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Voted YES on continuing funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

This table motion would end debate on an amendment aimed at funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. Support for the motion to table is a vote for NEA funding. [YES to table means supporting the NEA; NO means defunding the NEA].

Green says, "Yes, I oppose federal subsidies for the arts and drama."

Status: Motion to Table Agreed to Y)80; N)16; NV)4

Reference: Motion to table Smith Amdt #1569; Bill H.R. 2466 ; vote number 1999-260 on Aug 5, 1999

Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance.

Support of the campaign finance bill proposed by Senators McCain (R-AZ) and Feingold (D-WI).

Green says, "No -- if the motion to invoke cloture means approving the McCain-Feingold legislation. The presentation of that proposal was, itself, flawed. It was not a good plan. I do not and will not support such measures, while the States are depriv"

Status: Cloture Motion Rejected Y)53; N)47

Reference: Campaign Finance Reform Bill; Bill S. 25 ; vote number 1997-267 on Oct 7, 1997

Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto.

Approval of the presidential line-item veto authority.

Green says, "Unconstitutional from beginning to end."

Status: Conf Rpt Agreed to Y)69; N)31

Reference: Conference Report on S. 4; Bill S. 4 ; vote number 1996-56 on Mar 27, 1996

Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts.

To exclude certain items from the Congressional Gift Ban.
Status: Amdt Failed Y)39; N)60; NV)1
Reference: Murkowski Amdt to S. 1061; Bill S. 1061 ; vote number 1995-339 on Jul 28, 1995

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