What: All Issues : Labor Rights : Outsourcing of American Jobs Overseas
 Who: All Members : Texas : Cornyn, John
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Labor RightsOutsourcing of American Jobs Overseas
Member's Vote
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Progressive Position
Progressive Result
(win or loss)
Roll Call 123. (S. 601) On an amendment requiring water-related projects to use American-made construction materials if they receive federal funding May 15, 2013. N Y W
Roll Call 181. (S. 3364) On a motion to end debate and allow a separate vote on whether to consider a bill aimed at encouraging companies to locate their operations in the United States rather than overseas Jul 19, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 33. (S. 1813) On an amendment to require that only American-made raw materials be used to build a controversial oil pipeline, and that petroleum products transported using the pipeline be sold only in the United States Mar 08, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 174. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have required federally funded freight rail projects to hire U.S. companies and workers, rather than foreign companies Oct 20, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 163. (H.R. 3078) Final passage of legislation approving a free-trade agreement between the U.S and Colombia Oct 12, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 162. (H.R. 3079) Final passage of legislation approving a free-trade agreement between the U.S and Panama Oct 12, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 159. (S. 1619) Final passage of legislation that would attempt to force China to raise the value of its currency (the yuan). (If China did not raise the value of the yuan, the bill would increase tariffs on Chinese exports.) Oct 11, 2011. N Y W
Roll Call 156. (S. 1619) On a motion to end debate on legislation that would attempt to force China to raise the value of its currency (the yuan). (If China did not raise the value of the yuan, the bill would increase tariffs on Chinese exports.) Oct 06, 2011. N Y W
Roll Call 147. (H.R. 2832) On an amendment that would have required the International Trade Commission (ITC, which provides analysis of trade policies to all branches of the federal government) to provide Congress with an analysis of the impact of delaying free-trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea, and Panama on American businesses and employment Sep 22, 2011. Y N W
Roll Call 141. (H.R. 2832) On an amendment that would have given President Obama “trade promotion authority,” which effectively expedites congressional consideration of trade agreements favored by the president Sep 20, 2011. Y N W
Roll Call 242. S 3816. (Social Security taxes for companies employing foreign workers) Motion to begin debating a bill that would reduce for two years the share of Social Security payroll taxes companies must pay if they hire new U.S.-based workers to replace those previously working overseas/On the motion Sep 28, 2010. N Y L
Roll Call 241. On a motion requiring senators to report to the Senate floor—which Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) used to force senators to be present for debate on legislation intended to prevent U.S. companies from outsourcing jobs to other countries. Sep 27, 2010. Absent Y W
Roll Call 241. S 1390. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Isakson of Georgia amendment that would allow the Defense Department to buy certain kinds of uniform cloth from foreign countries past 2013/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 23, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 44. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) McCain amendment that would remove the economic stimulus bill’s “Buy American” requirements/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 04, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 179. S 1348. (Immigration overhaul) Amendment by Sanders of Vermont that would raise the fees on certain visas and use the revenues for a math and science scholarship program/On agreeing to the amendment May 24, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 63. S Con Res 18. Fiscal 2006 Budget Resolution/Vote to Repeal Tax Breaks Which Reward U.S. Companies for Moving Their Manufacturing Plants Overseas. Mar 17, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 135. A vote on passage of a Democratic amendment to S. 2400 - legislation outlining Defense Department spending priorities for fiscal year 2005 - allowing waivers of the Buy America Act (instructing that U.S. defense procurement be made domestically) only in limited circumstances. Jun 22, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 90. Vote on passage of a Democratic manufacturing tax deduction amendment to a corporate tax overhaul bill (the Jump-Start Our Business Strength Act, S.1637) striking $39 billion in tax breaks on overseas income from the bill, and providing for a nine percent tax deduction for domestic manufacturers May 11, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 83. A procedural vote on a motion to table (kill) a Democratic amendment to S. 1637 (the JOBS Act) that would partially repeal a tax deferral for U.S. multinational companies by requiring those companies to pay federal income taxes on foreign factories when goods are re-imported back into the United States. May 05, 2004. Y N L
Roll Call 82. A vote on passage of a Democratic amendment to S. 1637 (the JOBS Act) that would strike from the bill special tax deductions granted to U.S. corporations operating overseas, and allow a tax credit for manufacturing wages generated in the United States. May 05, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 81. A vote on passage of a Democratic amendment to S. 1637 (the JOBS Act) that would require companies to spend offshore profits on job creation, research and development, capital investment or funding pension plans in order to be eligible for a reduced tax rate. May 05, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 41. A vote on a Democratic amendment to the fiscal year 2005 budget resolution (S.Con.Res. 95) designed to create jobs, discourage the shipping of jobs overseas, and provide adjustment assistance for dislocated workers paid for by reducing tax breaks for individuals with incomes in excess of $1 million per year. Mar 11, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 32. A vote on a Democratic amendment to Senate corporate tax reform legislation (S. 1637), that would prohibit a federal government contract, including state contracts with any federal funding, from being performed outside the United States. Mar 04, 2004. N Y W