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Day April 1, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00121

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 804: Ensign S.Amdt.804; To protect middle-income taxpayers from tax increases by providing a point of order against legislation that increase taxes on them, including taxes that arise, directly or indirectly, from Federal revenues derived from climate change or similar legislation.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00124

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 844: Crapo S.Amdt.844; To protect the fiscal discipline on discretionary spending exercised by the reported budget resolution by extending the resolution’s discretionary spending limits to exactly the same level as already assumed in the resolution to make sure that debt is not increased further than contemplated by this budget resolution as…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 772: Sessions S.Amdt.772, As Modified; To restore the budget discipline of the Federal Government by freezing nondefense discretionary spending for fiscal years 2010 and 2011, and limiting the growth of nondefense discretionary spending to one percent annually for fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014.Result: Rejected (40-58, 1 member not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00123

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 835: Gregg S.Amdt.835; To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to address our Nations long term fiscal problems.Result: Rejected (44-54, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00122

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 806: Cornyn S.Amdt.806; To protect small businesses from higher taxes.Result: Agreed to (82-16, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 747: Alexander S.Amdt.747; To create runaway debt point of order against consideration of a budget resolution that projects the ratio of public debt to GDP for any fiscal year in excess of 90% to ensure the continued viability of US dollar and prevent doubling or tripling the debt burden on future…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00121

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 804: Ensign S.Amdt.804; To protect middle-income taxpayers from tax increases by providing a point of order against legislation that increase taxes on them, including taxes that arise, directly or indirectly, from Federal revenues derived from climate change or similar legislation.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00120

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 772: Sessions S.Amdt.772, As Modified; To restore the budget discipline of the Federal Government by freezing nondefense discretionary spending for fiscal years 2010 and 2011, and limiting the growth of nondefense discretionary spending to one percent annually for fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014.Result: Rejected (40-58, 1 member not voting, 1/2…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00119

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 747: Alexander S.Amdt.747; To create runaway debt point of order against consideration of a budget resolution that projects the ratio of public debt to GDP for any fiscal year in excess of 90% to ensure the continued viability of US dollar and prevent doubling or tripling the debt burden on future…

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Democratic Budget Resolution Makes Urgently Needed Investments in Health Care

This week, the Senate will debate the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution (S. Con. Res. 13), a fiscally responsible budget plan that addresses the fiscal and economic crises inherited from the Bush Administration and lays the foundation for the long-term economic security of the United States.  The Budget Resolution makes significant investments to promote clean energy and reduce…

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