Oil Industry Tax Breaks

Big Oil's Top Earners

Written by Green Chip Stocks
Posted May 19, 2011 at 6:26PM

Well it's official!

Earlier this week, the Senate blocked a proposal to end billions of dollars in tax breaks for Big Oil.

Here's a list of all the Senators who thought it was more important to funnel your tax dollars to an industry that is both profitable and mature, instead of making serious attempts to get our fiscal house in order.

  • Andrew Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
  • Kelly Ayotte (R- NH)
  • John Barrasso (R – WY)
  • Mark Begich (D – AK)
  • Roy Blunt (R – MO)
  • John Boozman (R – AR)
  • Scott Brown (R – MA)
  • Richard Burr (R – NC)
  • Clarence Chambliss (R – GA)
  • Daniel Coats (R – IN)
  • Thomas Coburn (R – OK)
  • William Cochran (R – MS)
  • Robert Corker (R – TN)
  • John Cornyn (R – TX)
  • Michael Crapo (R – ID)
  • James DeMint (R – SC)
  • Michael Enzi (R – WY)
  • Lindsey Graham (R – SC)
  • Charles Grassley (R – IA)
  • Orin Hatch (R – UT)
  • Dean Heller (R - NV)
  • John Hoeven (R -ND)
  • Kathryn Hutchison (R - TX)
  • James Inhofe (R - OK)
  • Johnny Isakson (R - GA)
  • Mike Johanns (R - NE)
  • Ron Johnson (R - WI)
  • Mark Kirk (R - IL)
  • John Kyl (R - AZ)
  • Mary Landrieu (D - LA)
  • Mike Lee (R- UT)
  • Richard Lugar (R - IN)
  • John McCain (R - AZ)
  • Addison McConnell (R - KY)
  • Jerry Moran (R - KS)
  • Lisa Murkowski (R - AK)
  • Earl Nelson (D - NE)
  • Rand Paul (R - KY)
  • Robert Portman (R - OH)
  • James Risch (R - ID)
  • Charles Roberts (R - KS)
  • Marco Rubio (R - FL)
  • Jefferson Sessions (R - AL)
  • Richard Shelby (R - AL)
  • John Thune (R - SD)
  • Patrick Toomey (R - PA)
  • David Vitter (R - LA)
  • Roger Wicker (R - MS)

Make sure to thank them!