How Fiscally Conservative is John Boehner?
truthful politics analysed a portion of the voting record for Congressman John Boehner, Republican from Ohio. Some of the larger, or well-known, bills are listed including the cost or savings to the federal government. CBO stands for Congressional Budget Office and is a nonpartisan agency of the United States federal government.
- 2010 – voted for Prohibiting 2010-2011 Congressional Cost-of-Living Pay Increase (H.R. 5146)
- 2010 – voted against Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R. 4872, commonly referred to as the “Health Care Reform Reconciliation Bill”)
- saves $143 billion per the CBO
- 2009 – voted against Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590, commonly referred to as the “Health Care Reform Bill”)
- 2009 – voted against Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments (H.R. 1, commonly referred to as the “Stimulus Bill”)
- spends $787 billion per the CBO
- 2008 – voted for Financial Asset Purchase Authority and Tax Law Amendments (H.R. 1424, commonly referred to as the “Bailout Bill”)
- spends $700 billion per the CBO
- 2008 – voted for Economic Stimulus Plan (H.R. 5140)
- spends $124 billion per the CBO
- 2007 – voted against Pay-As-You-Go Rule (H.Res. 6)
- 2002 – voted for Medicare Modernization and Prescription Drug Act (H.R. 4954)
- spends $337 billion per the CBO
- 2001 – voted for No Child Left Behind Act (H.R. 1)
- spends $135 billion per the CBO
- 2001 – voted for Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (H.R. 1836)
- increases the debt by $1.35 trillion per the CBO
- 1995 – voted for Balanced Budget Proposed Constitutional Amendment (H.J. Res 1)
- 1993 – voted for Penny Amendment to the Government Reform and Savings Act of 1993 (H.Amdt. 416)
- saves $90 billion per Project Vote Smart
- 1993 – voted against Economic Stimulus Package (H.R. 1335)
- spends $26 billion per Project Vote Smart
According to The Washington Post, Congressman Boehner votes with his party 95.7% of the time. According to Open Congress, he votes with his party 97% of the time.
To access the voting record, click on Project Vote Smart, or OpenCongress, or The Washington Post. To access CBO estimates, click on Congressional Budget Office.
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