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2009-S542 on Jan 6, 2009

Bill Sponsorship: Stop the Congressional Pay Raise Act
Source: S.542&HR.156
A bill to prevent Members of Congress from receiving any automatic pay adjustment in 2010.

For purposes of the provision of law amended by section 704(a)(2)(B) of the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5318 note), no adjustment under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, shall be considered to have taken effect in fiscal year 2010 in the rates of pay under the General Schedule.

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Question 16: Make voter registration easier Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Government Reform
  • Headline: Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises (Score: 1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill repealing automatic Congressional pay raises (Score: 1)

  • 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 2009-S542

John Adler s1sNew Jersey Democrat (until 2010) 
Jason Altmire s1sPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Michael Arcuri s1sNew York Democrat (until 2010) 
Brian Baird s1sWashington Democrat (until 2010) 
John Barrow s1sGA Democratic Senate candidate 
Mark Begich s1sAK Democratic Jr Senator 
Michael Bennet s1sCO Democratic Jr Senator 
Shelley Berkley s1sNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
John Boccieri s1sOhio Democratic challenger 
Bobby Bright s1sAlabama Democratic Challenger 
Sherrod Brown s1sOH Democratic Sr Senator 
Roland Burris s1sIL Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Chris Carney s1sPennsylvania Democrat (Retired 2010) 
Tom Carper s1sDE Democratic Sr Senator 
Bob Casey s1sPA Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer 
Travis Childers s1sMississippi Democrat (until 2010) 
Steve Cohen s1sTennessee Democrat 
Henry Cuellar s1sTexas Democrat 
Kathy Dahlkemper s1sPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010) 
Peter Defazio s1sOregon Democrat 
Chris Dodd s1sCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Joe Donnelly s1sIN Democratic Challenger 
Byron Dorgan s1sND Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Steven Driehaus s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
Richard Durbin s1sIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Chet Edwards s1sTexas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Donna Edwards s1sMaryland Democrat (retiring 2016) 
Russell Feingold s1sPOTUS Democrat 
Bill Foster s1sIllinois Democrat 
Gabby Giffords s1sArizona Democrat (Resigned 2012) 
Kirsten Gillibrand s1sNew York Democrat 
Parker Griffith s1sAL Democratic Challenger for Governor 
Kay Hagan s1sNC Democratic Jr Senator 
John Hall s1sNew York Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Martin Heinrich s1sNew Mexico Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Baron Hill s1sIN Democratic Senate candidate 
Paul Hodes s1sNew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010) 
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Steve Kagen s1sWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Marcy Kaptur s1sOhio Democrat 
Dale Kildee s1sMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Mary Jo Kilroy s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
Ron Kind s1sWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Ann Kirkpatrick s1sArizona Democrat (retiring 2016) 
Larry Kissell s1sNorth Carolina Democrat 
Amy Klobuchar s1sMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator 
Suzanne Kosmas s1sFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Frank Kratovil s1sMaryland Democrat (until 2010) 
Carl Levin s1sMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Blanche Lambert Lincoln s1sAR Former Democratic Senator 
David Loebsack s1sIowa Democrat 
Dan Maffei s1sNew York Democrat 
Betsy Markey s1sColorado Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Jim Marshall s1sGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Eric Massa s1sNew York Democrat (until 2010) 
Claire McCaskill s1sMO Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor 
Mike McIntyre s1sNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2014) 
Michael Michaud s1sMaine Democratic Governor Challenger 
Harry Mitchell s2pArizona Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
Patrick Joseph Murphy s1sPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010) 
Patty Murray s1sWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Ben Nelson s1sNE Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Bill Nelson s1sFL Democratic Sr Senator 
Eleanor Holmes Norton s1sDistrict of Columbia Democrat 
Glenn Nye s1sVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Tom Perriello s1sVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Gary Peters s1sMI Democratic Challenger 
Collin Peterson s1sMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Chellie Pingree s1sMaine Democrat 
David Eugene Price s1sNorth Carolina Democrat 
Mark Pryor s1sAR Democratic Sr Senator 
Jack Reed s1sRI Democratic Sr Senator 
Harry Reid s2pNV Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring 2016) 
John Rockefeller s1sWV Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Mark Schauer s1sMI Democratic Challenger for Governor 
Charles Schumer s1sNY Democratic Sr Senator 
Carol Shea-Porter s1sNew Hampshire Democrat 
Heath Shuler s1sNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2012) 
Zack Space s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
Debbie Stabenow s1sMI Democratic Jr Senator 
Bart Stupak s1sMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Gene Taylor s1sMississippi Democratic Challenger 
Harry Teague s1sNew Mexico Democrat (until 2010) 
Jon Tester s1sMT Democratic Jr Senator 
Dina Titus s1sNevada Democrat 
Niki Tsongas s1sMassachusetts Democrat 
Mark Udall s1sCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Tom Udall s1sNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008) 
Tim Walz s1sMinnesota Democrat 

Republicans participating in 2009-S542

Rodney Alexander s1sLouisiana Republican (resigned 2014) 
Steve Austria s1sOhio Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Michele Bachmann s1sMinnesota Republican (retiring 2014) 
Roscoe Bartlett s1sMaryland Republican 
Judy Biggert s1sIllinois Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s1sTennessee Republican 
Paul Broun s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Vern Buchanan s1sFlorida Republican 
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
John Howard Coble s1sNorth Carolina Republican (retiring 2014) 
Mike Coffman s1sColorado Republican 
Charles Dent s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Jo Ann Emerson s1sMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Jeff Flake s1sArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
John Fleming s1sLA Republican Senate candidate 
Randy Forbes s1sVirginia Republican 
Bob Goodlatte s1sVirginia Republican 
Kay Granger s1sTexas Republican 
Samuel Graves s1sMissouri Republican 
Brett Guthrie s1sKentucky Republican 
Lynn Jenkins s1sKansas Republican 
Timothy Johnson s1sIllinois Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Walter Beaman Jones s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
John Kline s1sMinnesota Republican 
Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican 
Chris Lee s1sNew York Republican (Resigned 2011) 
Frank LoBiondo s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Blaine Luetkemeyer s1sMissouri Republican 
Cynthia Lummis s1sWyoming Republican 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Michael McCaul s1sTexas Republican 
Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican 
Jeff Miller s1sFlorida Republican 
Jerry Moran s1sKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Tim Murphy s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Sue Myrick s1sNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Pete Olson s1sTexas Republican 
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Tom Petri s1sWisconsin Republican 
Todd Platts s1sPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Bill Posey s1sFlorida Republican 
Phil Roe s1sTennessee Republican 
Tom Rooney s1sFlorida Republican 
Steve Scalise s1sLA Republican challenger 
John Shimkus s1sIllinois Republican 
Cliff Stearns s1sFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
Pat Tiberi s1sOhio Republican 
Fred Upton s1sMichigan Republican 

Independents participating in 2009-S542

Brad Ellsworth s1sIN 2010 Democratic Challenger 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 90
Republicans: 49
Independents: 1

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