,709 ($6,240) $183,469 67 1
Gibbs, Bob R $4,542 ($68,086) ($63,544) 13 11
Johnson, Bill R $11,055 ($78,562) ($67,507) 33 15
Jordan, Jim R $2,666 ($186,493) ($183,827) 9 12
Joyce, David R $11,025 ($76,465) ($65,440) 19 15
Kaptur, Marcy D $76,770 ($6,240) $70,530 47 1
Latta, Robert R $17,809 ($65,913) ($48,104) 17 11
Renacci, James R $3,242 ($83,536) ($80,294) 15 12
Ryan, Tim D $76,694 ($6,240) $70,454 50 1
Stivers, Steve R $23,081 ($71,768) ($48,687) 43 15
Tiberi, Patrick R $3,193 ($71,441) ($68,248) 10 9
Turner, Michael R $14,121 ($5,139) $8,982 16 3
Wenstrup, Brad R $2,601 ($82,950) ($80,349) 10 14
Average   $112,708 ($64,297) $48,410 28 9

 

  • On average, Ohio’s House delegation supported $48.4 billion in net budgetary increases. The average across that entire chamber was just over $145 billion in increases.
  • Congressman Jim Jordan supported over $183 billion in net budget cuts, more than all but 19 other Representatives in the House.
  • Congresswoman Joyce Beatty had the largest legislative agenda among Ohio’s delegation, which would, on net, increase federal spending by about $1.2 trillion.
  • Among the states and territories, Ohio’s Senate delegation had the 20th largest net spending reduction agenda: $74.7 billion.

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.