Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 2173 - National Right-To-Work Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

National Right-To-Work Act

S. 2173 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
Other Titles
  • National Right-to-Work Act
Sponsor
Jim DeMint
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Labor-management relations
  • Railroads
  • Transportation employees
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/07/2012
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/07/2012
3/07/2012Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar3/08/2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 333.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

58% more
$66,287
$6,864,752
$364,949
$7,295,988
$4,606,444
$4,606,444

opposed this bill

4 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
National Right-To-Work Act

4 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Worker Freedom
Gribbin, Billy (2011, January 20). AWF Supports National Right-to-Work Act. Retrieved March 14, 2012, from Worker Freedom.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2011, October 5). Tell your Representatives to Cosponsor the National Right to Work Act. Retrieved March 14, 2012, from Freedomworks.
National Right to Work Committee
National Right to Work Committee (2012). National Right to Work Act. Retrieved March 14, 2012, from National Right to Work .
United Small Business Of America
Lunn, Malcolm (2012). National Right to Work Act - A Petition. Retrieved March 14, 2012, from United Small Business.

1 organization opposed this bill

National Workrights Institute
National Workrights Institute (2012). RIGHT TO WORK LAWS. Retrieved March 14, 2012, from Work Rights US.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, 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$25,950$200
Kelly AyotteRNH$88,266$0
John BarrassoRWY$43,950$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,500$25,700
Mark BegichDAK$1,750$127,497
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$141,517
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$8,600
Roy BluntRMO$132,266$0
John BoozmanRAR$42,345$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$354,681
Scott P. BrownRMA$635,158$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$377,692
Richard BurrRNC$70,337$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,065
Ben CardinDMD$4,000$31,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$14,050
Bob CaseyDPA$0$58,150
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$365,598$4,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$57,350$0
Tom CoburnROK$102,480$0
William Thad CochranRMS$6,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,050$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$60,340
Bob CorkerRTN$45,180$0
John CornynRTX$158,440$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$289,720$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,000$80,586
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,250$1,472
Al FrankenDMN$0$387,538
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,000$276,487
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,558$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,150$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$209,716
Tom HarkinDIA$0$40,703
Orrin G. HatchRUT$34,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$159,687$0
John HoevenRND$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$0
Jim InhofeROK$62,975$0
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$32,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$25,246$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$161,857$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$66,410
John F. KerryDMA$0$30,974
Mark KirkRIL$261,400$4,720
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$27,863
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,000$82,130
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$21,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$53,950
Mike LeeRUT$32,970$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,000$76,303
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,050$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,000$55,615
John McCainRAZ$172,893$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$139,136
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$246,433$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$14,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$187,784
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$2,500
Jerry MoranRKS$19,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$117,144
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$23,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,144
Rand PaulRKY$288,240$0
Rob PortmanROH$123,798$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$2,750$17,150
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$4,500
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$124,097
Jim RischRID$187,056$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$105,899$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$21,400
Marco RubioRFL$962,193$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$229,030
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,900$53,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$63,970$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$2,500$221,425
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,050$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$24,050$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$500$69,116
Jon TesterDMT$0$136,342
John ThuneRSD$269,743$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,191$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$243,674
Tom UdallDNM$0$133,360
David VitterRLA$228,064$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,250$115,426
Jim WebbDVA$250$250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$27,857
Roger F. WickerRMS$75,375$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$11,600

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$25,950$200
Kelly AyotteRNH$88,266$0
John BarrassoRWY$43,950$0
Max BaucusDMT$5,500$25,700
Mark BegichDAK$1,750$127,497
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$141,517
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$8,600
Roy BluntRMO$132,266$0
John BoozmanRAR$42,345$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$354,681
Scott P. BrownRMA$635,158$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$377,692
Richard BurrRNC$70,337$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,065
Ben CardinDMD$4,000$31,250
Tom CarperDDE$0$14,050
Bob CaseyDPA$0$58,150
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$365,598$4,600
Daniel CoatsRIN$57,350$0
Tom CoburnROK$102,480$0
William Thad CochranRMS$6,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$74,050$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$60,340
Bob CorkerRTN$45,180$0
John CornynRTX$158,440$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$289,720$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,000$80,586
Mike EnziRWY$14,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,250$1,472
Al FrankenDMN$0$387,538
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,000$276,487
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,558$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$47,150$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$209,716
Tom HarkinDIA$0$40,703
Orrin G. HatchRUT$34,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$159,687$0
John HoevenRND$19,100$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$0
Jim InhofeROK$62,975$0
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$3,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$32,250$0
Mike JohannsRNE$25,246$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$161,857$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$66,410
John F. KerryDMA$0$30,974
Mark KirkRIL$261,400$4,720
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$27,863
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$16,000$82,130
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$21,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$53,950
Mike LeeRUT$32,970$0
Carl LevinDMI$3,000$76,303
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$23,050$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$2,000$55,615
John McCainRAZ$172,893$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$139,136
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$246,433$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$14,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$187,784
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$2,500
Jerry MoranRKS$19,950$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$117,144
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$2,000$23,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$80,144
Rand PaulRKY$288,240$0
Rob PortmanROH$123,798$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$2,750$17,150
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$4,500
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$124,097
Jim RischRID$187,056$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$105,899$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$21,400
Marco RubioRFL$962,193$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$229,030
Chuck SchumerDNY$6,900$53,150
Jeff SessionsRAL$63,970$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$2,500$221,425
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,050$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$24,050$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$500$69,116
Jon TesterDMT$0$136,342
John ThuneRSD$269,743$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,366,191$0
Mark UdallDCO$0$243,674
Tom UdallDNM$0$133,360
David VitterRLA$228,064$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$5,250$115,426
Jim WebbDVA$250$250
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$27,857
Roger F. WickerRMS$75,375$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$11,600

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$6,864,752
Small business associations$364,949
Labor, anti-union$66,287

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$4,606,444
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