Key Vote Alert – “No” on SGR Replacement Bill (HR ___)

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KEY VOTE ALERT

“No” on SGR Replacement Bill (HR ___)

The Club for Growth urges all members of Congress to vote “NO” on the SGR Replacement Bill (HR ___) that was recently introduced in the House without being fully offset.  A vote on this bill which could include partial offset language yet to be released is expected sometime next week.  This vote will be included in the Club’s 2015 Congressional Scorecard.

For the past decade and a half, Congress has routinely passed “doc fix” bills that increased reimbursements to health care providers in the face of scheduled cuts.  These fixes papered over the well-intended Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula that tried to tamp down health care costs, but was extremely flawed.  In any legislation replacing the SGR formula, the Club’s top concern is that it is fully paid for with sensible reforms. Unfortunately, this bill falls woefully short of that goal.  News reports state that the 10-year cost of the new bill is $200 billion, of which only $70 billion will be offset.  Part of this huge price tag is a 2-year extension of CHIP, a program that should be terminated.  Worse, a cost estimate by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget suggests this bill will add $400 billion to the national debt over 20 years.  All of this, of course, assumes that Congress will abide by the $70 billion offset.  But we consider it far from certain that they will.

If an official cost estimate comes out that shows this bill is fully offset by real spending cuts or reforms, the Club will remove its objections to the plan.

Our Congressional Scorecard for the 114th Congress provides a comprehensive rating of how well or how poorly each member of Congress supports pro-growth, free-market policies and will be distributed to our members and to the public.

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Vote Results

Club Position

No

Required for Majority

1/2

Vote Results

Passed

Vote Number

144

Vote Date

March 26, 2015

Vote Counts

YEAs:

392

NAYs:

37

Not Voting:

