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H.Con.Res.85 Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal yea..., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 02, 2009 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Budget

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 02, 2009, with a roll call of 233 ayes, 196 nays, and 3 not voting.

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  • 9% of users support H.Con.Res.85

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    • On April 09, 2009, by DianaAmerican - Spend! Spend! Spend! More Government Programs! More Governemnt Jobs, that "We The People" will be paying for! Alas, a Spending Spree that has gone wild! It seems more evident as each moment, whoops, each second passes that "These Politicians" really just don't listen and Really Don't Care about the American People that work and pay taxes! What are we to do? Perhaps, just stop paying taxes and see if they can pull all of this money out of Their Own Fat Bank Accounts! They seem to truly enjoy spending taxpayer money, wonder if they'd feel the same about spending theirs?

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      As noted by DianaAmerican, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 09, 2009, "Spend! Spend! Spend! More Government Programs! More Governemnt Jobs, that "We The People" will be paying for! Alas, a Spending Spree that has gone wild! It seems more evident as each moment, whoops, each second passes that "These Politicians" really just don't listen and Really Don't Care about the American People that work and pay taxes! What are we to do? Perhaps, just stop paying taxes and see if they can pull all of this money out of Their Own Fat Bank Accounts! They seem to truly enjoy spending taxpayer money, wonder if they'd feel the same about spending theirs?"
    • On April 09, 2009, by DianaAmerican - OK, so here's a few dumb ideas. Try to get past party affiliation here. How about we: Part 2. 5. Lift the bans the wonderful federal government has put on drilling for oil in the US. Try to go past party affiliation here. Make sense of this... we have oil here in the US, but instead of using it, we import oil from other countries, creating jobs for people in other countries, instead of creating them here. This means our government would rather other people in other countries have jobs instead of Americans having jobs, doesn't it? And this means the paychecks for jobs created for Americans by drilling here would not come out of the taxpayers pocket, doesn’t it? Can you actually imagine such a dumb concept?

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      As noted by DianaAmerican, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 09, 2009, "OK, so here's a few dumb ideas. Try to get past party affiliation here. How about we: Part 2. 5. Lift the bans the wonderful federal government has put on drilling for oil in the US. Try to go past party affiliation here. Make sense of this... we have oil here in the US, but instead of using it, we import oil from other countries, creating jobs for people in other countries, instead of creating them here. This means our government would rather other people in other countries have jobs instead of Americans having jobs, doesn't it? And this means the paychecks for jobs created for Americans by drilling here would not come out of the taxpayers pocket, doesn’t it? Can you actually imagine such a dumb concept? "
    • On April 09, 2009, by DianaAmerican - OK, so here's a few dumb ideas. Try to get past party affiliation here. How about we: Part 1. 1. Do away with the earmarks, that of course come with many, many federal regulations to control states. 2. Do away with the Federal Reserve, which has done nothing but put the screws to us over and over, again and again. 3. Stop creating new government commissions and programs that spend money that the government does Not have. 4. Cut taxes, instead of raising them, so that individual families have use of their own money to care for their own families and have more money to spend, which would do greatly to stimulate the economy.

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      As noted by DianaAmerican, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 09, 2009, "OK, so here's a few dumb ideas. Try to get past party affiliation here. How about we: Part 1. 1. Do away with the earmarks, that of course come with many, many federal regulations to control states. 2. Do away with the Federal Reserve, which has done nothing but put the screws to us over and over, again and again. 3. Stop creating new government commissions and programs that spend money that the government does Not have. 4. Cut taxes, instead of raising them, so that individual families have use of their own money to care for their own families and have more money to spend, which would do greatly to stimulate the economy. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Political Irony › Why won't the Democrats use Reconciliation to ... - December 03, 2010 by Political Irony - They can't do a reconciliation bill because the “point” of reconciliation is to attempt to reconcile the budget with the budget resolution (In this case H. Con. Res. 85 I believe ...

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      As noted by Political Irony on December 03, 2010, "They can't do a reconciliation bill because the “point” of reconciliation is to attempt to reconcile the budget with the budget resolution (In this case H. Con. Res. 85 I believe ..." (http://politicalirony.com/2010/12/04/tax-cuts/)
    • VETERANS' GROUP ISSUES REPORT CARD ON LEGISLATORS | East County ... - October 24, 2010 by East County Magazine - Amend to H Con Res 85. IAVA Action Position: Oppose (2009 Legislative Agenda §3.1) Members receive 1 point for voting NO Final Vote 84-348-5. SUMMARY: Over the past three years Congress has fully funded the Department of Veterans ...

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      As noted by East County Magazine on October 24, 2010, "Amend to H Con Res 85. IAVA Action Position: Oppose (2009 Legislative Agenda §3.1) Members receive 1 point for voting NO Final Vote 84-348-5. SUMMARY: Over the past three years Congress has fully funded the Department of Veterans ..." (http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/node/4586)
    • Only 20 among 535: Walz receives A+ on Iraq and Afghanistan ... - October 19, 2010 by Bluestem Prairie - Full and Advance-Funding for VA Health Care, H.R. 1016 (PASSED), H.R. 3288 (PASSED), S. 423 (PASSED), Amend to H Con Res 85 (FAILED), Amend to S Con Res 13 (FAILED), S Con Res 13 (PASSED), H.R. 5822 (PASSED) ...

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      As noted by Bluestem Prairie on October 19, 2010, "Full and Advance-Funding for VA Health Care, H.R. 1016 (PASSED), H.R. 3288 (PASSED), S. 423 (PASSED), Amend to H Con Res 85 (FAILED), Amend to S Con Res 13 (FAILED), S Con Res 13 (PASSED), H.R. 5822 (PASSED) ..." (http://www.bluestemprairie.com/bluestemprairie/2010/10/only-20-among-535-walz-receives-a-on-iraq-and-afghanistan-veterans-of-america-2010-congressional-rep.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • State's legislators largely in favor of Obama bills, nominees - April 28, 2009 by The Port Huron Times Herald - ...activities. House Roll Call 140; Senate Roll Call 115. Signed into law by Obama on April 21. 2010 Budget Resolution (H.Con.Res.85; S.Con.Res.13): Allows up to $1.09 trillion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2010. This bill allows Congress to c

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      As noted by The Port Huron Times Herald on April 28, 2009, "...activities. House Roll Call 140; Senate Roll Call 115. Signed into law by Obama on April 21. 2010 Budget Resolution (H.Con.Res.85; S.Con.Res.13): Allows up to $1.09 trillion in discretionary spending for fiscal year 2010. This bill allows Congress to c" (http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/20090429/NEWS01/904290326/1002/rss)
    • Obama Seeking Budget Cuts at First Cabinet Meeting - April 19, 2009 by CQPolitics.com - The major differences in the competing versions ( H Con Res 85 , S Con Res 13 ) of the legislation are over discretionary spending levels and whether to use ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com on April 19, 2009, "The major differences in the competing versions ( H Con Res 85 , S Con Res 13 ) of the legislation are over discretionary spending levels and whether to use ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=1&docID=news-000003098536)
    • Initiative for New Mothers Has a Healthy Outlook on Hill - April 14, 2009 by CQPolitics.com - The House and Senate fiscal 2010 budget resolutions ( H Con Res 85 , S Con Res 13 ) each would allow for the creation of such a program. Sen. ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com on April 14, 2009, "The House and Senate fiscal 2010 budget resolutions ( H Con Res 85 , S Con Res 13 ) each would allow for the creation of such a program. Sen. ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=2&docID=news-000003096828&mp=Most_Emailed)
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