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S.Res. 472 - A Resolution Expressing the Sense of the Senate That a Carbon Tax Would Be Detrimental to the Economy of the United States.

Taxation. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. (by CRS) 
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A Resolution Expressing the Sense of the Senate That a Carbon Tax Would Be Detrimental to the Economy of the United States.

S.Res. 472 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. (by CRS)
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Title
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States.
Other Titles
  • A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States.
Sponsor
Roy Blunt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Climate change and greenhouse gases
  • Energy prices
  • Oil and gas
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • User charges and fees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/24/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/24/2016
5/24/2016Referred to the Committee on Finance.
5/24/2016Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$43,350
$127,450
$14,631,643
$358,176
$15,160,619
$0
16 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
A Resolution Expressing the Sense of the Senate That a Carbon Tax Would Be Detrimental to the Economy of the United States.

16 organizations supported this bill

60 Plus Association
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
American Commitment
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
American Energy Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Americans for Prosperity
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Americans for Tax Reform
Sykes, Justin (2016, May 24). ATR Supports Sen. Blunt's Resolution Opposing a Carbon Tax. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Campaign for Liberty
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
FreedomWorks
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Heartland Institute
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Less Government
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
National Black Chamber of Commerce
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
National Center for Public Policy Research
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
National Federation of Republican Assemblies
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.
Tea Party Nation
Undersigned organizations (2016, May 24). Carbon Tax Coalition Letter to Senator Blunt. Retrieved May 25, 2016, from American Energy Alliance.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$27,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$375,882$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$11,800$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$0
Roy BluntRMO$142,086$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,600$0
John BoozmanRAR$23,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,250$0
Richard BurrRNC$139,699$0
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$127,225$0
Ben CardinDMD$8,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,450$0
Bill CassidyRLA$306,373$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$31,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$37,620$0
John CornynRTX$87,855$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,245,542$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,880,447$0
Steve DainesRMT$231,975$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$187,461$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$193,121$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,353,749$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,300$0
Cory GardnerRCO$405,505$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,965$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,388$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$154,529$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,150$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$37,900$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$135,587$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$500$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$50,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$52,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$803,214$0
Tim KaineDVA$6,350$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$500$0
Mark KirkRIL$211,025$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$145,190$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$729,484$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$2,500$0
John McCainRAZ$177,370$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$254,406$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$5,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$448,242$0
David PerdueRGA$203,278$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$5,950$0
Rob PortmanROH$228,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$97,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,881$0
Marco RubioRFL$862,705$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$692,551$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$3,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$265,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,976$0
Dan SullivanRAK$614,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,750$0
John ThuneRSD$171,341$0
Thom TillisRNC$233,734$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,300,494$0
Tom UdallDNM$5,600$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,800$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$600$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,250$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$27,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$375,882$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$11,800$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$500$0
Roy BluntRMO$142,086$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,600$0
John BoozmanRAR$23,232$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,250$0
Richard BurrRNC$139,699$0
Maria CantwellDWA$750$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$127,225$0
Ben CardinDMD$8,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$18,450$0
Bill CassidyRLA$306,373$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$31,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$37,620$0
John CornynRTX$87,855$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,245,542$0
Mike CrapoRID$39,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,880,447$0
Steve DainesRMT$231,975$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$187,461$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$2,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$193,121$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,353,749$0
Al FrankenDMN$3,300$0
Cory GardnerRCO$405,505$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$5,965$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$67,388$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$154,529$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$27,150$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$37,900$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$135,587$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$500$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$50,674$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$52,045$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$803,214$0
Tim KaineDVA$6,350$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$500$0
Mark KirkRIL$211,025$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$145,190$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$729,484$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$2,500$0
John McCainRAZ$177,370$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$254,406$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$43,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$5,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$0
Rand PaulRKY$448,242$0
David PerdueRGA$203,278$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$5,950$0
Rob PortmanROH$228,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Harry ReidDNV$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$97,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$65,881$0
Marco RubioRFL$862,705$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$692,551$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$3,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$265,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$8,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$9,976$0
Dan SullivanRAK$614,523$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,750$0
John ThuneRSD$171,341$0
Thom TillisRNC$233,734$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,300,494$0
Tom UdallDNM$5,600$0
David VitterRLA$1,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,800$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$600$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,250$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$127,450
Fiscal & tax policy$43,350

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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