OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate VoteMatch_Quiz
 Notebooks:   |   Bill   Sponsorships   Policy   Reports   Memberships/   Affiliations   Group   Ratings   Court   Rulings   Congressional   Surveys 
       

Bill Sponsorships
Policy Reports
Memberships / Affiliations
Group Ratings
Court Rulings
Senate Surveys


Bill Sponsorships:
Congressional bills 2011-2012
Congressional bills 2009-2010
2008 Presidential Contenders' bills
Congressional bills 1998-2008
2010 Senate signature bills
2008 Senate signature bills
2008 Presidential signature bills
Pres. Barack Obama's Senate signature bills
V.P. Joe Biden's Senate signature bills
Rep. Ron Paul's House signature bills
Sen. John McCain's Senate signature bills
Sen. Hillary Clinton's Senate signature bills


Memberships:
Congressional memberships 2012
Congressional memberships 2001-2011
112th Congress Committees
Congressional Caucuses
Congressional Group Ratings


Surveys:
Surveys: Collection of all surveys in one summary.
2012 Project Vote Smart
2012 Christian Coalition voter guide
2010 Christian Coalition voter guide
2010 Faith2Action.org voter guide
2010 Project Vote Smart
Contract From America
Contract With America


Reports & Letters:
Governmental Reports
Resolutions
Resolutions 2011
Letters
Letters 2011
Supreme Court Rulings
Supreme Court 2011:


Grids:
2008 Presidential
2004 Presidential
2000 Presidential
2008 Issues
2004 Issues
2000 Issues


Senate Votes:
2008-2011
Through 2011
Through 2009
Through 2007
Through 2003
1994-1999


House Votes:
2008-2011
Through 2011
1994-2004
1999-2003


  

    This page contains letters signed by elected officials, usually written to the President or relevant members of Congress.

10-GOV1 on Oct 1, 2009

Decided Oct 2, 2009
Letter: a letter from 22 Governors to Congressional leaders:
Source: Letter from CO Gov. Bill Ritter and 21 other Governors
In a letter to congressional leadership, 22 governors are urging federal lawmakers to adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year to provide families and businesses with much-needed security and stability.

"We commend you and your colleagues for provisions included in your bills that will help states," the governors wrote. "Many of the provisions will allow states to achieve long term savings and help cover those who currently go without health coverage. We recognize that health reform is a shared responsibility and everyone, including state governments, needs to partner to reform our broken health care system."

"Efforts at the federal level, like the recent and critical investments that support states' HIV and prevention initiatives, are beginning the work to lower health care costs. Our citizens and our states, however, will only achieve the health care security and stability they need if we succeed in working together to achieve health care reform."


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Question 5: Expand ObamaCare Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Health Care
  • Headline: Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 3.
  • Headline: Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year (Answer: A)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 3 on Healthcare: When you think about healthcare reform in the United States, which of the following solutions is closest to your opinion?
    • A: The Government should be the sole provider of healthcare insurance
    • B: The Government should have a major role in providing healthcare insurance
    • C: The Government should have a limited role in providing healthcare insurance
    • D: Only private companies should provide healthcare insurance
    • E: Unsure


  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 10-GOV1

John Baldacci s1sMaine Democrat 
Steve Beshear s1sKY Democratic Governor 
Jon Corzine s1sNJ Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Chet Culver s1sIA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
Jim Doyle s1sWI Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Christine Gregoire s1sWA Former Democratic Governor (2005-2013) 
Tim Kaine s1sVA Democratic Challenger 
Ted Kulongoski s1sOR Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Joe Manchin III s1sWV Democratic Senator 
Jack Markell s1sDE Democratic Governor 
Martin O`Malley s1sMD Democratic Governor 
Mark Parkinson s1sKS Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010) 
David Paterson s1sNY Former Democratic Governor (2008-2010) 
Deval Patrick s1sMA Democratic Governor 
Pat Quinn s1sIL Democratic Governor 
Ed Rendell s1sPA Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Bill Richardson s1sNM Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) and Cabinet Sec'y 
Bill Ritter s1sCO Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 
Brian Schweitzer s1sMT Former Democratic Challenger (now Governor) 
Ted Strickland s1sOH Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 



Republicans participating in 10-GOV1



Independents participating in 10-GOV1

Jennifer Granholm s1sMI Previously Democratic Governor 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 20
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1


















Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.