Google

#119 Contributing Company

  • 1,906 contributions
  • $1,775,424 in total

#38 Most Interested Company

  • 48 bills supported
  • 8 bills opposed

#59 Most Influential Company

  • Won 10 bills on which it took a position

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Companies with Stake in Net Neutrality Debate Have Financial Ties to Subcommittee Members Overseeing FCC

 


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Feb. 25, 2015 -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is scheduled to vote on a proposed change to net neutrality rules outlined by commission chairman Tom WheelerThe House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, which oversees the FCC, held a hearing to discuss the regulations on Wednesday, Feb. 25.

How much stock do members of the subcommittee own in companies that have taken a position on the net neutrality proposal, and how much have these companies spent lobbying the federal government? Read more

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Related Companies

CompanyContributionsBill Positions
Verizon Communications$5,747,77771
Abbott Laboratories$2,557,94321
CenturyLink$2,457,27713
Hewlett Packard$1,797,32051
Disney$1,553,56422

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Mark R. Warner$55,0504
Ed Markey$50,6008
Ron Wyden$42,6007
Cory A. Booker$38,4504
Orrin G. Hatch$34,0004
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Zoe Lofgren$86,3008
Anna G. Eshoo$81,6508
Darrell E. Issa$47,1455
Bob Goodlatte$46,6506
Nancy Pelosi$43,3001

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Michael T. McCaul$2,000,002$2,000,002$2,000,002
Joseph P. Kennedy III$280,005$700,000$490,003
Diane Black$250,001$500,000$375,001
Rodney P. Frelinghuysen$165,003$400,000$282,502
James B. Renacci$115,002$300,000$207,501
Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.
'Top Stock Holders' based on data for 2013.