Verizon Communications

#21 Contributing Company

  • 3,604 contributions
  • $3,717,183 in total

#25 Most Interested Company

  • 50 bills supported
  • 6 bills opposed

#24 Most Influential Company

  • Won 15 bills on which it took a position

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Court Upholds FCC Rule Requiring Big Carriers to Enter 'Commercially Reasonable' Roaming Agreements With Smaller Carriers

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Dec. 4, 2012—On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a Federal Communications Commission ruling that requires large carriers such as Verizon and AT&T to enter "roaming" agreements with smaller carriers.

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Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$76,3763
Mark Warner$37,3001
Roy Blunt$31,6086
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Susan Collins$28,4506
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
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Eliot Engel$36,3001
John Dingell$33,5002
Jim Clyburn$33,5000
Charlie Rangel$31,8752
Steny H. Hoyer$31,8000

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Mike Johanns$115,002$300,000$207,501
John Hoeven$100,001$250,000$175,001
Keith Rothfus$100,001$250,000$175,001
F. "Jim" Sensenbrenner$74,571$124,570$99,571
Frank Pallone$18,004$95,000$56,502
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.