S. 1660 - American Jobs Act of 2011

Economics and public finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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American Jobs Act of 2011

S. 1660 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs.
Other Titles
  • American Jobs Act of 2011
  • Building and Upgrading Infrastructure for Long-Term Development Act
  • Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011
  • Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011
  • Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Economics and public finance
    • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
    • Advisory bodies
    • Alternative and renewable resources
    • Appropriations
    • Aviation and airports
    • Building construction
    • Business investment and capital
    • Buy American requirements
    • Civil actions and liability
    • Congressional oversight
    • Education of the disadvantaged
    • Education programs funding
    • Educational facilities and institutions
    • Electric power generation and transmission
    • Elementary and secondary education
    • Emergency communications systems
    • Employee hiring
    • Employment and training programs
    • Employment discrimination and employee rights
    • Employment taxes
    • Energy efficiency and conservation
    • Energy storage, supplies, demand
    • Executive agency funding and structure
    • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    • Fires
    • First responders and emergency personnel
    • Government corporations and government-sponsored enterprises
    • Government lending and loan guarantees
    • Government liability
    • Government trust funds
    • Hazardous wastes and toxic substances
    • Higher education
    • Housing and community development funding
    • Housing finance and home ownership
    • Income tax credits
    • Income tax deductions
    • Income tax rates
    • Indian lands and resources rights
    • Inflation and prices
    • Infrastructure development
    • Internet and video services
    • Labor and employment
    • Law enforcement administration and funding
    • Law enforcement officers
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Manufacturing
    • Marine and inland water transportation
    • Metals
    • National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
    • Navigation, waterways, harbors
    • Preschool education
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Public transit
    • Railroads
    • Research administration and funding
    • Research and development
    • Residential rehabilitation and home repair
    • Roads and highways
    • Rural conditions and development
    • Securities
    • Self-employed
    • Small business
    • Social security and elderly assistance
    • Solid waste and recycling
    • State and local finance
    • State and local government operations
    • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
    • Teaching, teachers, curricula
    • Telephone and wireless communication
    • Temporary and part-time employment
    • Transportation employees
    • Transportation programs funding
    • U.S. territories and protectorates
    • Unemployment
    • Urban and suburban affairs and development
    • User charges and fees
    • Veterans' education, employment, rehabilitation
    • Wages and earnings
    • Water resources funding
    • Youth employment and child labor
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced10/05/2011
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion S. 166010/11/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    50 voted YES 49 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced10/05/2011
    10/05/2011Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    Put on a legislative calendar10/06/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
    10/06/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
    10/06/2011Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
    10/06/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
    10/11/2011Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the bill made in Senate.
    select this voteVote10/11/2011On the Cloture Motion S. 1660
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Commercial service unions, which…

    supported this bill

    Commercial service unions$424,550
    $424,550

    41 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    American Jobs Act of 2011

