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    This page contains Congressional resolutions. Resolutions indicate the topics that legislators care about, but cannot legislate about.

00-NGA3 on Aug 15, 2000

Resolution: the National Governors Association policy:
Source: NGA policy NR-11, Global Climate Change Domestic Policy
    Considering the evidence and the risks of both overreaction and underreaction, the Governors recommend that the federal government continue its climate research, including regional climate research, to improve scientific understanding of global climate change. The Governors also recommend taking steps that are cost-effective and offer other social and economic benefits beyond reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In particular, the Governors support voluntary partnerships to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while achieving other economic and environmental goals.
  • The Governors are committed to working in partnership with the federal government, businesses, environmental groups, and others to develop and implement voluntary programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in conjunction with conserving energy, protecting the environment, and strengthening the economy.
  • The Governors urge that those who have successfully achieved reductions of greenhouse emissions receive appropriate credit for their early actions. The Governors strongly encourage these kinds of voluntary efforts.
  • The Governors believe that federally required implementation of any treaty provisions, including those that mandate limits or reductions of greenhouse gas emissions, must not occur before the U.S. Senate ratifies an international agreement and Congress passes enabling legislation.
  • The Governors support continued federal funding for research and development technology in this area. They also believe it is essential to engage the private sector by fostering technology partnerships between industry and government. Public-private partnerships serve to achieve desired environmental goals, speed the introduction of new technologies to the marketplace, and meet consumer needs and product affordability goals, while avoiding market distortions and job losses.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Question 18: Prioritize green energy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Energy & Oil
  • Headline: Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically (Score: 0)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 00-NGA3

Roy Barnes s1aGA Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002) 
Mel Carnahan s1aMO Democratic Senator (Former) 
Tom Carper s1aDE Democratic Sr Senator 
Ben Cayetano s1aHI Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002) 
Gray Davis s1aCA Former Democratic 
Howard Dean s1aPOTUS Democrat 
Parris Glendening s1aMD Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002) 
Jim Hodges s1aSC00 Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002) 
James Hunt s1aNC00 Former Democrat Governor (1993-2000) 
John Kitzhaber s1aOR Democratic Governor 
Gary Locke s1aWA Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce) 
Frank O'Bannon s1aIN Former Democratic Governor (1997-2003) 
Edward Schafer s1aND Former Democratic Governor (1992-2000); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA) 
Jeanne Shaheen s1aNH Democratic Sr Senator 
Don Siegelman s1aAL Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002) 
Tauese Sunia s1aAS00 Former Democratic Governor 
Tom Vilsack s1aIA Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002); Cabinet Sec'y (USDA) 



Republicans participating in 00-NGA3

Lincoln Almond s1aRI00 Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
George W. Bush s1aPOTUS Republican 
Jeb Bush s1aFL Republican Governor 
Paul Celucci s1aMA02 Former Republican Governor (1999-2001) 
Kirk Fordice s1aMS00 Former Republican Governor (1992-1999) 
Mike Foster s1aLA Former Republican Governor (1996-2003) 
Jim Geringer s1aWY Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
Jim Gilmore s1aVA Republican Senate Challenger; previously Governor 
Bill Graves s1aKS Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
Kenny Guinn s1aNV Former Republican Governor (1999-2006) 
Jane Dee Hull s1aAZ Former Republican Governor (1997-2002) 
Bill Janklow s1aSD00 Former Republican Governor (1979=1986 & 1995-2002) 
Mike Johanns s1aNE Former Republican Governor (2005-2007); elected Senator 2008 
Frank Keating s1aOK00 Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
William Owens s1aCO Former Republican Governor (1999-2006) 
George Pataki s1aNY Former Republican Governor (1995-2006) 
Marc Racicot s1aMT00 Former Republican Governor (1993-2000) 
Tom Ridge s1aPA Former Republican Governor (1995-2001); DHS Cabinet Sec'y 
John Rowland s1aCT Former Republican Governor (1995-2004) 
George Ryan s1aIL Former Republican Governor (1999-2002) 
Don Sundquist s1aTN00 Former Republican Governor (1995-2002) 
Bob Taft s1aOH Former Republican Governor (1999-2006) 
Cecil Underwood s1aWV00 Republican Candidate 2000 



Independents participating in 00-NGA3

Sila Calderon s1aPR00 Former Puerto Rico Governor (2001-2004) 
Carl Gutierrez s1aGU00 Former Guam Governor 
Mike Huckabee s1aAR Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008) 
Gary Johnson s1aNM Libertarian Gubernatorial Challenger 
Dirk Kempthorne s1aID Former GOP Governor (1999-2006); and Cabinet Sec'y. 
Angus King s1aME Former Independent Governor (1995-2002) 
Tony Knowles s1aAK Former 2008 Senate Dem. primary challenger 
Mike Leavitt s1aUS Cabinet-2008 
Pedro Tenorio s1aIT00 Former Marianas Governor (1982-1990) 
Tommy Thompson s1aUS Cabinet-2005 
Charles Turnbull s1aVI00 Former Virgin Islands Governor 
Jesse Ventura s1aMN Former Independent Governor (1999-2002) 
Christie Todd Whitman s1aUS Cabinet-2005 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 17
Republicans: 23
Independents: 13


















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