Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2008

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The bill intended to make appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008[1]


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House Action

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Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

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"Bar funds for any needle-exchange program in the District of Columbia. June 28. (208-216)"

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


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Scorecard: Club For Growth 2007 House Scorecard

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"Vote on the Campbell amendment that would defund 148 earmarks from the bill. The pro-growth vote was "yea" because earmarks circumvent the normal budget process, lead to wasteful spending, and are subject to broad abuse by members. Failed 48-372."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca.php)

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Scorecard: Family Research Council 2007-2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye

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"Introduced by Rep. Mike Pence, this amendment (H.AMDT. 484) to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2008 (H.R. 2829) strips the Federal Communications Commission of its authority to reinstitute the so-called “Fairness Doctrine,” which would order broadcasters to give equal air time to both sides of controversial issues."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.frcaction.org/get.cfm?i=VR08I01)

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Scorecard: Club For Growth 2007 House Scorecard

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"Vote on a Jordan amendment that would reduce funding for the Financial Services appropriations bill by 8.9 percent. The pro-growth vote was "yea" because a reduction in discretionary spending is badly needed after years of unprecedented growth. Failed 149-276."

(Original scorecard available at: http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca.php)


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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2007 House Scorecard

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"Bar funds for unmarried couples in the District of Columbia to receive health care benefits. June 28. (224-200)"

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

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References

  1. Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2008 on [1].
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