    41 organizations supported this bill

    Alliance for American Manufacturing
    AAM (2011, September 8). Reaction to President Obama's Jobs Speech by Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM). Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AAM.
    Amalgamated Transit Union
    Roscow, David (2011, August 24). Transit Union Praises Obama Jobs Plan. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from ATU.
    American Federation of Government Employees
    Hall, Mike (2011, September 9). Unions, Allies Back American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFL-CIO.
    American Federation of School Administrators
    Diann Woodward --President of American Federation of School Administrators (n.d.). Statement by AFSA President Diann Woodard in Support of the American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 8, 2011, from http://wpress.afsaadmin.or.
    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Fleming, Chris (2011, September 8). President Obama Is Right: We Need Jobs Right Now. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFSCME.
    American Federation of Teachers
    Weingarten, Randi (n.d.). President's Bold Jobs Plan Will Revive Economy and Rebuild Nation. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFT.
    American Institute of Architects
    AIA (2011, September 9). AIA Responds to Obama's Address. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Residential Design + Build.
    American Public Transportation Association
    American Public Transportation Association (2011, September 9). APTA Commends President Obama for Focus on Creating Jobs Through Investing in Transportation Infrastructure. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Press Releases > 2011.
    Associated General Contractors of America
    Stephen E. Sandherr, Associated General Contractors of America (2011, September 9). PRESIDENT'S JOBS PROPOSAL WILL CREATE JOBS, BOOST PRIVATE SECTOR ACTIVITY AND PROTECT TAXPAYERS, CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL SAYS. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from Press Release.
    Biotechnology Industry Organization
    Joseph, Jeff (2011, September 9). BIO Comments on “The American Jobs Act”. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from BIO.
    BlueGreen Alliance
    Schwinghammer, Kelly & Eric Steen (2011, September 8). With Stage Set, Up to Congress to Move Forward on Creating Good, American Jobs. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Blue Green Alliance.
    Center for American Progress
    Center for American Progress Action Fund (2011, September 14). Rebuild America. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Take Action.
    Communications Workers of America
    Johnson, Candice (2011, September 8). It's Time to Get Serious About Good Jobs. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from CWA.
    Council for Exceptional Children
    Shinn, Dianne (2011, September 12). CEC Supports the American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from CEC.
    Economic Policy Institute
    Mishel, Lawrence (2011, September 8). How effective is President Obama’s jobs plan?. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from EPI.
    Hispanic Federation
    Rodríguez-López, Lillian (2011, September 9). Hispanic Federation Backs American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Whitehouse.gov.
    International Association of Fire Fighters
    Hall, Mike (2011, September 9). Unions, Allies Back American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFL-CIO.
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
    Hill, Edwin D. (2011, September 9). Jobs Bill Critical First Step in Addressing Unemployment Crisis. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from IBEW.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters
    Teamsters (2011, September 9). Teamsters Back American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Whitehouse.gov.
    Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
    (2011, September 9). LCLAA Statement on the President's Jobs Speech. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Facebook.
    Laborers' International Union of North America
    O'Sullivan, Terry (2011, September 8). American Jobs Act, Strong Highway Bill Key to Reviving Our Economy, Creating Jobs. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from LiUNA.
    Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
    Henderson, Wade and Nancy Zirkin (2011, September 14). Support the American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from LCCHR.
    Midwest High Speed Rail Association
    The Midwest High Speed Rail Association (n.d.). Thank @BarackObama for putting $4B for high speed rail in the jobs bill sent to Congress today (and $2B for @Amtrak ). http://www.scribd.com/doc/64723145/American-Jobs-Act-Final. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Twitter: @HSRail.
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Shelton, Hillary O. (2011, October 4). The American Jobs Act is Introduced in Both The U.S. Senate and The House of Representatives. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NAACP.
    National Association of Police Organizations
    NAPO (2011, October 1). THE AMERICAN JOBS ACT’S POTENTIAL IMPACT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NAPO.
    National Association of Secondary School Principals
    Farrace, Bob (2011, September 12). NASSP Urges Support for American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from NASSP.
    National Education Association
    Robertson, Sara (2011, September 8). President's jobs plan to repair schools and keep educators in classrooms. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from NEA.
    National Employment Law Project
    Bradley, Tim (2011, September 8). NELP STATEMENT ON OBAMA JOBS SPEECH. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from NELP.
    National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
    Justin Nelson and Chance Mitchell -Co Founders of NGLCC (2011, September 9). Statement from NGLCC Co-Founders Justin Nelson and Chance Mitchell on President's Speech Regarding the American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 12, 2011, from http://www.nglcc.org/.
    National League of Cities
    Minchak, Gregory (2011, September 12). NLC Calls on Congress to Pass American Jobs Act Right Away. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NLC.
    National Organization for Women
    NOW (2011, September 9). NOW Urges Congress: Pass a Major Jobs Bill NOW!. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NOW.
    National Wildlife Federation
    National Wildlife Federation (2011, September 8). American Jobs Act Would Offer Greening Opportunities To A Third of U.S. Schools. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from Wildlife Promise.
    Service Employees International Union
    Henry, Mary Kay (2011, September 9). Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Backs American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from SEIU.
    Sheet Metal Workers' International Association
    SMWIA (2011, September 9). Statement from SMWIA GP Nigro On American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from SMWIA.
    Transport Workers Union of America
    Little, James C. (2011, September 8). TWU President James C. Little On President Obama’s Jobs Speech. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from TWU.
    United Association
    Hall, Mike (2011, September 9). Unions, Allies Back American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFL-CIO.
    United Automobile Workers
    King, Bob (2011, September 9). UAW President Bob King Backs American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Whitehouse.gov.
    United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
    Hansen, Joseph (2011, September 8). STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S PLAN TO PUT AMERICANS BACK TO WORK . Retrieved September 14, 2011, from UFCW.
    United Steelworkers
    Gerard, Leo W. (2011, September 8). USW statement on President Obama’s jobs address to Congress. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from USW.
    USAction
    (2011, September 9). Tell Congress to pass Pres. Obama’s American Jobs Act and KEEP GOING. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Inside US Action.
    Utility Workers Union of America
    Hall, Mike (2011, September 9). Unions, Allies Back American Jobs Act. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from AFL-CIO.

