Waxman-Markey, Context in the Voting Records

Three hours of debate on H.R. 2454 started at 12:46 p.m. The bill has been introduced on the floor by its sponsors, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA). Both describes the legislation as a “jobs bill.”

Rep. Waxman’s record on NAM-designated key votes:

  • 110th Congress, 2007-2008: 30 percent
  • 109th Congress, 2005-2006: 4 percent
  • 108th Congress, 2003-2004: 14 percent
  • 107th Congress, 2001-2002: 5 percent
  • 106th Congress, 1999-2000: 17 percent

Rep. Markey’s record on NAM-designated key votes

  • 110th Congress, 2007-2008: 20 percent
  • 109th Congress, 2005-2006: 4 percent
  • 108th Congress, 2003-2004: 0 percent
  • 107th Congress, 2001-2002: 0 percent
  • 106th Congress, 1999-2000: 4 percent

 

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