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South Carolina

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


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increase # of Decrease
Graham, Lindsey R $18,333 ($162,912) ($144,579) 16 10
Scott, Tim R $375 ($139,000) ($138,625) 6 5
Average   $9,354 ($150,956) ($141,602) 11 8
             
Clyburn, James D $57,785 $0 $57,785 38 0
Duncan, Jeff R $7,458 ($257,665) ($250,207) 23 23
Gowdy, Trey R $7,268 ($87,149) ($79,881) 12 11
Mulvaney, Mick R $7,311 ($229,108) ($221,797) 18 23
Rice, Tom R $15,545 ($71,330) ($55,785) 13 14
Sanford, Mark R $183 ($83,382) ($83,199) 2 3
Wilson, Joe R $4,601 ($107,366) ($102,765) 18 15
Average   $14,307 ($119,429) ($105,121) 18 13

 

  • South Carolina’s House delegation sponsored legislation that would, on average, decrease federal spending by $105 billion, the 4th lowest average among all the states.
  • Representative Jeff Duncan supported over $250 billion in net budget cuts, more than all but one other Congressman in the House.
  • South Carolina’s Senate delegation sponsored legislation that would, on average, decrease federal spending by $142 billion, the 11th lowest average among delegations in the Senate.

 

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.