    9 organizations opposed this bill

    Americans for Tax Reform
    ATR (2011, October 10). Reid Surtax Will Kill Jobs. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from ATR.
    FreedomWorks
    FreedomWorks (2011, September 13). Obama’s American Jobs Act will Crush Jobs. Retrieved October 5, 2011, from Blog.
    Heritage Foundation
    Ashe Schow, Heritage Action for America (2011, September 12). Pres. Obama’s Jobs Plan Won’t Create Jobs (Shocker). Retrieved October 5, 2011, from Driving the Day .
    National Association of Manufacturers
    Becker, Bernie (2011, October 8). Business groups blast proposed surtax. The Hill. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/186357-business-groups-blast-proposed-surtax.
    National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
    Becker, Bernie (2011, October 8). Business groups blast proposed surtax. The Hill. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/186357-business-groups-blast-proposed-surtax.
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Becker, Bernie (2011, October 8). Business groups blast proposed surtax. The Hill. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/186357-business-groups-blast-proposed-surtax.
    National Small Business Association
    NSBA (2011, September 14). American Jobs Act Introduced. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NSBA.
    Tax Relief Coalition
    Becker, Bernie (2011, October 8). Business groups blast proposed surtax. The Hill. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/186357-business-groups-blast-proposed-surtax.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Becker, Bernie (2011, October 8). Business groups blast proposed surtax. The Hill. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/186357-business-groups-blast-proposed-surtax.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Commercial service unions interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$3,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$11,250$0
    Michael BennetDCO$10,000$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$5,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$10,250$0
    Scott BrownRMA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$10,850$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$10,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$5,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$5,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$10,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$1,000$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$7,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$2,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$10,000$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$27,000$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$30,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay HaganDNC$10,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$3,500$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$5,000$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$1,000$0
    John KerryDMA$10,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$0$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$8,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$10,000$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$10,000$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$10,000$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$10,000$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$5,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$11,000$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$10,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,250$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$5,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$12,500$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$5,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark PryorDAR$5,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$5,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$15,350$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,300$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$8,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,500$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$10,000$0
    Jon TesterDMT$10,250$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$8,050$0
    Tom UdallDNM$5,000$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,500$0
    Roger WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$5,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$35,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,250$88,833
    Kelly AyotteRNH$34,000$146,811
    John BarrassoRWY$20,000$62,300
    Max BaucusDMT$377,675$5,500
    Mark BegichDAK$672,425$0
    Michael BennetDCO$628,767$2,750
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$323,506$2,750
    Roy BluntRMO$76,550$278,636
    John BoozmanRAR$24,400$88,995
    Barbara BoxerDCA$2,492,791$6,000
    Scott BrownRMA$130,387$784,818
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,326,253$750
    Richard BurrRNC$83,200$94,075
    Maria CantwellDWA$339,321$250
    Ben CardinDMD$283,725$11,500
