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REPRESENTATIVE JOHN MICA (R-FL) Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Joined committee: 19971 Assumed leadership:

2007 Elected to Congress: 1992 Formed PAC: 2004 Rep. Mica served as ranking member of the committee from 2007 to 2010. Since becoming chairman, Rep. Mica has voted favorably with transportation and infrastructure industries. Over the past seven election cycles, as his seniority on the committee rose, contributions from transportation and infrastructure industries to Rep. Mica increased at a rate far outpacing his total contributions. Campaign Contributions from the Transportation and Infrastructure Sector 1998 Election Cycle $50,846 $278,885 2010 Election Cycle $531,384 $1,344,585 % Change 945% 382%

Industry Contributions Total Contributions

During 2008 election cycle the first election cycle after Rep. Mica assumed a leadership position on the committee contributions from transportation and infrastructure industries increased by 38% over the previous cycle, from $322,148 to $445,750. Total contributions increased by 25% during the same time period, from $1,047,850 to $1,305,650. During the 2010 election cycle, transportation and infrastructure industries accounted for 40% of the $1,344,585 in total contributions received by Rep. Micas campaign committee and PAC. During the 1998 election cycle, transportation and infrastructure industries accounted for 18% of the $ 278,885 in total contributions received by Rep. Micas campaign committee.

Campaign Contribution highlights from industries regulated by the Committee2 The Construction Services industry donated more than 62 times more money to Rep. Mica during the 2010 election cycle than during the 1998 election cycle, increasing its contributions from $1,500 to $93,318.

CREW reviewed the online editions of the Congressional Directory from the U.S. Government Printing Offices available from the 105th Congress (1997-1998) through the 111th Congress (2009-2010). Therefore, the Congress member has been a member of the committee since at least 1997 and possibly earlier. 2 This section highlights committee industries that significantly increased their donations to the committee leader between the 1998 and 2010 election cycles.
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The Air Transport industry donated more than 15 times more money to Rep. Mica during the 2010 election cycle than during the 1998 election cycle, increasing its contributions from $11,200 to $170,666. The General Contractors industry donated more than 10 times more money to Rep. Mica during the 2010 election cycle than during the 1998 election cycle, increasing its contributions from $6,250 to $65,500.

Votes on Transportation and Infrastructure Issues From 2007-2008, Rep. Mica voted on average 44% in agreement with the industries regulated by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The average Republican voted in agreement with the industry 54% of the time. From 2009-2010, Rep. Mica voted on average 43% in agreement with the industries regulated by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The average Republican voted in agreement with the industry 43% of the time. Since January 2011, Rep. Mica has voted on average 80% in agreement with the industries regulated by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The average Republican has voted in agreement with the industry 74% of the time.