Rhode Island: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session
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- Rhode Island’s two House Representatives sponsored 154 bills that would increase spending, and 9 bills that would decrease spending.
- Among all the states and territories, Rhode Island’s House delegation had the 17th largest average net spending agenda: $107.9 billion.
- Rhode Island’s Senate delegation sponsored legislation that would, on average, increase net federal spending by $36.3 billion, the 3rd highest average among the other 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.
- 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.