Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 195 - TIRE Act

Transportation and public works. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to expedite the deployment of highway construction projects. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

TIRE Act

S. 195 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to expedite the deployment of highway construction projects. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to expedite the deployment of highway construction projects.
Other Titles
  • TIRE Act
  • Transportation Investment Recalibration to Equality Act
  • Transportation Investment Recalibration to Equality Act
  • TIRE Act
Sponsor
Jeff Flake
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Transportation and public works
    • Labor standards
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Roads and highways
    • Transportation programs funding
    • Wages and earnings
    Related Bills
      Major Actions
      Introduced1/24/2017
      Referred to Committee
      Bill History

      There have been no votes on this bill.

      ActionDateDescription
      Introduced1/24/2017
      1/24/2017Introduced in Senate
      1/24/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

      Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

      support this bill

      Builders associations (split)
      $0
      $328,225
      $3,391,827
      $970,405
      $1,199,634
      $570,108
      $6,460,199
      1 Organization Supports and 9 Oppose; See Which Ones

      Organizations that took a position on
      TIRE Act

      1 organization support this bill

      Associated Builders and Contractors
      Lowe, Francis (2017, May 24). Legislation Introduced to Reform Davis-Bacon Act. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from ABC.

      9 organizations oppose this bill

      association of union constructors
      Construction Employers of America (2017, January 27). “TIRE” Act Falls Flat; Threatens American Workers. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from Construction Employers of America.
      Construction Employers of America
      Construction Employers of America (2017, January 27). “TIRE” Act Falls Flat; Threatens American Workers. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from Construction Employers of America.
      International Brotherhood of Teamsters
      International Brotherhood of Teamsters (2017, January 26). Teamsters: Sen. Flake Legislation To Repeal Davis-Bacon An Attack On Working Families. Retrieved January 26, 2017, from PR Newswire.
      International Council of Employers of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
      Construction Employers of America (2017, January 27). “TIRE” Act Falls Flat; Threatens American Workers. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from Construction Employers of America.
      Laborers' International Union of North America
      Laborers’ International Union of North America (2017, January 26). Republicans and Democrats Alike Should Reject Proposal to Slash Construction Workers’ Wages. Retrieved January 27, 2017, from Laborers’ International Union of North America.
      Mechanical Contractors Association of America
      Construction Employers of America (2017, January 27). “TIRE” Act Falls Flat; Threatens American Workers. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from Construction Employers of America.
      National Electrical Contractors Association
      NECA (2017, February 1). TAKE ACTION: NECA URGES SENATORS TO OPPOSE THE TIRE ACT. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from NECA.
      North America's Building Trades Unions
      North America's Building Trades Unions (2017, January 26). Senator Jeff Flake’s “Pay Cut for American Workers Act”. Retrieved January 31, 2017, from International Brotherhood of Boilermakers.
      Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association
      Construction Employers of America (2017, January 27). “TIRE” Act Falls Flat; Threatens American Workers. Retrieved May 25, 2017, from Construction Employers of America.

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      Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th 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 Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$40,267
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$114,707
      John BarrassoRWY$0$25,350
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$64,900
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$46,400
      Roy BluntRMO$0$57,150
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$123,200
      John BoozmanRAR$0$11,144
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$88,470
      Richard BurrRNC$0$50,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,400
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$175,550
      Ben CardinDMD$0$76,000
      Tom CarperDDE$0$44,350
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$117,150
      Bill CassidyRLA$0$61,475
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$22,650
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$40,050
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$33,750
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$28,530
      John CornynRTX$0$36,000
      Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$95,934
      Tom CottonRAR$0$32,656
      Mike CrapoRID$0$25,000
      Ted CruzRTX$0$56,938
      Steve DainesRMT$0$28,300
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$135,440
      Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$237,762
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$132,700
      Mike EnziRWY$0$9,250
      Joni ErnstRIA$0$12,950
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$46,750
      Deb FischerRNE$0$19,350
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$44,600
      Al FrankenDMN$0$88,064
      Cory GardnerRCO$0$64,200
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$101,650
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$30,982
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$17,651
      Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$67,600
      Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$83,975
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$17,500
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$95,025
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$69,750
      Dean HellerRNV$0$79,900
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$136,499
      John HoevenRND$0$31,400
      Jim InhofeROK$0$11,300
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$44,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$72,033
      Tim KaineDVA$0$120,700
      John KennedyRLA$0$38,600
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$60,250
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$91,650
      James LankfordROK$0$33,875
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$39,150
      Mike LeeRUT$0$11,685
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$86,250
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$117,600
      John McCainRAZ$0$7,700
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$87,200
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$31,075
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$115,025
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$74,500
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$15,300
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$56,150
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$78,305
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$66,550
      Rand PaulRKY$0$43,761
      David PerdueRGA$0$35,291
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$230,800
      Rob PortmanROH$0$47,940
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$63,875
      Jim RischRID$0$18,700
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$27,592
      Mike RoundsRSD$0$20,000
      Marco RubioRFL$0$99,660
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$30,588
      Ben SasseRNE$0$11,935
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$171,950
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$135,850
      Tim ScottRSC$0$35,750
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$12,200
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$112,250
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,600
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$83,100
      Dan SullivanRAK$0$36,500
      Jon TesterDMT$0$96,050
      John ThuneRSD$0$40,130
      Thom TillisRNC$0$37,575
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$75,529
      Tom UdallDNM$0$69,900
      Chris Van HollenDMD$0$103,300
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$82,750
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$87,355
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$92,350
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$20,850
      Ron WydenDOR$0$47,100
      Todd YoungRIN$0$69,751

