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Contributions to the Four Committees Instructed to Draft Changes to Health Care Overhaul

admin | January 20, 2011

Jan. 20, 2011 - On Thursday the House of Representatives passed a resolution (H. Res. 9) instructing four committees to come up with new measures to replace aspects of last year's health care overhaul (H.R. 3590) based on a set of 12 criteria.

Below is a list of the committees designated in H. Res. 9 and the contributions by interest group to each member that supported passage of the bill (H.R. 2) designed to repeal health care refrom.

Republican lawmakers received more contributions on average from industries in favor of repealing health care reform than their Democrat counterparts.

Download this contribution spreadsheet here (excel) to see individual contributions.

Total Contributions from Catcodes that Support H.R. 2    
      
CommitteeDemocratsRepublicansTotal  
House Committee on Education and the Workforce$ 319,751$ 1,053,727$ 1,373,478  
Energy and Commerce$ 920,292$ 2,091,296$ 3,011,588  
the Judiciary$ 405,393$ 1,316,864$ 1,722,257  
Ways and Means$ 1,332,084$ 2,775,310$ 4,107,394  
Total$ 2,977,520$ 7,237,197$ 10,214,717  
      
      
Average Contributions per Member from Catcodes that Support H.R. 2   
      
CommitteeDemocratsRepublicansTotal  
House Committee on Education and the Workforce$ 18,809$ 55,459$ 38,152  
Energy and Commerce$ 40,013$ 67,461$ 55,770  
the Judiciary$ 25,337$ 57,255$ 44,160  
Ways and Means$ 88,806$ 126,150$ 111,011  
Total$ 41,937$ 76,991$ 61,907  
      
      
Catcodes that Support H.R. 2 Education and the Workforce Energy and Commerce JudiciaryWays and MeansTotal
Insurance companies, brokers & agents$ 306,126$ 536,666$ 364,222$ 1,365,438$ 2,572,452
Republican/Conservative$ 385,892$ 500,145$ 541,986$ 433,984$ 1,862,007
Hospitals$ 169,636$ 631,860$ 197,234$ 715,685$ 1,714,415
Accident & health insurance$ 76,650$ 571,962$ 94,200$ 536,650$ 1,279,462
Restaurants & drinking establishments$ 154,849$ 330,437$ 243,915$ 387,948$ 1,117,149
Management consultants & services$ 65,100$ 121,792$ 95,800$ 207,350$ 490,042
Construction equipment$ 55,050$ 63,778$ 42,050$ 151,933$ 312,811
Small business associations$ 38,250$ 73,250$ 49,000$ 105,750$ 266,250
Plumbing, heating & air conditioning$ 32,350$ 78,700$ 13,200$ 57,200$ 181,450
General business associations$ 22,000$ 40,800$ 27,000$ 74,000$ 163,800
Commercial printing & typesetting$ 27,525$ 37,248$ 20,800$ 39,433$ 125,006
Abortion policy/Pro-Life$ 17,050$ 14,900$ 16,100$ 5,768$ 53,818
Chambers of commerce$ 7,150$ 5,750$ 6,350$ 18,805$ 38,055
Pro-business associations$ 7,150$ 4,000$ 7,400$ 1,000$ 19,550
Christian Conservative$ 8,700$ 300$ 2,500$ 1,200$ 12,700
Fiscal & tax policy$ -$ -$ 500$ 5,250$ 5,750
Total$ 1,373,478$ 3,011,588$ 1,722,257$ 4,107,394$ 10,214,717
      
* Rep. Robert (Bobby) Scott [R, VA-3] serves on both the Education and Workforce and the Judiciary committees.
** Some members of the Education and Workforce committee have not yet been announced.

Contribution totals, from Jan. 1, 2009 to Nov. 22, 2010, are for announced members of the above committees as of Jan 20, 2011. Contribution figures and industry coding provided by OpenSecrets.org.

 

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