American Federation of Teachers

#21 Contributing Company

  • 1,431 contributions
  • $3,968,838 in total

#5 Most Interested Company

  • 108 bills supported
  • 40 bills opposed

#22 Most Influential Company

  • Won 17 bills on which it took a position

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House Passes Bill Requiring Congressional Approval of Federal Regulations 'Costing' Over $100 Million

Dec 7, 2011 - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill known as the REINS Act (HR 10) that would rewrite provisions regarding congressional review of agency rulemaking to require congressional approval of major rules of the executive branch before they may take effect.

  • Interest groups that supported this motion gave on average 3.8 times as much to House members who voted 'YES' ($81,450) as they gave to House members who voted 'NO' ($21,647).
  • Interest groups that opposed this motion gave on average 8.1 times as much to House members who voted 'NO' ($140,975) as they gave to House members who voted 'YES' ($17,474).
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Related Companies

CompanyContributionsBill Positions
National Education Association$3,840,041341
California School Employees Association$5,0501

Related Industries

IndustryContributionsBill Positions
Teachers unions$7,862,511404
Education$2,441,614213

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Martin Heinrich$20,25015
Chris Murphy$20,00025
Joe Donnelly$20,00010
Mazie Hirono$20,00034
Kirsten Gillibrand$20,00024
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
George "Bill" Foster$25,0005
André Carson$25,00021
Niki Tsongas$21,00020
Jerry McNerney$20,00016
Donna Edwards$20,00015
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.