Chemical Industry Backs Supporters of Pesticide Permit Changes with Campaign Money


May 30, 2017 - The House of Representatives voted to eliminate a permit requirement for pesticides last week, as sponsors of the measure received 12 times more in campaign contributions from the agricultural chemical industry than the bill’s opponents.

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H.R. 1 (115th) - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Taxation

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018.

4.6 times as much $
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H.J.Res. 111 (115th) - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Relating to "Arbitration Agreements".

Finance and financial sector

The bill has become law.

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements".

Senate Vote: On Passage PASSED on October 24, 2017 voted YES: 50voted NO: 50
100% more $
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S. 1989 (115th) - Honest Ads Act

Government operations and politics

The bill has been referred to committee.

A bill to enhance transparency and accountability for online political advertisements by requiring those who purchase and publish such ads to disclose information about the advertisements to the public, and for other purposes.

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H.Con.Res. 71 (115th) - Establishing the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2018 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2019 Through 2027.

Economics and public finance

The resolution was agreed to.

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on October 26, 2017 voted YES: 216voted NO: 212
128% more $
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S. 354 (115th) - RAISE Act

Immigration

The bill has been referred to committee.

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to limit the President's discretion in setting the number of refugees admitted annually to the United States, to reduce the number of family-sponsored immigrants, to create a new nonimmigrant classification for the parents of adult United States citizens, and for other purposes.

172% more $
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H.R. 2266 (115th) - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017

Economics and public finance

The bill has become law.

Making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes.

Senate Vote: On Passage PASSED on October 24, 2017 voted YES: 82voted NO: 17
5.3 times as much $
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H.R. 1628 (115th) - American Health Care Act of 2017

Health

The bill was voted on in the House on May 4, 2017

To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017.

3.7 times as much $
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H.R. 244 (115th) - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017

Economics and public finance

The bill has become law.

Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.

Senate Vote: On Passage PASSED on May 4, 2017 voted YES: 79voted NO: 18
108% more $
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H.R. 10 (115th) - Financial CHOICE Act of 2017

Finance and financial sector

The bill was voted on in the House on June 8, 2017

To create hope and opportunity for investors, consumers, and entrepreneurs by ending bailouts and Too Big to Fail, holding Washington and Wall Street accountable, eliminating red tape to increase access to capital and credit, and repealing the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that make America less prosperous, less stable, and less free, and for other purposes.

60% more $
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