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Reps Voting to Speed Up Permits for Natural Gas Exports Receive $2.6M from Exporting Companies; $87.4M Spent on Lobbying



Jan. 30, 2015 — On Wednesday, the House passed H.R. 351 (277-133).

The bill seeks to speed up the approval process by requiring the Department of Energy to rule on permit applications within 30 days of receiving a completed environmental review. Among the many dozens of companies involved in financing and operating the 27 proposed facilities, nine have political action committees (PAC).

How much money have members of Congress voting 'YES' received from these nine companies?  Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Association of Realtors$15,609,46691
National Beer Wholesalers Association$13,052,3009
National Automobile Dealers Association$10,700,10028

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Sherrod Brown[D-OH]943
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]915
Dick Durbin[D-IL]866
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]1492
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]1284
Steve Cohen[D-TN]1202
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.