Senator Thad Cochran
Republican • Mississippi • 10th Term • Sworn In 1973
- Today: 22
- Past Seven Days: 131
- All-Time: 40,104
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.914Introduced May 09, 2013 18 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment to pharmacies for certain compounded drugs that are prepared b...
S.370 - Teaching Geography Is Fundamental ActIntroduced Feb 14, 2013 15 Views
A bill to improve and expand geographic literacy among kindergarten through grade 12 students in the United States by improving professional d...
S.305 - Champion Hill, Port Gibson, and Raymond Battlefields Addition ActIntroduced May 16, 2013 8 Views
A bill to authorize the acquisition of core battlefield land at Champion Hill, Port Gibson, and Raymond for addition to Vicksburg National Mil...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.946Introduced May 14, 2013 26 Views
A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, and for other purposes.
S.948Introduced May 14, 2013 14 Views
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage and payment for complex rehabilitation technology items under t...
S.917 - Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act of 2013Introduced May 09, 2013 30 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a reduced rate of excise tax on beer produced domestically by certain qualifying ...
Recent Voting History
On the Nomination PN193: Ernest J. Moniz, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of EnergyAye (with party)May 16, 2013
On the Nomination PN138: Marilyn B. Tavenner, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesAye (with party)May 15, 2013
On the Nomination PN24: William H. Orrick, III, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of CaliforniaNay (with party)May 15, 2013
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On April 02, 2008 Thad Cochran was featured on the homepage of OpenCongress:
Citizens Against Government Waste have just released their <a href="http://www.cagw.org/site/PageServer?pagename=reports_pigbook2008">2008 Pig Book</a>, and it shows that Thad Chocran (R-MS) led the Senate in earmarking in 2008 with $892 million. Cochran is the top Republican on the Senate Appropriations Committee. Earmarks are parts of the budget that are set aside by senators to be given directly to their pet projects. They are often criticized as facilitators of waste and corruption.
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