Association of American Railroads


$20,908,054 Spent

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.

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Lobbying on Behalf of Association of American Railroads

  • Names of Lobbyists
  • Firm Hired Amount
    Association of American Railroads $20,908,054
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
    • Transportation,
    • Railroads,
    • Taxes,
    • Homeland Security,
    • Environment & Superfund,
    • Energy & Nuclear Power,
    • Clean Air & Water,
    • Torts,
    • Agriculture,
    • Labor, Antitrust & Workplace
  • Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
    Bill No. Title
    S.1813 MAP-21
    H.R.304 To amend the limitation on liability for certain passenger rail accidents or incidents under section 28103 of title 49, United States Code, and for other purposes.
    H.R.721 Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2011
    S.672 Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2011
    S.49 Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2011
    S.158 Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2011
    H.R.763 Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2011
    H.R.801 Truck Weight Uniformity Act of 2011
    S.112 A bill to authorize the application of State law with respect to vehicle weight limitations on the Interstate Highway System in the States of Maine and Vermont.
    S.371 Focusing Resources, Economic Investment, and Guidance to Help Transportation Act of 2011
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Mentioned in 16 dockets; Submitted to 2 dockets

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