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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

13-S0004 on Jan 22, 2013

Bill Sponsorship: Rebuild America Act
Source: S.4
    Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should:
  • create jobs and support businesses while improving the nation's global competitiveness by modernizing and strengthening our national infrastructure;
  • invest resources in transportation corridors that promote commerce and reduce congestion;
  • update and enhance the U.S. network of rail, dams, and ports;
  • develop innovative financing mechanisms for infrastructure to leverage federal funds with private sector partners;
  • invest in critical infrastructure to reduce energy waste and bolster investment in clean energy jobs and industries;
  • invest in clean energy technologies that help free the United States from its dependence on oil;
  • eliminate wasteful tax subsidies that promote pollution and fail to reduce our reliance on foreign oil;
  • spur innovation by facilitating the development of new cutting-edge broadband internet technology and improving internet access for all Americans;
  • modernize, renovate, and repair elementary and secondary school buildings in order to support improved educational outcomes;
  • invest in the nation's crumbling water infrastructure to protect public health and reduce pollution;
  • upgrade and repair the nation's system of flood protection infrastructure to protect public safety; and
  • invest in U.S. infrastructure to address vulnerabilities to natural disasters and the impacts of extreme weather.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Question 20: Stimulus better than market-led recovery Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Technology
  • Headline: Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored strengthening infrastructure: rail, dams, Internet (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 1.
  • Headline: Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored strengthening infrastructure: rail, dams, Internet (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 1 on Economy: When you think about the US budget deficit, which of the following solutions is closest to your opinion?
    • A: Cutting existing programs
    • B: More spending cuts than tax increases (mix of both solutions)
    • C: More tax increases than spending cuts (mix of both solutions)
    • D: Raising Taxes
    • 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 13-S0004

Barbara Boxer s1oCA Democratic Jr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Sherrod Brown s1oOH Democratic Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Maria Cantwell s1oWA Democratic Jr SenatorJan 23, 2013
Chris Coons s1oDE Democratic Jr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Richard Durbin s1oIL Democratic Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr SenatorJan 24, 2013
Kirsten Gillibrand s1oNew York DemocratJan 22, 2013
Tom Harkin s1oIA Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2014)Jan 22, 2013
Amy Klobuchar s1oMN Democrat/DFL Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Frank Lautenberg s1oNJ Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014)Jan 22, 2013
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014)Jan 22, 2013
Harry Reid s2pNV Democratic Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Brian Schatz s1oHI Democratic Jr Senator AppointeeJan 22, 2013
Charles Schumer s1oNY Democratic Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013
Ron Wyden s1oOR Democratic Sr SenatorJan 22, 2013



Republicans participating in 13-S0004



Independents participating in 13-S0004



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 15
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0


















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