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Largest Savings and Spending Agendas in the House

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This is another in a series of posts that looks at data from NTUF's recently released BillTally report for the 1st Session of the 112th Congress.

The tables below highllight those Members of the House who have the ten largest savings and spending agendas.  Each Member is linked to his or her BillTally report so that you can examine the cost estimates for each piece of legislation that the Member sponsored or cosponsored that was included in the study.

Again, if you're not familiar with BillTally, here's a little background:  Since 1991, NTUF has computed the legislative spending agendas of Members of Congress by analyzing the costs – and savings – of the bills that they sponsor and cosponsor as part of our BillTally research project.  BillTally is the only comprehensive look at the potential cost to taxpayers of what Members want to spend on a Member-by-Member basis. 

If you're curious about what proposals your Members of Congress have made, you can search detailed reports for each Member of Congress here.

Ten Largest Net Savings Agendas (House)
112th Congress, First Session
RepresentativeState
Net Spending Agenda (Millions $)
# of Increase bills
# of Decrease Bills
Franks, TrentAZ($428,723)1228
Chaffetz, JasonUT($428,686)837
Duncan, JeffSC($414,434)1434
Long, BillyMO($408,047)1027
Westmoreland, LynnGA($395,370)1327
Pompeo, MikeKS($392,005)1219
Guinta, FrankNH($374,391)514
Gingrey, JohnGA($373,153)930
Flake, JeffAZ($367,449)619
Graves, TomGA($347,840)412

Source: NTUF BillTally, 112th Congress

 

 

Ten Largest Net Spending Agendas (House)
112th Congress, First Session
RepresentativeState
Net Spending Agenda (Millions $)
# of Increase bills
# of Decrease Bills
Conyers, JohnMI$1,456,922965
Filner, BobCA$1,426,1911143
Lee, BarbaraCA$1,406,716973
Jackson, JesseIL$1,395,562994
Grijalva, RaulAZ$1,390,1151304
Woolsey, LynnCA$1,370,172794
Norton, EleanorDC$1,365,0491083
Stark, PeteCA$1,361,073954
Payne, DonaldNJ$1,350,795721
Olver, JohnMA$1,349,750460

Source: NTUF BillTally, 112th Congress