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Virginia: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increase Decrease Net Spending Agenda # of Increase # of Decrease
Kaine, Timothy D $3,046 $0 $3,046 14 0
Warner, Mark D $1,097 ($15) $1,082 19 2
Average   $2,072 ($8) $2,064 17 1
             
Connolly, Gerald D $68,723 ($7,336) $61,387 63 4
Forbes, Randy R $16,976 ($68,715) ($51,739) 16 13
Goodlatte, Bob R $11,216 ($72,079) ($60,863) 14 11
Griffith, Morgan R $1,205 ($71) $1,134 9 4
Hurt, Robert R $763 ($63,915) ($63,152) 8 4
Moran, James D $78,407 ($12,922) $65,485 71 5
Rigell, Scott R $6,553 ($86,770) ($80,217) 15 5
Scott, Robert D $1,233,997 ($45) $1,233,952 64 3
Wittman, Robert R $21,305 ($87,190) ($65,885) 34 18
Wolf, Frank R $1,376 ($8) $1,368 19 1
Average   $144,052 ($39,905) $104,147 31 7

 

  • Among the states and territories, the Virginia House delegation had the 18th largest average net spending agenda: $104.1 billion.
  • Virginia’s Senate delegation proposed, on average, $2 billion in net spending increases, the 21st highest in that chamber. The average agenda among all U.S. Senators was $53 billion in net budget cuts.

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.