Verizon Communications

#12 Contributing Company

  • 12,006 contributions
  • $9,945,198 in total

#22 Most Interested Company

  • 93 bills supported
  • 7 bills opposed

#15 Most Influential Company

  • Won 28 bills on which it took a position

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Subcommittee Challenging FCC on Net Neutrality Receives 3x More in Contributions from Broadband Providers

 


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Feb. 23, 2015 -- On Wednesday, the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee is scheduled to hold a hearing to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposed net neutrality regulations. The panel, which has jurisdiction over the FCC, is expected to hear testimony from several witnesses critical of the agency’s proposed rules.

How much money have broadband internet providers contributed to members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee compared to members of the entire House of Representatives? Read more

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Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$82,8404
Addison "Mitch" McConnell$61,3004
Bernie Sanders$60,9512
Mark R. Warner$57,0001
Rob Portman$55,4585
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Steny H. Hoyer$74,8002
Eliot L. Engel$67,8004
Fred Upton$65,15010
Leonard Lance$62,75012
Frank Pallone, Jr.$62,00011

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Mike Johanns$115,002$300,000$207,501
John Hoeven$100,001$250,000$175,001
Keith J. Rothfus$100,001$250,000$175,001
Richard L. Hanna$100,001$250,000$175,001
F. "Jim" Sensenbrenner$74,571$124,570$99,571
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.
'Top Stock Holders' based on data for 2013.