    Tom CarperDDE$118,270$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$449,322$1,250
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$54,950$552,748
    Daniel CoatsRIN$14,900$112,500
    Tom CoburnROK$18,250$136,443
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,100$17,700
    Susan CollinsRME$156,561$176,033
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$23,300$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$224,127$3,100
    Bob CorkerRTN$42,700$90,580
    John CornynRTX$75,600$438,572
    Mike CrapoRID$27,750$3,200
    Jim DeMintRSC$18,750$382,820
    Dick DurbinDIL$503,921$5,000
    Mike EnziRWY$33,250$14,250
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$425,371$1,250
    Alan FrankenDMN$1,579,362$3,700
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$2,515,475$5,210
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$47,770$45,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$53,850$67,800
    Kay HaganDNC$2,658,152$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$423,741$3,750
    Orrin HatchRUT$116,850$30,000
    Dean HellerRNV$47,245$178,937
    John HoevenRND$33,550$29,900
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$11,150$94,200
    Jim InhofeROK$25,038$163,925
    Dan InouyeDHI$168,450$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$36,700$40,000
    Mike JohannsRNE$46,500$78,896
    Ron JohnsonRWI$20,700$233,003
    Tim JohnsonDSD$576,807$0
    John KerryDMA$642,912$10,250
    Mark KirkRIL$150,090$432,937
    Amy KlobucharDMN$529,700$1,000
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$6,000$-5,000
    Mary LandrieuDLA$601,034$17,900
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$586,628$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$266,300$0
    Mike LeeRUT$7,950$52,196
    Carl LevinDMI$404,513$8,250
    Joe LiebermanICT$-500$0
    Dick LugarRIN$31,474$21,800
    Joe ManchinDWV$420,665$2,000
    John McCainRAZ$40,450$226,723
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,688,582$1,900
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$129,375$524,558
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$440,300$16,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$962,386$1,000
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$299,042$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$17,000$37,300
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$109,600$13,150
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,060,730$1,000
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$97,650$3,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$378,276$1,000
    Rand PaulRKY$13,500$315,185
    Rob PortmanROH$51,550$241,356
    Mark PryorDAR$234,900$3,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$283,110$2,000
    Harry ReidDNV$817,449$11,900
    Jim RischRID$11,250$238,309
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$42,003$185,299
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$343,150$0
    Marco RubioRFL$33,900$837,576
    Bernie SandersIVT$496,820$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$396,531$2,860
    Jeff SessionsRAL$25,650$105,770
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,758,621$2,500
    Richard ShelbyRAL$28,000$8,700
    Olympia SnoweRME$69,750$26,550
    Debbie StabenowDMI$745,773$3,250
    Jon TesterDMT$897,228$250
    John ThuneRSD$54,485$412,675
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$41,150$1,205,547
    Mark UdallDCO$1,175,433$0
    Tom UdallDNM$1,006,977$500
    David VitterRLA$84,600$275,625
    Mark WarnerDVA$1,547,992$7,500
    Jim WebbDVA$57,900$250
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$400,297$0
    Roger WickerRMS$36,800$138,075
    Ron WydenDOR$186,550$1,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
    Women's issues$7,166,710
    Building trades unions$3,231,675
    Environmental policy$3,082,567
    Biotech products & research$1,408,954
    Architectural services$1,177,494
    Teachers unions$1,026,450
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
    Manufacturing unions$819,320
    Transportation unions$793,850
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$591,700
    Children's rights$577,967
    Food service & related unions$514,947
    State & local govt employee unions$509,720
    Education$504,660
    IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
    Commercial service unions$424,550
    Teamsters union$379,570
    Communications & hi-tech unions$369,600
    Builders associations$345,971
    Labor Unions$279,950
    Automotive Unions$278,632
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    Other unions$152,167
    Energy-related unions (non-mining)$63,750
    Human Rights$38,900
    Railroad transportation$15,675
    Civil service & government unions$500
    Municipal & county government organizations$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
    Small business associations$398,449
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    Wholesale trade$247,683
    Manufacturing$234,182
    Fiscal & tax policy$36,075
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