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Vote number 2006-263 increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M
on Jun 13, 2006 regarding bill HR 5576 Amendment 1008 Department of Transportation appropriations
Results: Amendment passed: 266-158

Voting YES on this amendment would restore $214 million in funding for AMTRAK, bringing the total annual expenditure for AMTRAK to $1.114 billion. The chairman of the Railroad Subcommittee explained the increase as follows:
  • Unlike aviation, highways and transit, there is no dedicated funding for investing in our Nation's passenger rail service. This amendment restores $214 million to the Amtrak account, taking it to $1.114 billion, which is still about $300 million less than we had during the course of last year's discussion.
  • Last year the President sent up a budget of zero for Amtrak. We had an amendment process that we went through this time. This time we are up to $900 million in the bill [without this amendment].
  • But if you look at that $900 million, there is only $500 million for capital expenditures, out of which has to come a debt service of $280 million, which only leaves $220 million for the capital needs of this country for Amtrak, for passenger rail.
  • There is nothing for

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Democrats voting on 2006-263

Neil Abercrombie YESHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
Gary Ackerman YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tom Allen YESMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Rob Andrews YESNew Jersey Democrat
Joe Baca YESCalifornia Democrat
Brian Baird YESWashington Democrat (until 2010)
Tammy Baldwin YESWisconsin Democrat
John Barrow YESGeorgia Democrat
Melissa Bean YESIllinois Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Xavier Becerra YESCalifornia Democrat
Shelley Berkley YESNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Howard Berman YESCalifornia Democrat
Timothy Bishop YESNew York Democrat
Earl Blumenauer YESOregon Democrat
Dan Boren YESOklahoma Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
Rick Boucher YESVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Robert Brady YESPennsylvania Democrat
Corrine Brown YESFlorida Democrat
Sherrod Brown YESOhio Democrat
G.K. Butterfield YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Lois Capps YESCalifornia Democrat
Michael Capuano YESMassachusetts Democrat
Benjamin Cardin YESMaryland Democrat
Dennis Cardoza YESCalifornia Democrat
Russ Carnahan YESMissouri Democrat
Julia Carson YESIndiana Democrat (Deceased 2008)
Ed Case YESHawaii Democrat
Ben Chandler YESKentucky Democrat
William Lacy Clay YESMissouri Democrat
Emmanuel Cleaver YESMissouri Democrat
James Clyburn YESSouth Carolina Democrat
John Conyers YESMichigan Democrat
Jim Cooper NOTennessee Democrat
Jim Costa YESCalifornia Democrat
Bud Cramer YESAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Joseph Crowley YESNew York Democrat
Henry Cuellar YESTexas Democrat
Elijah Cummings YESMaryland Democrat
Danny Davis YESIllinois Democrat
Jim Davis YESFlorida Democrat
Lincoln Davis YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Susan Davis YESCalifornia Democrat
Peter Defazio YESOregon Democrat
Diana DeGette YESColorado Democrat
Bill Delahunt YESMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Rosa DeLauro YESConnecticut Democrat
Norm Dicks YESWashington Democrat
John Dingell YESMichigan Democrat
Lloyd Doggett YESTexas Democrat
Mike Doyle YESPennsylvania Democrat
Chet Edwards YESTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Eliot Engel YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo YESCalifornia Democrat
Bob Etheridge YESNorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Sam Farr YESCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah YESPennsylvania Democrat
Bob Filner YESCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Harold Ford YESTennessee Democrat
Barney Frank YESMassachusetts Democrat
Bart Gordon YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Al Green YESTexas Democrat
Gene Green YESTexas Democrat
Raul Grijalva NOArizona Democrat
Luis Gutierrez YESIllinois Democrat
Jane Harman YESCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Alcee Hastings YESFlorida Democrat
Stephanie Herseth YESSouth Dakota Democratic (until 2010)
Brian Higgins YESNew York Democrat
Maurice Hinchey YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Ruben Hinojosa YESTexas Democrat
Tim Holden YESPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt YESNew Jersey Democrat
Mike Honda YESCalifornia Democrat
Darlene Hooley YESOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Steny Hoyer YESMaryland Democrat
Jay Inslee YESWashington Democrat
