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Congressman Steve Kagen

Kagen Legislation: The First 100 Days

This table contains a partial list of bipartisan accomplishments by Congressman Steve Kagen to bring positive change and a new direction for America.

 

LEGISLATION

GOALS

BENEFITS TO
OUR DISTRICT

KAGEN VOTE

OVERALL
VOTE

H.R. 1

ENACTS RECOMMENDATIONS
OF 9/11 COMISSION ON HOMELAND SECURITY

245 POLICE + FIRE DEPARTMENTS CAN APPLY FOR EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT GRANTS

Y

239-188

Yeas: 231 D, 68 R
Nays: 128 R

H. RES. 6

ENACTS FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY
INTEGRITY + TRANSPARENCY
IN OUR GOVERNMENT

RESTORED PAY-AS-YOU-GO
ENDED LOBBYISTS INFLUENCE
BANNED GIFTS + TRAVEL LOBBYISTS;
AND ENACTED
OPENNESS IN EARMARKS

Y  
H.R. 2

INCREAASES MINIMUM WAGE
TO $7.25 / HOUR

17,727 HOUSEHOLDS
MAY EARN MORE MONEY

Y

315-116

Yeas: 233 D, 82 R
Nays: 116 R

H.R. 3

STEM CELL PROGRESS

MEDICAL TREATMENTS + CURES:
DIABETES, CANCER PARKINSONISM

Y

253-174

Yeas: 216 D, 37 R
Nays: 16 D, 158 R

H.R. 4

LOWER DRUG PRICES
FOR SENIORS
IN MEDICARE PART D

67,997 SENIORS
MAY PAY LESS
FOR PRESCRiPTION DRUGS

Y

255-170

Yeas: 231 D, 24 R
Nays: 170 R

H.R. 5

CUT INTEREST RATES
IN HALF FOR STUDENT LOANS

10,304 CURRENT
STUDENT LOANS
COLLEGE + TECHNICAL SCHOOL

Y

356-71

Yeas: 232 D, 124 R
Nays: 71 R

H.R. 6

REPEALS TAX BREAKS
FOR BIG OIL;
FUNDS RENEWABLE
ENERGY SOURCES

3,271 FAMILY FARMS
GROWING CORN MAY BENEFIT
FROM ETHANOL PRODUCTION

Y

264-163

Yeas: 228 D, 36 R
Nays: 4 D, 169 R

H.R. 327

PREVENT SUICIDE
IN VETERANS

64,434 VETERANS IN 8th DISTRICT
3,052 WI VETS SERVED
IN IRAQ + AFGHANISTAN

Y  
H.J. RES. 20

COMPLETED UNFINISHED BUSINESS FROM
109TH CONGRESS

INCREASED FUNDING FOR
VETERANS HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION, FBI, COPS, HOUSING, HEAD START, INDIAN HEALTH
NIH, NSF

Y

286-140

Yeas: 229 D, 57 R
Nays: 2 D, 138 R

H.R. 943

TAX BREAKS
TO VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS, EMERGENCY RESPONDERS

93 VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS

   
H.R. 811

REQUIRE VOTING MACHINES
HAVE PAPER RECORDS

400,000 VOTERS GAIN
CONFIDENCE VOTES
WILL BE COUNTED

   
H.R. 365

ASSISTS LAW ENFORCEMENT IDENTIFY AND CLEAN UP
METH LABS

245 POLICE + FIRE DEPARTMENTS BETTER EQUIPPED TO RESPOND TO METH PROBLEM

Y15

426-2

Yeas: 231 D, 195 R
Nays: 2 R

H.R. 800 EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT EMPLOYEES MAY BARGAIN
FOR HIGHER WAGES
Y 241-185
Yeas: 228 D, 13 R
Nays: 2 D, 183 R

H.R. 700, 720

INVEST IN OUR INFRASTRUCTURE:
BUILDING WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANTS
GRANTS FOR SMALL AND
RURAL COMMUNITIES
TO TREAT WASTEWATER
HR 700: Y
HR 720: Y
HR 700: 368-59
Yeas: 230 D, 138 R
Nays: 59 R
HR 720: 303-108
Yeas: 224 D, 79 R
Nays: 108 R
H.R. 1076 INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR RECREATIONAL INJURIES > 200,000 SNOWMOBILES
IN WISCONSIN THIS WINTER
   

H.R. 985, 1254,
1255, 1309

STRENGTHEN PROTECTION
FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS
REQUIRE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS + DONORS TO PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES
STRENGTHENS INTEGRITY
TRANSPARENCY
IN GOVERNMENT
Y  
H.R. 1362 CONTROLS NO-BID
GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
SAVES TAXPAYER MONEY
BRINGS ACCOUNTABILITY + COMPETITION TO GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS
Y

347-73
Yeas: 228 D, 119 R
Nays: 73 R

H.R. 1401 IMPROVES SECURITY ON RAILROADS, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION 414 MILES RAILROAD TRACK
7 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS MAY QUALIFY FOR SECURITY GRANTS + TRAINING
Y

246-182

Yeas: 229 D, 17 R
Nays: 2 D, 180 R

H.R. 1538 IMPROVES HEALTH CARE
FOR WOUNDED SERVICEMEMBERS
3,052 WISCONSIN VETS
SERVED IN IRAQ + AFGHANISTAN
Y 426-0
Yeas: 226 D, 200 R
H. CON RES. 99 HELP FOR MEDICARE + VETERANS 89,418 ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE
64,434 VETERANS IN DISTRICT
Y

216-212

Yeas: 216 D
Nays: 12 D, 200 R

HR 1591 SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
IRAQ ACCOUNTABILITY
VETERAN’S HEALTHCARE
EXTENDS MILC PROGRAM
64,434 VETERANS
2,377 DAIRY FARMS
IN 8th DISTRICT
Y

218-212

Yeas: 216 D, 2 R
Nays: 14 D, 198 R

H.R. 1521 BE KIND TO SENIORS
WHO SIGN-UP LATE
TO MEDICARE PART D
89,418 ELDERS
AGE 65 AND OVER