S. 1660 - Supporting Unemployed Workers 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) 
Status:
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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Supporting Unemployed Workers 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 Children's rights, which…

    supported this bill

    Children's rights$506,001
    $506,001

    41 Organizations Supported and 9 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Supporting Unemployed Workers 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
    Woodward, Diann (2011, September 8). Statement by AFSA President Diann Woodard in Support of the American Jobs Act. Retrieved October 12, 2011, from AFSA.
    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.
    International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
    King, Bob (2011, September 9). UAW President Bob King Backs 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 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
    Tax Relief Coalition (2011, October 7). To All Members of the U.S. Senate: Oppose the Millionaire’s Surtax. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
    National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
    Tax Relief Coalition (2011, October 7). To All Members of the U.S. Senate: Oppose the Millionaire’s Surtax. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
    National Federation of Independent Business
    Tax Relief Coalition (2011, October 7). To All Members of the U.S. Senate: Oppose the Millionaire’s Surtax. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
    National Small Business Association
    NSBA (2011, September 14). American Jobs Act Introduced. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from NSBA.
    Tax Relief Coalition
    Tax Relief Coalition (2011, October 7). To All Members of the U.S. Senate: Oppose the Millionaire’s Surtax. Retrieved October 10, 2011, from National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    Josten, R. Bruce (2011, October 11). Key Vote letter - S. 1660, "American Jobs Act of 2011". Retrieved February 23, 2015, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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

    Contributions by Legislator

    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposedsort icon
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$17,650$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$16,550$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$8,516$0
    Ben CardinDMD$500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$20,200$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$4,800$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$15,650$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$900$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$6,850$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$34,800$0
    Dick LugarRIN$0$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$21,600$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$15,800$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,300$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$21,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    John F. KerryDMA$0$0
    John HoevenRND$0$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$24,250$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$12,800$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$14,600$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$17,150$0
    Mark KirkRIL$7,100$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$14,000$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$750$0
    Mark UdallDCO$24,900$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$9,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$0$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$23,950$0
    Mike CrapoRID$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$7,200$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$8,666$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$17,500$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$2,400$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$12,200$0
    Roy BluntRMO$500$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$14,200$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$39,400$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$13,019$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$11,500$0
    Tom UdallDNM$23,800$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$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$44,700$35,950
    Kelly AyotteRNH$36,250$100,916
    John BarrassoRWY$20,000$52,450
    Max BaucusDMT$275,850$5,500
    Mark BegichDAK$479,657$1,750
    Michael F. BennetDCO$549,353$2,750
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$6,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$313,956$2,750
    Roy BluntRMO$85,050$187,916
    John BoozmanRAR$27,200$47,345
    Barbara BoxerDCA$2,314,695$8,500
    Scott P. BrownRMA$142,137$661,583
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,323,553$750
    Richard BurrRNC$87,100$83,725
    Maria CantwellDWA$272,717$250
    Ben CardinDMD$277,475$10,250
    Tom CarperDDE$116,870$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$456,852$750
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$66,050$378,048
    Daniel CoatsRIN$11,500$72,500
    Tom CoburnROK$19,000$102,593
    William Thad CochranRMS$14,350$7,300
    Susan M. CollinsRME$156,786$87,399
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,300$1,000
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$266,267$3,100
    Bob CorkerRTN$43,950$81,930
    John CornynRTX$72,800$169,390
    Mike CrapoRID$19,550$3,700
    Jim DeMintRSC$18,750$286,970
    Dick DurbinDIL$409,846$5,218
    Mike EnziRWY$32,000$14,000
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$424,871$7,250
    Al FrankenDMN$963,425$6,850
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,485,314$12,410
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$50,670$26,958
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$49,250$49,150
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,230,266$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$366,141$2,750
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$115,350$41,450
    Dean HellerRNV$45,545$171,687
    John HoevenRND$35,300$30,100
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$11,150$43,600
    Jim InhofeROK$11,050$66,975
    Dan InouyeDHI$164,700$1,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$53,900$33,500
    Mike JohannsRNE$46,500$30,746
    Ron JohnsonRWI$22,600$183,307
    Tim JohnsonDSD$341,298$0
    John F. KerryDMA$354,201$250
    Mark KirkRIL$132,940$319,900
    Amy KlobucharDMN$526,450$18,150
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$6,000$6,750
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$520,814$18,400
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$268,653$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$248,825$0
    Mike LeeRUT$7,950$30,970
    Carl LevinDMI$317,419$3,750
    Joe LiebermanICT$-500$0
    Dick LugarRIN$30,974$26,550
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$434,915$2,000
    John McCainRAZ$40,450$179,493
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,682,320$4,300
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$136,875$269,583
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$455,250$16,000
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$698,491$1,000
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$305,758$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$19,900$22,600
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$104,150$3,250
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,036,443$1,500
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$97,650$3,000
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$379,776$1,000
    Rand PaulRKY$13,650$287,340
    Rob PortmanROH$61,000$154,873
    Mark L. PryorDAR$198,450$2,750
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$229,660$2,000
    Harry ReidDNV$762,886$11,900
    Jim RischRID$13,800$187,956
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$43,003$112,999
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$295,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$38,750$987,543
    Bernie SandersIVT$462,070$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$366,581$7,260
    Jeff SessionsRAL$28,650$72,870
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,648,782$2,500
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$28,200$3,050
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$69,250$26,550
    Debbie StabenowDMI$749,344$5,000
    Jon TesterDMT$873,278$250
    John ThuneRSD$50,985$285,976
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$63,700$1,398,891
    Mark UdallDCO$921,400$0
    Tom UdallDNM$648,960$500
    David VitterRLA$93,550$223,651
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$429,409$6,250
    Jim WebbDVA$37,150$250
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$392,347$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$48,100$76,475
    Ron WydenDOR$190,350$1,000

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$7,742,721
    Democratic/Liberal$4,606,444
    Building trades unions$3,235,075
    Environmental policy$3,200,326
    Biotech products & research$1,499,429
    Architectural services$1,290,246
    Teachers unions$1,040,250
    Manufacturing unions$822,570
    Transportation unions$795,350
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$781,768
    Education$631,585
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$592,200
    Food service & related unions$520,927
    State & local govt employee unions$511,320
    Children's rights$506,001
    IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$459,400
    Commercial service unions$427,300
    Teamsters union$391,520
    Communications & hi-tech unions$374,350
    Health & welfare policy$352,909
    Builders associations$343,971
    Labor Unions$293,200
    Automotive Manufacturing union$281,932
    Chambers of commerce$274,854
    Other unions$148,833
    Energy-related unions (non-mining)$65,000
    Human Rights$45,301
    Railroad transportation$34,475
    Civil service & government unions$0
    Municipal & county government organizations$0

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
    Small business associations$364,949
    Manufacturing$345,269
    Wholesale trade$277,351
    Chambers of commerce$274,854
    Fiscal & tax policy$57,975
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