An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012

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The bill was an original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012."[1]


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House Action

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Exempt extensions of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts from budget rules for offsets. March 21. (46-52)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate_votes.htm)

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  • Name of bill: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012
  • Chamber: U.S. Senate
  • Roll call number: 89
  • Congress number: 110th
  • Session number: 1
  • Vote link: U.S. Senate record vote 89, 110th Congress, Session 1
Scored vote

Scorecard: Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 1}}}

Description:

"Vote on the DeMint amendment that would stop the raid on the Social Security Trust Fund. The pro-growth vote is "yea" because this would encourage fiscal responsibility and may also lead to reform of Social Security."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca_1.php)

Scored vote

Scorecard: FreedomWorks 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Senator DeMint’s “Stop the Raid” proposal takes an important step forward by ensuring that the Social Security surplus is saved using real assets (not more government IOUs) and begins the transition to a partially funded retirement system."Yes" votes scored."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.freedomworks.org/keyvotes/2007_senate.php)

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  • Name of bill: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012
  • Chamber: U.S. Senate
  • Roll call number: 90
  • Congress number: 110th
  • Session number: 1
  • Vote link: U.S. Senate record vote 90, 110th Congress, Session 1
Scored vote

Scorecard: Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 1}}}

Description:

"Vote on the Allard amendment that would reduce the discretionary spending limit on the FY08 budget by $18 billion. The pro-growth vote was "yea" because the amendment slow down the unsustainable growth rate in discretionary spending by reducing funding for programs rated ineffective by the Office of Management and Budget. Failed 33-64."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca_1.php)

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  • Name of bill: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012
  • Chamber: U.S. Senate
  • Roll call number: 104
  • Congress number: 110th
  • Session number: 1
  • Vote link: U.S. Senate record vote 104, 110th Congress, Session 1
Scored vote

Scorecard: Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: {{{Vote position 1}}}

Description:

"Vote on the Allard motion which instruct Senate committees to report bills to reduce mandatory spending growth by $71 billion over the next five years. The pro-growth vote was "yea" because long-term unfunded liabilities from mandatory spending need to be reined in. Failed 39-60."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca_1.php)

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Raise the cigarette tax by 61 cents a pack and use the revenue to fund expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program. March 23. (59-40)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate_votes.htm)

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Scored vote

Scorecard: American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"The Senate rejected an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Resolution that would have permitted the extension of the 2001 tax cuts ACU favored the amendment."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.acuratings.org/)

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Nay

Description:

"Approve the fiscal 2008 budget resolution. March 23. (52-47)"

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/senate_votes.htm)

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2007 Senate Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

Description:

"Biden (DE) amendment to the budget resolution for fiscal year 2008 which would increase funding for the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program by $1.2 billion."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.naacp.org/programs/bureau-dc/report_card/index.htm)

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. Revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2007, establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008, and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2009 through 2012.on [1].

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