Steve Israel YESNew York Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson YESIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee YESTexas Democrat
William Jefferson YESLouisiana Democrat
Eddie Bernice Johnson YESTexas Democrat
Stephanie Tubbs Jones YESOhio Democrat (Deceased, 2008)
Paul Kanjorski YESPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Marcy Kaptur YESOhio Democrat
Patrick Kennedy YESRhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Dale Kildee YESMichigan Democrat
Carolyn Kilpatrick YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Ron Kind YESWisconsin Democrat
Dennis Kucinich YESOhio Democrat
James Langevin YESRhode Island Democrat
Rick Larsen YESWashington Democrat
John Larson YESConnecticut Democrat
Barbara Lee YESCalifornia Democrat
Sander Levin YESMichigan Democrat
John Lewis YESGeorgia Democrat
Dan Lipinski YESIllinois Democrat
Zoe Lofgren YESCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
Steve Lynch YESMassachusetts Democrat
Carolyn Maloney YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Ed Markey YESMassachusetts Democrat
Jim Matheson YESUtah Democrat
Doris Matsui YESCalifornia Democrat
Carolyn McCarthy YESNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
Betty McCollum YESMinnesota Democrat
Jim McDermott YESWashington Democrat
Jim McGovern YESMassachusetts Democrat
Mike McIntyre YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Cynthia McKinney YESGeorgia Democrat
Michael McNulty YESNew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
Marty Meehan YESMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007)
Gregory Meeks YESNew York Dem./Working-Families
Michael Michaud YESMaine Democrat
Juanita Millender-McDonald YESCalifornia Democrat
Brad Miller YESNorth Carolina Democrat
George Miller YESCalifornia Democrat
Alan Mollohan YESWest Virginia Democrat
Dennis Moore YESKansas Democrat (until 2010)
Gwen Moore YESWisconsin Democrat
James Moran YESVirginia Democrat
John Murtha YESPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
Jerrold Nadler YESNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Grace Napolitano YESCalifornia Democrat
Richard Neal YESMassachusetts Democrat
James Oberstar YESMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
David Obey YESWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
John Olver YESMassachusetts Democrat
Solomon Ortiz YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Major Owens YESNew York Democrat (until 2007)
Frank Pallone YESNew Jersey Democrat
Bill Pascrell YESNew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor NOArizona Democrat
Nancy Pelosi YESCalifornia Democrat
Collin Peterson YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Earl Pomeroy YESNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
David Eugene Price YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Nick Rahall YESWest Virginia Democrat
Silvestre Reyes YESTexas Democrat
Steven Rothman YESNew Jersey Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard YESCalifornia Democrat
Dutch Ruppersberger YESMaryland Democrat
Tim Ryan YESOhio Democrat
Martin Sabo YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
John Salazar NOColorado Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Linda Sanchez YESCalifornia Democrat
Loretta Sanchez YESCalifornia Democrat
Jan Schakowsky YESIllinois Democrat
Adam Schiff YESCalifornia Democrat
Allyson Schwartz YESPennsylvania Democrat
Bobby Scott YESVirginia Democrat
David Scott YESGeorgia Democrat
Jose Serrano YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Brad Sherman YESCalifornia Democrat
Ike Skelton YESMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
Louise Slaughter YESNew York Democrat
John Spratt YESSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
Pete Stark YESCalifornia Democrat
Bart Stupak YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
John Tanner YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Taylor YESMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Bennie Thompson YESMississippi Democrat
Mike Thompson YESCalifornia Democrat
John Tierney YESMassachusetts Democrat
Ed Towns YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Mark Udall YESColorado Democrat (Senate 2008)
Tom Udall YESNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
Chris Van Hollen YESMaryland Democrat
Nydia Velazquez YESNew York Democrat/Working-Families
Peter Visclosky YESIndiana Democrat
Debbie Wasserman Schultz YESFlorida Democrat
Maxine Waters YESCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman YESCalifornia Democrat
Anthony Weiner YESNew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Robert Wexler YESFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010)
Lynn Woolsey YESCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
David Wu YESOregon Democrat
Albert Wynn YESMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008)



