#4 Contributing Company

  • 5,410 contributions
  • $7,353,976 in total

#41 Most Interested Company

  • 52 bills supported
  • 4 bills opposed

#30 Most Influential Company

  • Won 17 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

Subcommittee Challenging FCC on Net Neutrality Receives 3x More in Contributions from Broadband Providers
Sponsors of Net Neutrality Bill Receive Thousands from Internet Service Providers

Related Companies

CompanyContributionsBill Positions
Verizon Communications$5,747,77773
National Cable & Telecommunications Association$4,378,94869

Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$216,7583
Harry Reid$61,1500
John Cornyn$60,5502
Addison "Mitch" McConnell$40,7502
Dean Heller$30,0005
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John A. Boehner$254,2500
Pete Sessions$87,0945
Steny H. Hoyer$54,6501
Peter J. Roskam$46,4507
Jerry McNerney$45,1004

Top Stock Holders

PoliticianMinimum ValueMaximum ValueAverage Value
Michael T. McCaul$500,002$1,000,000$750,001
F. "Jim" Sensenbrenner$257,033$507,032$382,033
John Hoeven$100,001$250,000$175,001
Keith J. Rothfus$100,001$250,000$175,001
Richard L. Hanna$100,001$250,000$175,001
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.