4

Name

State

Party

Vote Position

Alma Adams

NC

D

Y

Pete Aguilar

CA

D

Y

Brad Ashford

NE

D

Y

Karen Bass

CA

D

Y

Joyce Beatty

OH

D

Y

Xavier Becerra

CA

D

Y

Ami Bera

CA

D

Y

Don Beyer

VA

D

Y

Sanford Bishop

GA

D

Y

Earl Blumenauer

OR

D

Y

Suzanne Bonamici

OR

D

Y

Brendan Boyle

PA

D

Y

Robert Brady

PA

D

Y

Corrine Brown

FL

D

Y

Julia Brownley

CA

D

Y

Cheri Bustos

IL

D

Y

G.K. Butterfield

NC

D

Y

Lois Capps

CA

D

Y

Michael Capuano

MA

D

Y

Tony Cardenas

CA

D

Y

John Carney

DE

D

Y

Andre Carson

IN

D

Y

Matthew Cartwright

PA

D

Y

Kathy Castor

FL

D

Y

Joaquin Castro

TX

D

Y

Judy Chu

CA

D

Y

David Cicilline

RI

D

Y

Katherine Clark

MA

D

Y

Yvette Clarke

NY

D

Y

Lacy Clay

MO

D

Y

Emanuel Cleaver

MO

D

Y

James Clyburn

SC

D

Y

Steve Cohen

TN

D

Y

Gerald Connolly

VA

D

Y

John Conyers

MI

D

Y

Jim Cooper

TN

D

N

Jim Costa

CA

D

Y

Joe Courtney

CT

D

Y

Joseph Crowley

NY

D

Y

Henry Cuellar

TX

D

Y

Elijah Cummings

MD

D

Y

Susan Davis

CA

D

Y

Danny Davis

IL

D

Y

Peter DeFazio

OR

D

Y

Diana DeGette

CO

D

Y

John Delaney

MD

D

Y

Rosa DeLauro

CT

D

Y

Suzan DelBene

WA

D

Y

Mark DeSaulnier

CA

D

Y

Ted Deutch

FL

D

Y

Debbie Dingell

MI

D

Y

Lloyd Doggett

TX

D

Y

Michael Doyle

PA

D

Y

Tammy Duckworth

IL

D

Y

Donna Edwards

MD

D

Y

Keith Ellison

MN

D

Y

Eliot Engel

NY

D

Y

Anna Eshoo

CA

D

Y

Elizabeth Esty

CT

D

Y

Sam Farr

CA

D

Y

Chaka Fattah

PA

D

Y

Bill Foster

IL

D

Y

Lois Frankel

FL

D

Y

Marcia Fudge

OH

D

Y

Tulsi Gabbard

HI

D

Y

Ruben Gallego

AZ

D

Y

John Garamendi

CA

D

Y

Gwen Graham

FL

D

Y

Alan Grayson

FL

D

Y

Gene Green

TX

D

Y

Al Green

TX

D

Y

Raul Grijalva

AZ

D

Y

Luis Gutierrez

IL

D

Y

Janice Hahn

CA

D

Y

Alcee Hastings

FL

D

Y

Denny Heck

WA

D

Y

Brian Higgins

NY

D

Y

James Himes

CT

D

Y

Ruben Hinojosa

TX

D

A

Michael Honda

CA

D

Y

Steny Hoyer

MD

D

Y

Jared Huffman

CA

D

Y

Steve Israel

NY

D

Y

Sheila Jackson-Lee

TX

D

Y

Hakeem Jeffries

NY

D

Y

Eddie Johnson

TX

D

Y

Henry Johnson

GA

D

Y

Marcy Kaptur

OH

D

Y

William Keating

MA

D

Y

Robin Kelly

IL

D

Y

Joseph Kennedy

MA

D

Y

Daniel Kildee

MI

D

Y

Derek Kilmer

WA

D

Y

Ron Kind

WI

D

Y

Ann Kirkpatrick

AZ

D

Y

Ann Kuster

NH

D

Y

James Langevin

RI

D

Y

Rick Larsen

WA

D

Y

John Larson

CT

D

Y

Brenda Lawrence

MI

D

Y

Barbara Lee

CA

D

Y

Sander Levin

MI

D

Y

John Lewis

GA

D

Y

Ted Lieu

CA

D

Y

Daniel Lipinski

IL

D

Y

David Loebsack

IA

D

Y

Zoe Lofgren

CA

D

Y

Alan Lowenthal

CA

D

Y

Nita Lowey

NY

D

Y

Ben Lujan

NM

D

Y

Michelle Lujan Grisham

NM

D

Y

Stephen Lynch

MA

D

Y

Sean Maloney

NY

D

Y

Carolyn Maloney

NY

D

Y

Doris Matsui

CA

D

Y

Betty McCollum

MN

D

Y

Jim McDermott

WA

D

Y

James McGovern

MA

D

Y

Jerry McNerney

CA

D

Y

Gregory Meeks

NY

D

Y

Grace Meng

NY

D

Y

Gwen Moore

WI

D

Y

Seth Moulton

MA

D

Y

Patrick Murphy

FL

D

Y

Jerrold Nadler

NY

D

N

Grace Napolitano

CA

D

Y

Richard Neal

MA

D

Y

Richard Nolan

MN

D

Y

Donald Norcross

NJ

D

Y

Beto O'Rourke

TX

D

Y

Frank Pallone

NJ

D

Y

Bill Pascrell

NJ

D

Y

Donald Payne

NJ

D

A

Nancy Pelosi

CA

D

Y

Ed Perlmutter

CO

D

Y

Scott Peters

CA

D

Y

