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    This page contains bills sponsored by incumbent Senators who are running for re-election in 2008, plus House incumbents running for Senate in 2008. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on. These bills are selected as the "signature issue" that each legislator focused on.

07-S2128 on Oct 2, 2007

Signature Legislation: permanently banning state & local taxation of Internet access
Source: Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (S.2128)
Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act of 2007 - Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.

Related bills: H.R.743, H.R.1077, H.R.3678, S.156.


  • Topic: Technology
  • Headline: Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access
  • Headline 2: Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access

  • 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 07-S2128

Tom Allen s2oMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Jason Altmire s2oPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Rob Andrews s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
Michael Arcuri s2oNew York Democrat (until 2010) 
Joe Baca s2oCalifornia Democratic Challenger 
Brian Baird s2oWashington Democrat (until 2010) 
John Barrow s2oGeorgia Democrat 
Marion Berry s2oArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Sanford Bishop s2oGeorgia Democrat 
Timothy Bishop s2oNew York Democrat 
Dan Boren s2oOklahoma Democratic Governor Challenger 
Leonard Boswell s2oIowa Democrat 
Rick Boucher s2oVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Nancy Boyda s2oKansas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Robert Brady s2oPennsylvania Democrat 
Bruce Braley s2oIA Democratic Challenger 
G.K. Butterfield s2oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Lois Capps s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Chris Carney s2oPennsylvania Democrat (Retired 2010) 
Julia Carson s2oIndiana Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) 
Yvette Clarke s2oNew York Democrat 
Steve Cohen s2oTennessee Democrat 
Joe Courtney s2oConnecticut Democrat 
Joseph Crowley s2oNew York Democrat 
Elijah Cummings s2oMaryland Democrat 
Artur Davis s2oAlabama Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Joe Donnelly s2oIN Democratic Challenger 
Mike Doyle s2oPennsylvania Democrat 
Eliot Engel s2oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s1iCalifornia Democrat 
Sam Farr s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Chaka Fattah s2oPennsylvania Democrat 
Gabby Giffords s2oArizona Democrat (Resigned 2012) 
Kirsten Gillibrand s2oNew York Democrat 
Charles Gonzalez s2oTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Bart Gordon s2oTennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Al Green s2oTexas Democrat 
Raul Grijalva s2oArizona Democrat 
Ralph Moody Hall s2oTexas Democrat 
Phil Hare s2oIllinois Democrat (until 2010) 
Jane Harman s2oCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Stephanie Herseth s2oSouth Dakota Democratic (until 2010) 
Baron Hill s2oIndiana Democrat (until 2010) 
Paul Hodes s2oNew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010) 
Tim Holden s2oPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Mike Honda s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Darlene Hooley s2oOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Steve Israel s2oNew York Democrat 
Sheila Jackson Lee s2oTexas Democrat 
William Jefferson s2oLouisiana Democrat 
Stephanie Tubbs Jones s2oOhio Former Dem. (Deceased, 2008) 
Patrick Kennedy s2oRhode Island Democrat (until 2010) 
John Kerry s2oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Dale Kildee s2oMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Ron Kind s2oWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Ron Klein s2oFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Nicholas Lampson s2oTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Patrick Leahy s2oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Zoe Lofgren s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Tim Mahoney s2oFlorida Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Carolyn Maloney s2oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Jim Matheson s2oUtah Democrat 
Doris Matsui s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Jerry McNerney s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Gregory Meeks s2oNew York Dem./Working-Families 
Michael Michaud s2oMaine Democratic Governor Challenger 
Harry Mitchell s2oArizona Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Chris Murphy s2oConnecticut Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Patrick Joseph Murphy s2oPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010) 
Eleanor Holmes Norton s2oDistrict of Columbia Democrat 
Frank Pallone s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
Silvestre Reyes s2oTexas Democrat 
Ciro Rodriguez s2oTexas Democrat (until 2010) 
Mike Ross s2oArkansas Democratic Governor Challenger 
Steven Rothman s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
Tim Ryan s2oOhio Democrat 
John Salazar s2oColorado Democrat (Unseated 2010) 
Loretta Sanchez s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s2oIllinois Democrat 
Allyson Schwartz s2oPennsylvania Democratic Governor Challenger 
David Scott s2oGeorgia Democrat 
Heath Shuler s2oNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2012) 
Albio Sires s2oNew Jersey Democrat 
David Adam Smith s2oWashington Democrat 
Zack Space s2oOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
John Spratt s2oSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010) 
Ellen Tauscher s2oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Mike Thompson s2oCalifornia Democrat 
Ed Towns s2oNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
James Webb s2oVA Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Robert Wexler s2oFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 
Ron Wyden s1iOR Democratic Sr Senator 
Albert Wynn s2oMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
John Yarmuth s2oKentucky Democrat 



Republicans participating in 07-S2128

Robert Aderholt s2oAlabama Republican 
Todd Akin s2oMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Rodney Alexander s2oLouisiana Republican 
Wayne Allard s2oCO Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Michele Bachmann s2oMinnesota Republican 
Gresham Barrett s2oSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
Roscoe Bartlett s2oMaryland Republican 
Joe Linus Barton s2oTexas Republican 
Judy Biggert s2oIllinois Republican 
Brian Bilbray s2oCalifornia Republican 
Gus Bilirakis s2oFlorida Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s2oTennessee Republican 
Roy Blunt s2oMissouri Republican (until 2010) 
John Boehner s2oOhio Republican 
Jo Bonner s2oAlabama Republican 
Mary Bono s2oCalifornia Republican 
John Boozman s2oAR Republican Jr Senator 
Charles Boustany s2oLouisiana Republican 
Kevin Brady s2oTexas Republican 
Henry Brown s2oSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
Sam Brownback s2oKS Republican Governor 
Vern Buchanan s2oFlorida Republican 
Jim Bunning s2oKY Republican Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Michael Burgess s2oTexas Republican 
Dan Burton s2oIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Steve Buyer s2oIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
Ken Calvert s2oCalifornia Republican 
Dave Camp s2oMichigan Republican 
John Campbell s2oCalifornia Republican 
Eric Cantor s2oVirginia Republican 
Shelley Moore Capito s2oWest Virginia Republican 
John Carter s2oTexas Republican 
Steve Chabot s2oOhio Republican 
Saxby Chambliss s2oGA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
John Howard Coble s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Tom Coburn s2oOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Thad Cochran s2oMS Republican Sr Senator 
Tom Cole s2oOklahoma Republican 
Mike Conaway s2oTexas Republican 
Larry Craig s2oID Former Republican Senator (until 2008) 
Michael Crapo s2oID Republican Sr Senator 
Ander Crenshaw s2oFlorida Republican 
Barbara Cubin s2oWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008) 
John Culberson s2oTexas Republican 
David Davis s2oTennessee Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Geoff Davis s2oKentucky Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jo Ann Davis s2oVirginia Republican 
Tom Davis s2oVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Nathan Deal s2oGA Republican Governor 
Jim DeMint s2oSC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Charles Dent s2oPennsylvania Republican 
Mario Diaz-Balart s2oFlorida Republican 
John Doolittle s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Thelma Drake s2oVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008) 
David Dreier s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Vernon Ehlers s2oMichigan Republican (until 2010) 
Phil English s2oPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008) 
John Ensign s2oNV Republican Jr Senator 
Terry Everett s2oAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Mary Fallin s2oOK Republican Governor 
Mike Ferguson s2oNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jeff Flake s2oArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Randy Forbes s2oVirginia Republican 
Jeff Fortenberry s2oNebraska Republican 
Vito Fossella s2oNew York Rep./Cons. challenger 
Virginia Foxx s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Trent Franks s2oArizona Republican 
Elton Gallegly s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Scott Garrett s2oNew Jersey Republican 
Jim Gerlach s2oPennsylvania Republican 
Wayne Gilchrest s2oMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Paul Gillmor s2oOhio Republican (Deceased 2007) 
Louie Gohmert s2oTexas Republican 
Bob Goodlatte s2oVirginia Republican 
Lindsey Graham s2oSC Republican Sr Senator 
Samuel Graves s2oMissouri Republican 
Denny Hastert s2oIllinois Republican (Retired 2007) 
Robin Hayes s2oNorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jeb Hensarling s2oTexas Republican 
Wally Herger s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Duncan Hunter s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
James Inhofe s2oOK Republican Sr Senator 
Sam Johnson s2oTexas Republican 
Walter Beaman Jones s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
Jim Jordan s2oOhio Republican 
Ric Keller s2oFlorida Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Steve King s2oIowa Republican 
John Kline s2oMinnesota Republican 
Joe Knollenberg s2oMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Randy Kuhl s2oNew York Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Doug Lamborn s2oColorado Republican 
Tom Latham s2oIowa Republican 
Jerry Lewis s2oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ron Lewis s2oKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Frank LoBiondo s2oNew Jersey Republican 
Trent Lott s2oMS Former Republican Senator (MS, 1989-2007) 
Frank Dean Lucas s2oOklahoma Republican 
Dan Lungren s2oCalifornia Republican 
Connie Mack s2oFL Former Republican Senator (until 2000) 
Donald Manzullo s2oIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
John McCain s2oAZ Republican Sr Senator 
Kevin McCarthy s2oCalifornia Republican 
Michael McCaul s2oTexas Republican 
Mitch McConnell s2oKY Republican Sr Senator 
Thad McCotter s2oMichigan Republican 
Patrick McHenry s2oNorth Carolina Republican 
John McHugh s2oNew York Republican/Conservative 
Buck McKeon s2oCalifornia Republican 
John Mica s2oFlorida Republican 
Gary Miller s2oCalifornia Republican 
Jeff Miller s2oFlorida Republican 
Tim Murphy s2oPennsylvania Republican 
Marilyn Musgrave s2oColorado Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Sue Myrick s2oNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Randy Neugebauer s2oTexas Republican 
Charlie Norwood s2oGeorgia Republican 
Devin Nunes s2oCalifornia Republican 
Ron Paul s2oPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Steve Pearce s2oNew Mexico Republican 
Mike Pence s2oIN Republican Governor 
John Peterson s2oPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008) 
Tom Petri s2oWisconsin Republican 
Charles Pickering s2oMississippi Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Joseph Pitts s2oPennsylvania Republican 
Todd Platts s2oPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jon Porter s2oNevada Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Tom Price s2oGeorgia Republican 
Jim Ramstad s2oMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Dennis Rehberg s2oMontana Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Dave Reichert s2oWashington Republican (Governor run 2012) 
Thomas Reynolds s2oNew York Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Mike Rogers s2oMichigan Republican 
Dana Rohrabacher s2oCalifornia Republican 
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen s2oFlorida Republican 
Peter Roskam s2oIllinois Republican 
Ed Royce s2oCalifornia Republican 
Paul Ryan s2oPOTUS Republican 
Bill Sali s2oIdaho Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jim Saxton s2oNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
James Sensenbrenner s2oWisconsin Republican 
Pete Sessions s2oTexas Republican 
John Shadegg s2oArizona Republican 
John Shimkus s2oIllinois Republican 
Mike Simpson s2oIdaho Republican 
Adrian Smith s2oNebraska Republican 
Christopher Smith s2oNew Jersey Republican 
Gordon Harold Smith s2oOR Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) 
Lamar Smith s2oTexas Republican 
Olympia Snowe s2oME Republican Sr Senator 
Cliff Stearns s2oFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
John Sullivan s2oOklahoma Republican 
John Sununu s1iNew Hampshire Republican 
Lee Terry s2oNebraska Republican 
Todd Tiahrt s2oKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Fred Upton s2oMichigan Republican 
Tim Walberg s2oMichigan Republican 
Greg Walden s2oOregon Republican 
Jim Walsh s2oNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008) 
John Warner s2oVA Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Dave Weldon s2oFL Republican Senate Challenger (Lost primary) 
Jerry Weller s2oIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Lynn Westmoreland s2oGeorgia Republican 
Ed Whitfield s2oKentucky Republican 
Heather Wilson s2oNew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008) 
Joe Wilson s2oSouth Carolina Republican 
Frank Wolf s2oVirginia Republican 
Bill Young s2oFlorida Republican 
Don Young s2oAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 07-S2128

Ginny Brown-Waite s2oFlorida Former GOP (until 2010) 
Donna Christensen s2oVirgin Islands - 
Elizabeth Dole s2oNC Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator 
Tom Feeney s2oFlorida Former GOP 
Virgil Goode s2oPOTUS Constitution Party Challenger 
Mel Martinez s2oFL Former GOP Senator (resigned 2009); previously HUD Secy. 
Kendrick Meek s2oFL 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. 
Charles Melancon s2oLA 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. 
George Radanovich s2oCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 94
Republicans: 168
Independents: 9


















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