Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 2115 - Targeted Employment Areas Improvement Act

Immigration. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to continue job creation and the promotion of investment through improvements to targeted employment areas. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Targeted Employment Areas Improvement Act

S. 2115 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to continue job creation and the promotion of investment through improvements to targeted employment areas. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to continue job creation and the promotion of investment through improvements to targeted employment areas.
Other Titles
  • Targeted Employment Areas Improvement Act
  • Targeted Employment Areas Improvement Act
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Immigration
    • Business investment and capital
    • Economic development
    • Employee hiring
    • Foreign labor
    • Rural conditions and development
    • Unemployment
    • Visas and passports
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced10/01/2015
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced10/01/2015
      10/01/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
      10/01/2015Introduced in Senate
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      276 times as much
      $358,176
      $12,082,217
      $12,440,393
      $45,000
      $45,000

      opposed this bill

      3 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      Targeted Employment Areas Improvement Act

      3 organizations supported this bill

      EB-5 Investment Coalition
      Undersigned organizations (2015, October 1). Support for EB-5 Reforms in S. 2115. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from EB-5 Investment Coalition.
      Real Estate Roundtable
      Undersigned organizations (2015, October 1). Support for EB-5 Reforms in S. 2115. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from EB-5 Investment Coalition.
      U.S. Chamber of Commerce
      Undersigned organizations (2015, October 1). Support for EB-5 Reforms in S. 2115. Retrieved January 20, 2016, from EB-5 Investment Coalition.

      1 organization opposed this bill

      Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
      Henderson, Wade & Zirkin, Nancy (2015, October 16). SUPPORT REFORMS TO THE EB-5 REGIONAL CENTER PROGRAM: Co-Sponsor S. 1501, the American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2015. Retrieved October 16, 2015, from Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
      Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

      Contributions by Legislator

      Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$130,150$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$204,420$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$44,500$250
      John BarrassoRWY$34,450$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$293,850$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$120,306$400
      Roy BluntRMO$197,875$0
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$295,600$250
      John BoozmanRAR$68,450$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$187,274$250
      Richard BurrRNC$126,300$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$69,950$1,000
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$96,600$0
      Ben CardinDMD$136,607$750
      Tom CarperDDE$66,900$250
      Bob CaseyDPA$111,008$250
      Bill CassidyRLA$159,220$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$5,100$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$60,700$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$73,200$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$58,000$750
      Bob CorkerRTN$184,115$0
      John CornynRTX$256,700$0
      Tom CottonRAR$173,585$0
      Mike CrapoRID$55,900$0
      Ted CruzRTX$226,125$0
      Steve DainesRMT$62,850$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$63,050$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$100,700$0
      Mike EnziRWY$31,500$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$54,400$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$92,600$0
      Deb FischerRNE$43,950$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$191,545$0
      Al FrankenDMN$85,014$250
      Cory GardnerRCO$204,912$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$213,985$4,750
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$228,150$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$99,800$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$196,942$500
      Martin HeinrichDNM$54,433$0
      Heidi HeitkampDND$29,550$0
      Dean HellerRNV$144,309$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$63,850$5,400
      John HoevenRND$20,500$0
      Jim InhofeROK$29,050$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$195,300$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$204,620$0
      Tim KaineDVA$197,212$5,900
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,200$0
      Mark KirkRIL$170,200$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$42,700$0
      James LankfordROK$36,950$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,785$500
      Mike LeeRUT$44,400$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$60,500$0
      Ed MarkeyDMA$259,750$700
      John McCainRAZ$257,659$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$111,200$1,250
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$370,575$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$333,951$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,350$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,600$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$46,650$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$37,400$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$125,850$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$74,000$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$198,631$1,100
      Rand PaulRKY$93,089$0
      David PerdueRGA$131,850$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$169,125$0
      Rob PortmanROH$312,356$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,400$0
      Harry ReidDNV$36,619$0
      Jim RischRID$19,111$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$75,500$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$59,950$0
      Marco RubioRFL$297,302$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$4,950$950
      Ben SasseRNE$48,350$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$228,200$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$537,349$0
      Tim ScottRSC$247,740$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$33,800$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,290$2,500
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$59,100$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$108,526$0
      Dan SullivanRAK$159,003$0
      Jon TesterDMT$164,403$1,250
      John ThuneRSD$94,878$0
      Thom TillisRNC$138,672$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$226,982$0
      Tom UdallDNM$71,050$0
      David VitterRLA$13,550$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$238,850$250
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$91,240$10,150
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$72,300$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$58,150$0
      Ron WydenDOR$155,250$5,400

