114th Congress House Republican Idaho
Last Updated on: 1/9/2015  

Rep. Raul Labrador

(R) ID     DISTRICT 1

Rep. Raul Labrador
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Rep. Labrador Lifetime Average: 85%

VOTES (9 of 9)

TITLE DESCRIPTION HA POSITION REP POSITION
KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE ACT The 1,200 mile pipeline, which enjoys broad bipartisan support, would transport 380,000 barrels of oil daily from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast and would create an estimated 15,000 jobs. The State Department conducted numerous reviews of the project\'s environmental impacts on soil, wetlands, water resources, vegetation, fish, wildlife, and endangered species and repeatedly confirmed it would be safe.
Amnesty-Stopping DHS Appropriations Bill When President Obama took action to, as he said \"change the law\", the outcry from Congress was widespread. Republicans and Democrats alike took issue with the President on the process and the policy. The half-measures and strongly worded statements that followed have been insufficient given the magnitude of the challenge. The only way Congress can retain its constitutional authority — and fight for hardworking Americans all across the country — is to swiftly deny funding and resources for the program.
NO TAXPAYER FUNDING FOR ABORTION The House voted on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 (H.R. 7). The bill, sponsored by Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ), would establish a permanent, government-wide prohibition on federal taxpayer funding of abortion and health benefits plans that include coverage of abortion, as well as prevent federal tax dollars from being entangled in abortion coverage under Obamacare.
FULL REPEAL OF OBAMACARE This vote would fully repeal of Obamacare. This is an important, but not sufficient vote: it forms the beginning of a multi-month effort that should culminate with the House and Senate using the reconciliation process to send a bill that fully repeals Obamacare to the President’s desk.
DHS FUNDING BILL AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE The House voted on the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act (H.R. 240), as amended by the Senate. The Senate amendment, offered by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) removed essential language included by the House. As amended, H.R. 240 does nothing to prevent the President Obama\'s unconstitutional amnesty.
AMTRAK REAUTHORIZATION Introduced by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA), Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Jeffrey Denham (R-CA), and Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA), the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 (H.R. 749) authorizes $7.2 billion in spending for Amtrak and other rail programs through 2019 and claims to make numerous reforms, though those reforms are suspect.
TABLE SENATE AMENDMENT TO DHS FUNDING The House voted to table the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act (H.R. 240), as amended by the Senate, after the bill had been brought to the floor via House Rule 22. The Senate amendment, offered by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) removed essential language included by the House. As amended, H.R. 240 does nothing to prevent the President Obama\'s unconstitutional amnesty. A vote against tabling the bill was an affirmative vote in favor of the legislation.
RE-AUTHORIZE DISCRIMINATORY HOUSING PRACTICES IN HAWAII The House voted on the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 360). Introduced by Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM), the bill would reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996. In doing so, it would re-authorize the discriminatory housing policies implemented in Hawaii by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
RSC BLUEPRINT FOR A BALANCED BUDGET The House voted on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget offered by the Republican Study Committee. The RSC\'s Blueprint for a Balanced Budget, introduced by Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) and Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX), would balance in six years, reduce non-defense discretionary spending, reestablish national defense spending to support the military, repeal and replace Obamacare, reform Medicare and Medicaid, safeguard Social Security, and enact pro-growth tax reform.
$500 BILLION DOC FIX DEAL The House voted on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2). The bill, negotiated by Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), would permanently repeal Medicare\'s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) while making some small-scale reforms to the entitlement program and extending other programs such as the Clinton-era Children\'s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The package will likely increase America\'s debt by $500 billion over the next two decades.
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