Collin Peterson

MN

D

Y

Chellie Pingree

ME

D

Y

Mark Pocan

WI

D

Y

Jared Polis

CO

D

Y

David Price

NC

D

Y

Mike Quigley

IL

D

Y

Charles Rangel

NY

D

Y

Kathleen Rice

NY

D

Y

Cedric Richmond

LA

D

Y

Lucille Roybal Allard

CA

D

Y

Raul Ruiz

CA

D

A

C.A. Ruppersberger

MD

D

Y

Bobby Rush

IL

D

Y

Tim Ryan

OH

D

Y

Loretta Sanchez

CA

D

Y

Linda Sanchez

CA

D

Y

John Sarbanes

MD

D

Y

Janice Schakowsky

IL

D

N

Adam Schiff

CA

D

Y

Kurt Schrader

OR

D

Y

David Scott

GA

D

Y

Robert Scott

VA

D

Y

José Serrano

NY

D

Y

Terri Sewell

AL

D

Y

Brad Sherman

CA

D

Y

Kyrsten Sinema

AZ

D

Y

Albio Sires

NJ

D

Y

Louise Slaughter

NY

D

Y

Adam Smith

WA

D

A

Jackie Speier

CA

D

Y

Eric Swalwell

CA

D

Y

Mark Takai

HI

D

Y

Mark Takano

CA

D

Y

Bennie Thompson

MS

D

Y

Mike Thompson

CA

D

Y

Dina Titus

NV

D

Y

Paul Tonko

NY

D

Y

Norma Torres

CA

D

Y

Niki Tsongas

MA

D

Y

Chris Van Hollen

MD

D

Y

Juan Vargas

CA

D

Y

Marc Veasey

TX

D

Y

Filemon Vela

TX

D

Y

Nydia Velazquez

NY

D

Y

Peter Visclosky

IN

D

N

Timothy Walz

MN

D

Y

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

FL

D

Y

Maxine Waters

CA

D

Y

Bonnie Watson Coleman

NJ

D

Y

Peter Welch

VT

D

Y

Frederica Wilson

FL

D

Y

John Yarmuth

KY

D

Y

Ralph Abraham

LA

R

Y

Robert Aderholt

AL

R

Y

Rick Allen

GA

R

Y

Justin Amash

MI

R

N

Mark Amodei

NV

R

Y

Brian Babin

TX

R

Y

Lou Barletta

PA

R

Y

Andy Barr

KY

R

Y

Joe Barton

TX

R

Y

Dan Benishek

MI

R

Y

Gus Bilirakis

FL

R

Y

Rob Bishop

UT

R

Y

Mike Bishop

MI

R

Y

Diane Black

TN

R

Y

Marsha Blackburn

TN

R

Y

Rod Blum

IA

R

N

John Boehner

OH

R

Y

Mike Bost

IL

R

Y

Charles Boustany

LA

R

Y

Kevin Brady

TX

R

Y

Dave Brat

VA

R

N

Jim Bridenstine

OK

R

N

Mo Brooks

AL

R

N

Susan Brooks

IN

R

Y

Vern Buchanan

FL

R

Y

Ken Buck

CO

R

N

Larry Bucshon

IN

R

Y

Michael Burgess

TX

R

Y

Bradley Byrne

AL

R

Y

Ken Calvert

CA

R

Y

Buddy Carter

GA

R

Y

John Carter

TX

R

Y

Steve Chabot

OH

R

Y

Jason Chaffetz

UT

R

Y

Curt Clawson

FL

R

Y

Mike Coffman

CO

R

Y

Tom Cole

OK

R

Y

Doug Collins

GA

R

Y

Chris Collins

NY

R

Y

Barbara Comstock

VA

R

Y

K. Michael Conaway

TX

R

Y

Paul Cook

CA

R

Y

Ryan Costello

PA

R

Y

Kevin Cramer

ND

R

Y

Rick Crawford

AR

R

Y

Ander Crenshaw

FL

R

Y

John Culberson

TX

R

Y

Carlos Curbelo

FL

R

Y

Rodney Davis

IL

R

Y

Jeff Denham

CA

R

Y

Charles Dent

PA

R

Y

Ron DeSantis

FL

R

N

Scott DesJarlais

TN

R

N

Mario Diaz-Balart

FL

R

Y

Robert Dold

IL

R

Y

Sean Duffy

WI

R

Y

John Duncan

TN

R

Y

Jeff Duncan

SC

R

Y

Renee Ellmers

NC

R

Y

Tom Emmer

MN

R

Y

Blake Farenthold

TX

R

Y

Stephen Fincher

TN

R

Y

Michael Fitzpatrick

PA

R

Y

Chuck Fleischmann

TN

R

Y

John Fleming

LA

R

Y

Bill Flores

TX

R

Y

J. Randy Forbes

VA

R

Y

Jeff Fortenberry

NE

R

Y

Virginia Foxx

NC

R

Y

Trent Franks

AZ

R

Y

Rodney Frelinghuysen

NJ

R

Y

Scott Garrett

NJ

R

N

Bob Gibbs

OH

R

Y

Christopher Gibson

NY

R

Y

Louie Gohmert

TX

R

N

Bob Goodlatte

VA

R

Y

Paul Gosar

AZ

R

Y

Trey Gowdy

SC

R

Y

Kay Granger

TX

R

Y

Sam Graves

MO

R

Y

Tom Graves

GA

R

N

Garret Graves

LA

R

Y

H. Morgan Griffith

VA

R

Y

Glenn Grothman

