DATA RELEASE: Intel Contractor Contributions to Rogers and Ruppersberger, Reps Who Introduced Bill to Lower Data Collection Standards

March 25, 2014 - On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, one day after President Obama's support for ending bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency was reported by theNew York Times, Representatives Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and Dutch Ruppersberger (R- Md.), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, introduced a bill that would lower the standards for the government to collect data on individuals.

How much money has Rogers and Ruppersberger received from top intelligence services contractors since January 1, 2005?

Rank 
(by total 
value of contracts)
Top 20 Intelligence Services Contractors

Contributions to Mike Rogers

Contributions to Dutch Ruppersberger
1. *L-3 Communications $13,500 $18,500
2. Lockheed Martin $27,000 $50,000
5. Leidos (SAIC) $20,000 $50,500
11. Battelle Memorial Institute - $2,800
12. Northrop Grumman $18,000 $124,350
14. Honeywell International $30,000 $34,500
15. ManTech International $26,700 $32,500
16. General Dynamics $42,450 $41,250
18. Johns Hopkins University - $9,200
  Grand Total $177,650 $363,600

 

  • Overall, members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence have received nearly $2.2 million from the top 20 intelligence services contractors since January 1, 2005.

For more information on contributions to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees from top intelligence services contractors, see our analysis from December 2013.

Methodology: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions from political action committees (PACs) and individuals from the top 20 intelligence services contractors working with the Department of Defense, ranked by total value of contracts received, to House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Ranking Member Dutch Ruppersberger. Data source: Federal Election Commission from January 1, 2005 - October 4, 2013. Department of Defense intelligence services contracts source: USASpending (contract totals as of September 26, 2013)

*Contract totals were combined for L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., L-3 National Security Solutions Inc. and L-3 Communications Corporation. Department of Defense intelligence services contracts source: USASpending (contract totals as of September 26, 2013)

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