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Oregon

Oregon: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increase # of Decrease
Merkley, Jeff D $24,558 ($8,144) $16,414 37 4
Wyden, Ron D $18,893 ($87) $18,806 41 4
Average   $21,726 ($4,116) $17,610 39 4
             
Blumenauer, Earl D $102,991 ($19,184) $83,807 82 6
Bonamici, Suzanne D $63,938 ($10,003) $53,935 52 2
DeFazio, Peter D $66,617 ($18,015) $48,602 44 6
Schrader, Kurt D $33,117 ($8,075) $25,042 24 3
Walden, Greg R $18,889 ($2,037) $16,852 14 6
Average   $57,110 ($11,463) $45,648 43 5

 

  • Oregon was one of eight states in which all Members of their House delegation supported legislation that would increase spending on net.
  • Representative Earl Blumenauer sponsored legislation that, if passed into law, would increase spending by about $83 billion, the most in Oregon’s delegation.
  • Both of Oregon’s Senators supported legislation that would, on net, increase federal spending if enacted.
  • Among the states and territories, Oregon’s Senate delegation had the 14th largest net spending increase agenda: about $17.6 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.