S. 1702 - Transportation Empowerment Act

Transportation and public works. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Transportation Empowerment Act

S. 1702 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Transportation Empowerment Act
  • Transportation Empowerment Act
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Congressional oversight
  • Forests, forestry, trees
  • Government trust funds
  • Motor fuels
  • Parks, recreation areas, trails
  • Public transit
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Research administration and funding
  • Research and development
  • Roads and highways
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Transportation programs funding
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced11/14/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced11/14/2013
11/14/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
11/14/2013Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

supported this bill

Republican/Conservative$9,043,639
$9,043,639

3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Transportation Empowerment Act

3 organizations supported this bill

FreedomWorks
FreedomWorks (2014, June 30). Tell Your Members of Congress: Support the Transportation Empowerment Act. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from FreedomWorks.
Heritage Action for America
Heritage Action for America (2013, December 2). Email Your Senators to Co-Sponsor the Transportation Empowerment Act. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from Heritage Action for America.
Madison Project
Madison Project (n.d.). Legislation We Support. Retrieved July 11, 2014, from Madison Project.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Republican/Conservative interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$123,544$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$121,894$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,995$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$54,900$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$52,250$0
Tom CoburnROK$82,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$34,870$0
John CornynRTX$111,505$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,604,462$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,340,739$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$45,150$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,450$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$14,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$43,575$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$154,357$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$177,549$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$100,917$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,000$0
John McCainRAZ$184,843$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$255,056$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,200$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$470,758$0
Rob PortmanROH$135,446$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$0
Jim RischRID$50,602$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$91,967$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,076,779$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$0
Tim ScottRSC$270,262$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$217,753$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,497,701$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$152,726$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$123,544$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$0
Mark BegichDAK$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$121,894$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$41,995$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$54,900$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$52,250$0
Tom CoburnROK$82,843$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$34,870$0
John CornynRTX$111,505$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,604,462$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,340,739$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$45,150$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$29,450$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,837$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$14,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$43,575$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$25,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$154,357$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Mark KirkRIL$177,549$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$100,917$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,000$0
John McCainRAZ$184,843$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$255,056$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$8,200$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$2,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$470,758$0
Rob PortmanROH$135,446$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$0
Jim RischRID$50,602$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$91,967$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,076,779$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$0
Tim ScottRSC$270,262$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,200$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$217,753$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,497,701$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
David VitterRLA$152,726$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$8,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$9,043,639

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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