United Transportation Union
The United Transportation Union (UTU) is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. It is a broad-based, transportation labor union representing about 125,000 active and retired railroad, bus, mass transit, and airline workers in the United States.
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- 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.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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- Total Spent:
- Cash on Hand:
Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q3 2013. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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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 United Transportation Union
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount United Transportation Union $3,102,990
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Trucking & Shipping,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.658 FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2011 S.100 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit. H.R.30 Taking Responsible Action for Community Safety Act 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.548 Restoring Democracy in the Workplace Act H.R.662 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 H.R.825 Surface Transportation Safety Act of 2011 H.R.873 Motorcoach Enhanced Safety Act of 2011 S.49 Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2011 S.158 Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 50 dockets; Submitted to 15 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 "United Transportation Union" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 6 FRA Union Pacific Railroad's Request For Administrative Review and Hearing 2012
- Toggle 2 FRA CSX Transportation - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA G.M. Alexander - Locomotive Engineer Certification (EQAL-2010-30) - Request for Hearing 2011
- Toggle 1 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA Association of American Railroads/American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA Brad J. Aubin - Conductor Decertification 2012
- Toggle 1 FRA U.S. DOT/FRA - Use of Certain Railroad Risk Reduction Information in Litigation 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA Norfolk Southern Corporation - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA CSX Transportation - Locomotive Engineer Certification 2012
- Toggle 1 FMCSA The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 2011-2016 Strategic Plan: Raising the Safety Bar 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 10 FRA Union Pacific Railroad's Request For Administrative Review and Hearing 2012
- Toggle 8 FRA AMTRAK - Waiver Petition 2012
- Toggle 5 FRA CSX Transportation - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 5 FRA CSX Transportation - Locomotive Engineer Certification 2012
- Toggle 3 OSHA Establishment of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) 2012
- Toggle 3 FRA T.W. Moore 2012
- Toggle 3 EPA Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Electric Generating Units 2011
- Toggle 3 FRA New Jersey Transit C3RS - Waiver Petition 2012
- Toggle 3 FRA Positive Train Control Systems Amendments 2011
- Toggle 2 FRA Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2012 2012
Advisory Committees4 people on 4 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 "United Transportation Union" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 4 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Surface Transportation Board 1 person on 1 committee