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Bob Dole on Government Reform

Former Republican Senator (KS)


Develop public financing for Congressional races

Sen. Dole sponsored S.1672 (with 1 co-sponsor): The Congressional Campaign Reform Act:
  1. Increase from $1,000 to $1,500 the amount a person may contribute to a candidate and his authorized political committees for an election for Federal office; and
  2. Decrease from $5,000 to $3,000 the amount a multicandidate political committee may contribute to a candidate and the candidate's political committees.
Source: Bill sponsorship archives from the Library of Congress , Sep 9, 1987

Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto.

Approval of the presidential line-item veto authority.
Status: Conf Rpt Agreed to Y)69; N)31
Reference: Conference Report on S. 4; Bill S. 4 ; vote number 1996-56 on Mar 27, 1996

Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts.

To exclude certain items from the Congressional Gift Ban.
Status: Amdt Failed Y)39; N)60; NV)1
Reference: Murkowski Amdt to S. 1061; Bill S. 1061 ; vote number 1995-339 on Jul 28, 1995

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