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      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Supported
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Opposed
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$130,150$0
      Kelly AyotteRNH$204,420$0
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$44,500$250
      John BarrassoRWY$34,450$0
      Michael F. BennetDCO$293,850$0
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$120,306$400
      Roy BluntRMO$197,875$0
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$295,600$250
      John BoozmanRAR$68,450$0
      Barbara BoxerDCA$5,000$0
      Sherrod BrownDOH$187,274$250
      Richard BurrRNC$126,300$0
      Maria CantwellDWA$69,950$1,000
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$96,600$0
      Ben CardinDMD$136,607$750
      Tom CarperDDE$66,900$250
      Bob CaseyDPA$111,008$250
      Bill CassidyRLA$159,220$0
      Daniel CoatsRIN$5,100$0
      William Thad CochranRMS$60,700$0
      Susan M. CollinsRME$73,200$0
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$58,000$750
      Bob CorkerRTN$184,115$0
      John CornynRTX$256,700$0
      Tom CottonRAR$173,585$0
      Mike CrapoRID$55,900$0
      Ted CruzRTX$226,125$0
      Steve DainesRMT$62,850$0
      Joe DonnellyDIN$63,050$0
      Dick DurbinDIL$100,700$0
      Mike EnziRWY$31,500$0
      Joni ErnstRIA$54,400$0
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$92,600$0
      Deb FischerRNE$43,950$0
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$191,545$0
      Al FrankenDMN$85,014$250
      Cory GardnerRCO$204,912$0
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$213,985$4,750
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$228,150$0
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$99,800$0
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$196,942$500
      Martin HeinrichDNM$54,433$0
      Heidi HeitkampDND$29,550$0
      Dean HellerRNV$144,309$0
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$63,850$5,400
      John HoevenRND$20,500$0
      Jim InhofeROK$29,050$0
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$195,300$0
      Ron JohnsonRWI$204,620$0
      Tim KaineDVA$197,212$5,900
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$37,200$0
      Mark KirkRIL$170,200$0
      Amy KlobucharDMN$42,700$0
      James LankfordROK$36,950$0
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,785$500
      Mike LeeRUT$44,400$0
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$60,500$0
      Ed MarkeyDMA$259,750$700
      John McCainRAZ$257,659$0
      Claire McCaskillDMO$111,200$1,250
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$370,575$0
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$333,951$0
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$58,350$0
      Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,600$0
      Jerry MoranRKS$46,650$0
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$37,400$0
      Chris MurphyDCT$125,850$0
      Patty MurrayDWA$74,000$0
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$198,631$1,100
      Rand PaulRKY$93,089$0
      David PerdueRGA$131,850$0
      Gary C. PetersDMI$169,125$0
      Rob PortmanROH$312,356$0
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$39,400$0
      Harry ReidDNV$36,619$0
      Jim RischRID$19,111$0
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$75,500$0
      Mike RoundsRSD$59,950$0
      Marco RubioRFL$297,302$0
      Bernie SandersIVT$4,950$950
      Ben SasseRNE$48,350$0
      Brian SchatzDHI$228,200$0
      Chuck SchumerDNY$537,349$0
      Tim ScottRSC$247,740$0
      Jeff SessionsRAL$33,800$0
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$99,290$2,500
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$59,100$0
      Debbie StabenowDMI$108,526$0
      Dan SullivanRAK$159,003$0
      Jon TesterDMT$164,403$1,250
      John ThuneRSD$94,878$0
      Thom TillisRNC$138,672$0
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$226,982$0
      Tom UdallDNM$71,050$0
      David VitterRLA$13,550$0
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$238,850$250
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$91,240$10,150
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$72,300$0
      Roger F. WickerRMS$58,150$0
      Ron WydenDOR$155,250$5,400

      Interest Groups that supported this bill

      $ Donated
      Real Estate developers & subdividers$12,082,217
      Chambers of commerce$358,176

      Interest Groups that opposed this bill

      $ Donated
      Human Rights$45,000
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