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Member's Vote
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Progressive Position
Progressive Result
(win or loss)
Roll Call 459. (H.R. 2112) Final passage of legislation that would provide annual funding for Agriculture Department programs Jun 16, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 449. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have required the Agriculture Department to set aside funding for cooperatives that support farmers who are members of minority groups. Jun 16, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 444. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have prohibited funds provided by an agriculture bill from being used to pay settlements in discrimination lawsuits filed by black farmers Jun 16, 2011. Y N W
Roll Call 441. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have provided $5 million for the development of grocery stores in areas where such stores and fresh food are scarce Jun 16, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 438. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would prohibit funds provided by an agricultural bill from being used for the “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” initiative, which supports small-scale farms that provide food to their local communities. Jun 16, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 437. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have effectively eliminated a requirement that the Agriculture Secretary submit a report to Congress on all travel expenses relating to the “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food” initiative, which supports small-scale farms that provide food to their local communities. Jun 16, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 419. (H.R. 2112) Legislation providing annual funding for Agriculture Department programs – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 14, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 408. (H.R. 2017) On a motion that would have increased funding for rail and bus transportation security measures by $75 million—but cut funding for a planned research facility that was intended for the study of diseases which pose a threat to U.S. animal agriculture and public health. Jun 02, 2011. Y Y L
Roll Call 273. (H. Con. Res. 34) On an amendment sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus that would have allowed income tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 to expire, and preserved Medicare as a guaranteed, government-run health care program for the elderly. The amendment also would have increased funding for food stamps, job training programs, food safety inspections, community health care centers, and financial aid for low-income college students. Apr 15, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 241. (H.R. 910) On an amendment that would have allowed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to continue to regulate greenhouse gas emissions but would have exempted farms and small businesses from those regulations Apr 06, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 164. (H.R. 525) Final passage of legislation making veterinarians eligible for federal loan repayment programs. Mar 08, 2011. Y Y W
Roll Call 134. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to implement a new Environmental Protection Agency decision to allow the sale of gasoline with a higher proportion of ethanol. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 125. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used for the construction of an ethanol blender pump (which allows drivers to choose different fuels with varying levels of ethanol at gas stations), or an ethanol storage facility. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 49. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have provided $5 million to assist farms in transitioning to organic production methods. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 622. (H.R. 3082) Final passage of legislation funding all government agencies and programs at existing funding levels (i.e., funding levels that were in place in 2010) through September 30, 2011, and implementing new food safety regulations Dec 08, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 584. (H.R. 4783) Final passage of legislation approving settlements in discrimination lawsuits brought against the federal government by African American and Native American farmers, and extending a cash assistance program for poor families for 6 months Nov 30, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 583. (H.R. 4783) Legislation approving settlements in discrimination lawsuits brought against the federal government by African American and Native American farmers, and extending a cash assistance program for poor families for 6 months – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Nov 30, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 761. (H.R. 2997) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration Oct 07, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 757. (H.Res. 799) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Oct 07, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 756. (H.Res. 799) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a motion to move immediately to a vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Oct 07, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 742. (H.R. 2997) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration - - on a motion to instruct the House representatives to the conference not to agree to a final version unless it is made available to them 72 hours before they vote on it Sep 29, 2009. Y N L
Roll Call 584. (H.R. 3183) On the Flake of Arizona amendment that would have eliminated a $500,000 earmark for researching ethanol at Arkansas State University from the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for energy and water development. Jul 17, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 510. (H. R. 2997) On passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Department of Agriculture, rural development, and the Food and Drug Administration and related agencies. Jul 09, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 506. (H. R. 2997) On the Flake of Arizona Amendment, which would have eliminated $1,000,000 earmarked for the Agriculture Energy Innovation Center in Georgia Jul 09, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 504. (H. R. 2997) On the Campbell of California Amendment, which would have eliminated $235,000, earmarked for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture research and education activities on specialty crops in Indiana Jul 09, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 502. (H. R. 2997) On the Blackburn of Tennessee Amendment that would have reduced overall discretionary spending by 5% in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration Jul 09, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 336. Emergency agriculture relief (H.R. 2207)/On passage May 10, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 335. Emergency agriculture relief (H.R. 2207)/Motion to recommit with instructions to offset the spending in the bill with spending cuts or tax increases and leaving open the possibility that the measure could go back to committee indefinitely May 10, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 127. H.R. 6. Energy/Vote on Amendment to Authorize a Study on the Feasibility of Using Mustard Seed as a Feedstock for Biodiesel. Apr 21, 2005. N Y W
Roll Call 8. S. 1920. Bankruptcy Extension and Overhaul/Vote to Make Permanent Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Protections for the Nation's Family Farmers. Jan 28, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 358. H.R. 2673. Fiscal 2004 Agriculture Appropriations/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill Which Prevents the Agriculture Department From Issuing Country-of-Origin Labels for Meat Products and Cuts Funding for Environmental Protection Activities. Jul 14, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 354. H.R. 2673. Fiscal 2004 Agriculture Appropriations/Vote to Allow the Agriculture Department to Institute a Country-of-Origin Labeling System for Meat Products. Jul 14, 2003. Y Y L
Roll Call 435. Sense of the House Resolution/Vote to Table (Kill) a Measure Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Extend the Farm Bankruptcy Program to Include Family Fishermen. Oct 02, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 123. HR 2646. Farm Bill/Final Passage of a Bill to Reauthorize a Host of Important Federal Agricultural Programs. May 02, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 122. HR 2646. Farm Bill/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Reauthorize a Host of Important Federal Agricultural Programs. May 02, 2002. N Y L
Roll Call 106. HR 2646. Farm Bill/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Include Food Stamps for Legal Immigrants During Conference Committee Negotiations with the Senate. Apr 23, 2002. Y Y W
Roll Call 105. HR 2646. Farm Bill/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Lift Ban on U.S. Agricultural Sales to Cuba During Conference Committee Negotiations with the Senate. Apr 23, 2002. N Y W