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      Legislator Filters
      Legislator Filters
      NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
      That Support
      $ From Interest Groups
      That Oppose
      Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$40,267
      Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$114,707
      John BarrassoRWY$0$25,350
      Michael F. BennetDCO$0$64,900
      Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$46,400
      Roy BluntRMO$0$57,150
      Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$123,200
      John BoozmanRAR$0$11,144
      Sherrod BrownDOH$0$88,470
      Richard BurrRNC$0$50,500
      Maria CantwellDWA$0$5,400
      Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$175,550
      Ben CardinDMD$0$76,000
      Tom CarperDDE$0$44,350
      Bob CaseyDPA$0$117,150
      Bill CassidyRLA$0$61,475
      William Thad CochranRMS$0$22,650
      Susan M. CollinsRME$0$40,050
      Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$33,750
      Bob CorkerRTN$0$28,530
      John CornynRTX$0$36,000
      Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$95,934
      Tom CottonRAR$0$32,656
      Mike CrapoRID$0$25,000
      Ted CruzRTX$0$56,938
      Steve DainesRMT$0$28,300
      Joe DonnellyDIN$0$135,440
      Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$237,762
      Dick DurbinDIL$0$132,700
      Mike EnziRWY$0$9,250
      Joni ErnstRIA$0$12,950
      Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$46,750
      Deb FischerRNE$0$19,350
      Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$44,600
      Al FrankenDMN$0$88,064
      Cory GardnerRCO$0$64,200
      Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$101,650
      Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$30,982
      Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$17,651
      Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$67,600
      Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$83,975
      Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$17,500
      Martin HeinrichDNM$0$95,025
      Heidi HeitkampDND$0$69,750
      Dean HellerRNV$0$79,900
      Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$136,499
      John HoevenRND$0$31,400
      Jim InhofeROK$0$11,300
      Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$44,000
      Ron JohnsonRWI$0$72,033
      Tim KaineDVA$0$120,700
      John KennedyRLA$0$38,600
      Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$60,250
      Amy KlobucharDMN$0$91,650
      James LankfordROK$0$33,875
      Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$39,150
      Mike LeeRUT$0$11,685
      Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$86,250
      Ed MarkeyDMA$0$117,600
      John McCainRAZ$0$7,700
      Claire McCaskillDMO$0$87,200
      Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$31,075
      Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$115,025
      Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$74,500
      Jerry MoranRKS$0$15,300
      Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$56,150
      Chris MurphyDCT$0$123,500
      Patty MurrayDWA$0$78,305
      Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$66,550
      Rand PaulRKY$0$43,761
      David PerdueRGA$0$35,291
      Gary C. PetersDMI$0$230,800
      Rob PortmanROH$0$47,940
      John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$63,875
      Jim RischRID$0$18,700
      Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$27,592
      Mike RoundsRSD$0$20,000
      Marco RubioRFL$0$99,660
      Bernie SandersIVT$0$30,588
      Ben SasseRNE$0$11,935
      Brian SchatzDHI$0$171,950
      Chuck SchumerDNY$0$135,850
      Tim ScottRSC$0$35,750
      Jeff SessionsRAL$0$12,200
      Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$112,250
      Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,600
      Debbie StabenowDMI$0$83,100
      Dan SullivanRAK$0$36,500
      Jon TesterDMT$0$96,050
      John ThuneRSD$0$40,130
      Thom TillisRNC$0$37,575
      Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$75,529
      Tom UdallDNM$0$69,900
      Chris Van HollenDMD$0$103,300
      Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$82,750
      Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$87,355
      Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$92,350
      Roger F. WickerRMS$0$20,850
      Ron WydenDOR$0$47,100
      Todd YoungRIN$0$69,751

      Interest Groups that support this bill

      $ Donated
      Builders associations$444,050

      Interest Groups that oppose this bill

      $ Donated
      Building trades unions$3,391,827
      Special trade contractors$1,199,634
      Electrical contractors$970,405
      Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$570,108
      Builders associations$444,050
      Teamsters union$328,225
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