Republicans voting on 2006-263

Robert Aderholt NOAlabama Republican
Todd Akin NOMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012)
Rodney Alexander NOLouisiana Republican
Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
Richard Hugh Baker NOLouisiana Republican (Resigned 2008)
Gresham Barrett NOSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Roscoe Bartlett NOMaryland Republican
Joe Linus Barton NOTexas Republican
Charlie Bass YESNew Hampshire Republican
Bob Beauprez NOColorado Republican
Judy Biggert NOIllinois Republican
Brian Bilbray NOCalifornia Republican
Michael Bilirakis NOFlorida Republican
Rob Bishop NOUtah Republican
Marsha Blackburn NOTennessee Republican
Roy Blunt NOMissouri Republican (until 2010)
Sherry Boehlert YESNew York Republican/Independence
John Boehner NOOhio Republican
Henry Bonilla NOTexas Republican
Jo Bonner NOAlabama Republican
Mary Bono NOCalifornia Republican
Charles Boustany NOLouisiana Republican
Jeb Bradley NONew Hampshire Republican
Kevin Brady NOTexas Republican
Henry Brown NOSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Michael Burgess NOTexas Republican
Dan Burton YESIndiana Republican
Steve Buyer NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Ken Calvert NOCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp NOMichigan Republican
John Campbell NOCalifornia Republican
Chris Cannon NOUtah Republican
Eric Cantor NOVirginia Republican
Shelley Moore Capito YESWest Virginia Republican
John Carter NOTexas Republican
Steve Chabot NOOhio Republican
Chris Chocola NOIndiana Republican
John Howard Coble NONorth Carolina Republican
Tom Cole YESOklahoma Republican
Mike Conaway NOTexas Republican
Ander Crenshaw NOFlorida Republican
Barbara Cubin NOWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
John Culberson NOTexas Republican
Geoff Davis NOKentucky Republican
Jo Ann Davis YESVirginia Republican
Tom Davis YESVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Nathan Deal NOGeorgia Republican (Resigned 2010)
Mario Diaz-Balart NOFlorida Republican
John Doolittle NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thelma Drake NOVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
David Dreier NOCalifornia Republican
Jimmy Duncan NOTennessee Republican
Vernon Ehlers YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Jo Ann Emerson YESMissouri Republican
Phil English YESPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
Terry Everett NOAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
Mike Ferguson YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Mike Fitzpatrick YESPennsylvania Republican
Jeff Flake NOArizona Republican (Senate run 2012)
Mark Foley YESFlorida Republican
Randy Forbes NOVirginia Republican
Jeff Fortenberry YESNebraska Republican
Vito Fossella YESNew York Rep./Cons. (Unseated 2008)
Virginia Foxx NONorth Carolina Republican
Trent Franks NOArizona Republican
Rodney Frelinghuysen YESNew Jersey Republican
Elton Gallegly NOCalifornia Republican
Scott Garrett YESNew Jersey Republican
Jim Gerlach YESPennsylvania Republican
Jim Gibbons NONevada Republican
Wayne Gilchrest YESMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008)
Paul Gillmor NOOhio Republican (Deceased 2007)
Phil Gingrey NOGeorgia Republican
Louie Gohmert YESTexas Republican
Virgil Goode YESVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
Bob Goodlatte YESVirginia Republican
Kay Granger NOTexas Republican
Samuel Graves NOMissouri Republican
Mark Green NOWisconsin Republican
Gil Gutknecht NOMinnesota Republican
Katherine Harris NOFlorida Republican (until 2007)
Melissa Hart NOPennsylvania Republican
Doc Hastings NOWashington Republican
Robin Hayes YESNorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008)
J.D. Hayworth NOArizona Republican (until 2007)
Joel Hefley NOColorado Republican
Jeb Hensarling NOTexas Republican
Wally Herger NOCalifornia Republican
Dave Hobson NOOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Peter Hoekstra YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
John Hostettler NOIndiana Republican
Kenny Hulshof NOMissouri Republican (Governor 2008)
Duncan Hunter NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Inglis NOSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Darrell Issa NOCalifornia Republican
Ernest Istook NOOklahoma Republican
Bill Jenkins NOTennessee Republican (Retired 2006)
Bobby Jindal YESLouisiana Republican (Governor 2008)
Nancy Lee Johnson YESConnecticut Republican
Sam Johnson NOTexas Republican
Timothy Johnson YESIllinois Republican
Walter Beaman Jones NONorth Carolina Republican
Ric Keller NOFlorida Republican (Unseated 2008)
Sue Kelly YESNew York Republican (until 2007)
Mark Kennedy NOMinnesota Republican
Peter King YESNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Steve King NOIowa Republican
Jack Kingston NOGeorgia Republican
Mark Kirk YESIllinois Republican (until 2010)
John Kline NOMinnesota Republican
Joe Knollenberg NOMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
Jim Kolbe NOArizona Republican
Randy Kuhl YESNew York Republican (Unseated 2008)
Ray LaHood YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Tom Latham NOIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette YESOhio Republican
Jim Leach YESIowa Republican
Jerry Lewis NOCalifornia Republican
Ron Lewis NOKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008)
