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Congressional Roll Call

Here's how members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation voted on major issues for this week.
HOUSE
SENATE
 
1st DIST Paul Ryan (R) 2nd DIST Mark Pocan (D) 3rd DIST Ron Kind (D) 4th DIST Gwen Moore (D) 5th DIST James Sensen. (R) 6th DIST Thomas Petri (R) 7th DIST Sean Duffy (R) 8th DIST Reid Ribble (R) Ron Johnson (R) Tammy Baldwin (D) Y - Voted Yes
N - Voted No
O - Did Not vote

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Y N N N N Y Y Y     10-Year Republican Budget: The House on Wednesday passed, 228-199, a GOP-drafted budget for fiscal 2016-2025 that would cut personal and corporate tax rates, raise military spending, slash domestic spending, repeal the Affordable Care Act, partially privatize Medicare and strive to reach a balanced budget by 2024. A yes vote was to adopt the Republican budget. (H Con Res 27)
N Y N Y N N N N     Democratic Budget: The House on Wednesday defeated, 160-264, the leading Democratic alternative to the main GOP budget plan (above). This blueprint raised taxes on the wealthy, ended certain corporate tax breaks, retained the Affordable Care Act and traditional Medicare and called domestic spending increases as an investment in America's future. A yes vote was to adopt the Democratic budget.
Y N N N Y Y N Y     Conservatives' Budget: The House on Wednesday defeated, 132-294, a budget by the conservative Republican Study committee that differed from the main GOP plan (above) chiefly by keeping all defense spending in the regular appropriations process and reaching balance three years earlier. A yes vote was to adopt the conservatives' budget.
N Y N Y N N N N     Progressives' Budget: The House on Wednesday defeated, 96-330, a "People's Budget" offered by the Progressive Caucus that would fund universal pre-K education; relieve student debt; boost education, job-training and infrastructure programs as investments in a strong nation; raise taxes on the wealthy and address climate change. A yes vote was to adopt the progressives' budget.
N Y N Y N N N N     Black Caucus Budget: The House on Wednesday defeated, 120-306, a Congressional Black Caucus budget that would fund education, infrastructure, manufacturing, housing and other domestic programs while preserving Medicare and trimming deficits by $1.9 trillion over 10 years. A yes vote was to adopt the Black Caucus budget.
Y Y Y Y N N Y Y     Bipartisan Healthcare Changes: The House on Thursday voted, 392-37, to set higher reimbursement levels based on quality of care for doctors who treat Medicare patients. A yes vote was to pass a bipartisan bill (HR 2) that also funds the Children's Health Insurance Program and community health centers.
                N Y Road Fixes vs. Tax Breaks: The Senate on Tuesday defeated, 45-52, a Democrat amendment to allocate an additional $478 billion for road and bridge repairs over 10 years in a GOP-drafted budget plan for fiscal 2016-2025. A yes vote was to add infrastructure spending paid for by ending certain corporate tax breaks. (S Con Res 11)
                N Y Student-Loan Refinancing: The Senate on Wednesday refused, 46-53, to establish authority for student-loan refinancing in the GOP budget (S Con Res 11, above). A yes vote was to allow tens of millions of borrowers to refinance their loans down to interest rates that prevailed in the 2013-2014 school year.
                Y N 10-Year GOP Budget: The Senate on Thursday passed, 52-46, a Republican budget (S Con Res 11) for fiscal 2016-2025 that would boost military spending, repeal the Affordable Care Act, retain traditional Medicare, bar tax increases, slash entitlement and domestic spending and strive to reach a balanced budget by 2025.
                Y N Ban on Federal Carbon Tax: By a vote of 58-42, the Senate on Thursday amended the Republican budget for fiscal 2016-2025 to prohibit federal taxation of carbon emissions from energy sources such as coal. A yes vote was to adopt the GOP-sponsored amendment to (S Con Res 11, above).
                Y Y Same-Sex Spousal Rights: The Senate on Thursday voted, 57-43, to ensure that the GOP budget (S Con Res 11, above) would not bar legally married same-sex spouses from receiving spousal veterans and Social Security benefits even if their state of residence does not hold their marriage to be legal. A yes vote was to adopt the amendment.
                Y Y Seven Days' Paid Sick Leave: Voting 61-39, the Senate on Thursday amended the Republican budget S Con Res 11 (above) so it would not impede any new law entitling workers to seven days' paid sick leave per year to care for their family or themselves. A yes vote was to adopt the amendment.
KEY VOTES AHEAD

Congress is in Easter-Passover Recess until the week of April 13.



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