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Wisconsin: Legislative Spending Agendas
113th Congress, First Session


 

Name Party Increases Decreases Net Spending Agenda # of Increases # of Decreases
Baldwin, Tammy D $16,605 ($8,059) $8,546 27 2
Johnson, Ron R $406 ($107,604) ($107,198) 6 10
Average   $8,506 ($57,832) ($49,326) 17 6
             
Duffy, Sean R $4,251 ($68,138) ($63,887) 17 7
Kind, Ron D $46,630 ($1,106) $45,524 37 3
Moore, Gwen D $1,322,313 ($14,298) $1,308,015 103 2
Petri, Thomas R $3,975 ($1,202) $2,773 17 3
Pocan, Mark D $1,284,402 ($24,298) $1,260,104 97 3
Ribble, Reid R $5,076 ($124,444) ($119,368) 21 8
Ryan, Paul R $27 ($5,612) ($5,585) 3 2
Sensenbrenner, Jim R $5,725 ($1,778) $3,947 12 5
Average   $334,050 ($30,110) $303,940 38 4

 

  • Wisconsin’s House delegation had the 8th highest average net spending agenda in the House of Representatives.
  • Congresswoman Gwen Moore supported legislation that would, on net, increase federal spending by $1.3 trillion, the 20th highest among all Representatives in the House. The average U.S. Representative’s agenda would have increased spending by $145 billion.
  • Wisconsin’s Senators sponsored legislation that would, on average, reduce federal spending by a net $49 billion in enacted; that was the 26th lowest average among all 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.

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.