Frank LoBiondo YESNew Jersey Republican
Frank Dean Lucas NOOklahoma Republican
Dan Lungren NOCalifornia Republican
Connie Mack IV NOFlorida Republican
Kenny Marchant NOTexas Republican
Michael McCaul NOTexas Republican
Thad McCotter YESMichigan Republican
Jim McCrery NOLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
Patrick McHenry NONorth Carolina Republican
John McHugh YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Buck McKeon YESCalifornia Republican
John Mica NOFlorida Republican
Gary Miller NOCalifornia Republican
Jeff Miller NOFlorida Republican
Jerry Moran YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Tim Murphy YESPennsylvania Republican
Marilyn Musgrave NOColorado Republican (Unseated 2008)
Sue Myrick NONorth Carolina Republican
Randy Neugebauer NOTexas Republican
Bob Ney YESOhio Republican
Anne Meagher Northup NOKentucky Republican
Charlie Norwood NOGeorgia Republican
Devin Nunes NOCalifornia Republican
Jim Nussle NOIowa Republican
Tom Osborne YESNebraska Republican
Butch Otter NOIdaho Republican
Michael Oxley NOOhio Republican
Ron Paul NOTexas Republican
Steve Pearce NONew Mexico Republican
Mike Pence NOIndiana Republican (Gov. run 2012)
John Peterson NOPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008)
Tom Petri NOWisconsin Republican
Joseph Pitts NOPennsylvania Republican
Todd Platts YESPennsylvania Republican
Ted Poe NOTexas Republican
Richard Pombo NOCalifornia Republican
Jon Porter YESNevada Republican (Unseated 2008)
Tom Price NOGeorgia Republican
Deborah Pryce YESOhio Republican
Jim Ramstad NOMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ralph Regula YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Dennis Rehberg YESMontana Republican (Senate run 2012)
Rick Renzi NOArizona Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thomas Reynolds YESNew York Republican (Retiring 2008)
Hal Rogers NOKentucky Republican
Michael Rogers NOAlabama Republican
Mike Rogers NOMichigan Republican
Dana Rohrabacher NOCalifornia Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen NOFlorida Republican
Ed Royce NOCalifornia Republican
Paul Ryan NOWisconsin Republican
Jim Ryun NOKansas Republican
Jim Saxton YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jean Schmidt NOOhio Republican
Joe Schwarz YESMichigan Republican
James Sensenbrenner NOWisconsin Republican
John Shadegg NOArizona Republican
Clay Shaw NOFlorida Republican
Christopher Shays YESConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
Don Sherwood NOPennsylvania Republican
John Shimkus YESIllinois Republican
Bill Shuster NOPennsylvania Republican
Rob Simmons YESConnecticut Republican
Mike Simpson NOIdaho Republican
Christopher Smith YESNew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith NOTexas Republican
Linda Smith YESWashington Republican Former (1994-)
Mike Sodrel NOIndiana Republican
Mark Souder YESIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Cliff Stearns NOFlorida Republican
John Sullivan NOOklahoma Republican
John Sweeney YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Tom Tancredo NOColorado Republican
Charles Taylor NONorth Carolina Republican
Lee Terry NONebraska Republican
Bill Thomas NOCalifornia Republican
Mac Thornberry NOTexas Republican
Todd Tiahrt NOKansas Republican (until 2010)
Pat Tiberi YESOhio Republican
Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
Greg Walden NOOregon Republican
Jim Walsh YESNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
Zach Wamp NOTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Curt Weldon YESPennsylvania Republican
Dave Weldon NOFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jerry Weller YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Lynn Westmoreland NOGeorgia Republican
Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
Roger Wicker NOMississippi Republican (Senate 2008)
Heather Wilson NONew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008)
Joe Wilson NOSouth Carolina Republican
Bill Young YESFlorida Republican
Don Young NOAlaska Republican



Independents voting on 2006-263

Marion Berry YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
John Boozman NOArkansas Former GOP (until 2010)
Allen Boyd YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Ginny Brown-Waite YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Michael Castle YESDelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
Artur Davis YESAlabama Former Democrat (until 2010)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart NOFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Rahm Emanuel YESIllinois Former Democrat (until 2009)
Tom Feeney YESFlorida Former GOP
Tom Lantos YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008)
John Linder NOGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
Jim Marshall YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
Kendrick Meek YESFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Adam Putnam NOFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
George Radanovich NOCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
Bernie Sanders YESVermont Independent
Vic Snyder YESArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Hilda Solis YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Ellen Tauscher YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Diane Watson YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2010)