American Trucking Assns
The American Trucking Associations (ATA), founded in 1933, is the largest national trade association for the trucking industry. Through a federation of other trucking groups, industry-related conferences, and its 50 affiliated state trucking associations, ATA represents more than 37,000 members covering every type of motor carrier in the United States. Former Governor of Kansas Bill Graves is ATA's President and CEO.
Campaign Finance$13,592,241 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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Bundled ContributionsMoney raised by the firm from multiple donors on behalf of the recipient. The firm's own contributions are not included.
Recipient Lobbyist Amount Romney Victory Inc Bill Graves $614,900
Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of American Trucking Assns
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Trucking Assns $31,089,531 Global Options $10,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Trucking & Shipping,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Small Business,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Roads & Highways,
- Clean Air & Water
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4016 Hazardous Material Transportation Safety Act of 2009 H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 H.R.2847 Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2010 S.1036 Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2009 H.R.1195 SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008 H.R.1409 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 H.R.1618 Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act S.70 S.312 First-Time Homebuyers' Tax Credit Act of 2009 S.326 Federal Surface Transportation Policy and Planning Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 562 dockets; Submitted to 27 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "American Trucking Assns" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 FMCSA Hours of Service of Drivers 2004
- Toggle 3 PHMSA Improvements to Harzardous Materials Identification Systems 1992
- Toggle 2 PHMSA Required Use Of Emergency Response Guidebooks and Material Safety Data Sheets 1984
- Toggle 2 FMCSA Requirements for Intermodal Equipment Providers and for Motor Carriers and Drivers Operating Intermodal Equipment 2005
- Toggle 1 FMCSA Commercial Driver's License Testing and Commercial Learner's Permit Standards 2007
- Toggle 1 NHTSA Heavy Truck Speed Limiting Devices 2007
- Toggle 1 NHTSA Vehicle Safety Rulemaking and Research Priority Plan 2009-2011 2009
- Toggle 1 DOT Notice of Regulatory Review 2005
- Toggle 1 PHMSA Alternate Standards for Open Head Fiber Drum Packaging 1994
- Toggle 1 NHTSA Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Occupant Crash Protection - 49 CFR Part 571 2003
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 287 FMCSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) - Hours of Service of Drivers 1997
- Toggle 71 NHTSA Heavy Truck Speed Limiting Devices 2007
- Toggle 61 EPA Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone 2005
- Toggle 61 EPA Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for Particulate Matter (PM) 2001
- Toggle 53 FMCSA Hours of Service of Drivers 2004
- Toggle 32 EPA Final Rule To Implement the 8-Hour Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standard 2003
- Toggle 30 EPA Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter 2007
- Toggle 27 EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles 2010
- Toggle 27 EPA Review of the Primary NAAQS for Sulfur Dioxide 2007
- Toggle 24 EPA Revisions to the Ambient Air Monitoring Regulations 2004
Advisory Committees6 people on 5 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "American Trucking Assns" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 3 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee