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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

2008-S2555 on Jan 24, 2008

Bill Sponsorship: allowing states to define stricter emission standards
Source: Reducing Global Warming from Vehicles Act (S.2555&H.R.5560)
A bill to permit California and other States to effectively control greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles, and for other purposes. Amends the Clean Air Act to approve the application of the state of California for a waiver of federal preemption of its motor vehicle emission standards.


    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: Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards (Score: 2)

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



Democrats participating in 2008-S2555

Rob Andrews s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Shelley Berkley s1oNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Howard Berman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon Democrat 
Barbara Boxer s1pCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Maria Cantwell s1oWA Democratic Jr Senator 
Lois Capps s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Benjamin Cardin s1oMaryland Democrat 
Dennis Cardoza s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Russ Carnahan s1oMissouri Democrat 
Yvette Clarke s1oNew York Democrat 
Hillary Clinton s1oNY Former Democratic Senator (NY); now Secretary of State 
Joe Courtney s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Joseph Crowley s1oNew York Democrat 
Susan Davis s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Peter Defazio s1oOregon Democrat 
Diana DeGette s1oColorado Democrat 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Chris Dodd s1oCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Lloyd Doggett s1oTexas Democrat 
Richard Durbin s1oIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Keith Ellison s1oMinnesota Democrat 
Eliot Engel s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Sam Farr s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Bob Filner s1oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Raul Grijalva s1oArizona Democrat 
John Hall s1oNew York Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Jane Harman s1oCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Maurice Hinchey s1oNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Paul Hodes s1oNew Hampshire Democrat (until 2010) 
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Mike Honda s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Daniel Inouye s1oHI Democratic Sr Senator 
Jay Inslee s1oWA Democratic Governor 
Jesse Louis Jackson s1oIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Patrick Kennedy s1oRhode Island Democrat (until 2010) 
Ted Kennedy s1oMA Democratic Senator (until 2009) 
John Kerry s1oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Amy Klobuchar s1oMN Democrat/DFL Sr Senator 
Dennis Kucinich s1oOhio Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
James Langevin s1oRhode Island Democrat 
John Larson s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Frank Lautenberg s1oNJ Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Ed Markey s1oMA Democratic Challenger 
Doris Matsui s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Betty McCollum s1oMinnesota Democrat 
Jim McDermott s1oWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Jerry McNerney s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Robert Menendez s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Michael Michaud s1oMaine Democratic Governor Challenger 
Barbara Mikulski s1oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
Brad Miller s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat 
James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat 
Chris Murphy s1oConnecticut Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Patty Murray s1oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Bill Nelson s1oFL Democratic Sr Senator 
Barack Obama s1oIL Former Democratic Senator (until 2008) 
John Olver s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Frank Pallone s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
David Eugene Price s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Jack Reed s1oRI Democratic Sr Senator 
Lucille Roybal-Allard s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Linda Sanchez s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Loretta Sanchez s1oCalifornia Democrat 
John Sarbanes s1oMaryland Democrat 
Adam Schiff s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Charles Schumer s1oNY Democratic Sr Senator 
Jose Serrano s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Carol Shea-Porter s1oNew Hampshire Democrat 
Brad Sherman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Albio Sires s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1oWashington Democrat 
Hilda Solis s1oCA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
Pete Stark s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Ellen Tauscher s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Mike Thompson s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Chris Van Hollen s1oMaryland Democrat 
Henry Waxman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Peter Welch s1pVermont Democrat 
Robert Wexler s1oFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 
Sheldon Whitehouse s1oRI Democratic Jr Senator, previously attorney general 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
David Wu s1oOregon Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Ron Wyden s1oOR Democratic Sr Senator 



Republicans participating in 2008-S2555

Mary Bono s1oCalifornia Republican 
Susan Collins s1oME Republican Sr Senator 
David Dreier s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Christopher Shays s1oConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Olympia Snowe s1oME Republican Sr Senator 
John Warner s1oVA Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 



Independents participating in 2008-S2555

Joe Biden s1oDE Vice President 
Joseph Lieberman s1oCT Independent Sr Senator; Gore's VP nominee (Retiring) 
Bernie Sanders s1oVermont Independent 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 96
Republicans: 6
Independents: 3


















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