WI

R

N

Frank Guinta

NH

R

Y

Brett Guthrie

KY

R

Y

Richard Hanna

NY

R

Y

Cresent Hardy

NV

R

Y

Gregg Harper

MS

R

Y

Andy Harris

MD

R

Y

Vicky Hartzler

MO

R

Y

Joseph Heck

NV

R

Y

Jeb Hensarling

TX

R

Y

Jaime Herrera Beutler

WA

R

Y

Jody Hice

GA

R

Y

French Hill

AR

R

Y

George Holding

NC

R

Y

Richard Hudson

NC

R

Y

Tim Huelskamp

KS

R

N

Bill Huizenga

MI

R

Y

Randy Hultgren

IL

R

N

Duncan Hunter

CA

R

Y

Will Hurd

TX

R

Y

Robert Hurt

VA

R

Y

Darrell Issa

CA

R

N

Lynn Jenkins

KS

R

Y

Evan Jenkins

WV

R

Y

Bill Johnson

OH

R

Y

Sam Johnson

TX

R

N

David Jolly

FL

R

N

Walter Jones

NC

R

N

Jim Jordan

OH

R

N

David Joyce

OH

R

Y

John Katko

NY

R

Y

Mike Kelly

PA

R

Y

Steve King

IA

R

N

Peter King

NY

R

Y

Adam Kinzinger

IL

R

Y

John Kline

MN

R

Y

Stephen Knight

CA

R

Y

Raul Labrador

ID

R

N

Doug LaMalfa

CA

R

Y

Doug Lamborn

CO

R

Y

Leonard Lance

NJ

R

Y

Bob Latta

OH

R

Y

Frank LoBiondo

NJ

R

Y

Billy Long

MO

R

Y

Barry Loudermilk

GA

R

N

Mia Love

UT

R

Y

Frank Lucas

OK

R

Y

Blaine Luetkemeyer

MO

R

Y

Cynthia Lummis

WY

R

N

Thomas MacArthur

NJ

R

Y

Kenny Marchant

TX

R

N

Tom Marino

PA

R

Y

Thomas Massie

KY

R

N

Kevin McCarthy

CA

R

Y

Michael McCaul

TX

R

Y

Tom McClintock

CA

R

N

Patrick McHenry

NC

R

Y

David McKinley

WV

R

Y

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

WA

R

Y

Martha McSally

AZ

R

Y

Mark Meadows

NC

R

N

Patrick Meehan

PA

R

Y

Luke Messer

IN

R

Y

John Mica

FL

R

Y

Jeff Miller

FL

R

Y

Candice Miller

MI

R

Y

John Moolenaar

MI

R

Y

Alex Mooney

WV

R

Y

Markwayne Mullin

OK

R

Y

Mick Mulvaney

SC

R

N

Tim Murphy

PA

R

Y

Randy Neugebauer

TX

R

Y

Dan Newhouse

WA

R

Y

Kristi Noem

SD

R

Y

Richard Nugent

FL

R

Y

Devin Nunes

CA

R

Y

Pete Olson

TX

R

Y

Steven Palazzo

MS

R

Y

Gary Palmer

AL

R

N

Erik Paulsen

MN

R

Y

Stevan Pearce

NM

R

Y

Scott Perry

PA

R

Y

Robert Pittenger

NC

R

Y

Joseph Pitts

PA

R

Y

Ted Poe

TX

R

Y

Bruce Poliquin

ME

R

Y

Mike Pompeo

KS

R

Y

Bill Posey

FL

R

Y

Tom Price

GA

R

Y

John Ratcliffe

TX

R

N

Tom Reed

NY

R

Y

David Reichert

WA

R

Y

James Renacci

OH

R

Y

Reid Ribble

WI

R

Y

Tom Rice

SC

R

Y

E. Scott Rigell

VA

R

Y

Martha Roby

AL

R

Y

David Roe

TN

R

Y

Mike Rogers

AL

R

Y

Hal Rogers

KY

R

Y

Dana Rohrabacher

CA

R

Y

Todd Rokita

IN

R

Y

Tom Rooney

FL

R

Y

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

FL

R

Y

Peter Roskam

IL

R

Y

Dennis Ross

FL

R

Y

Keith Rothfus

PA

R

Y

David Rouzer

NC

R

Y

Edward Royce

CA

R

Y

Steve Russell

OK

R

Y

Paul Ryan

WI

R

Y

Matt Salmon

AZ

R

Y

Mark Sanford

SC

R

N

Steve Scalise

LA

R

Y

Aaron Schock

IL

R

Y

David Schweikert

AZ

R

N

Austin Scott

GA

R

Y

F. James Sensenbrenner

WI

R

N

Pete Sessions

TX

R

Y

John Shimkus

IL

R

Y

Bill Shuster

PA

R

Y

Mike Simpson

ID

R

Y

Adrian Smith

NE

R

Y

Lamar Smith

TX

R

Y

Jason Smith

MO

R

Y

Christopher Smith

NJ

R

Y

Elise Stefanik

NY

R

Y

Chris Stewart

UT

R

Y

Steve Stivers

OH

R

Y

Marlin Stutzman

IN

R

Y

Glenn Thompson

PA

R

Y

Mac Thornberry

TX

R

Y

Patrick Tiberi

OH

R

Y

Scott Tipton

CO

R

Y

David Trott

MI

R

Y

Michael Turner

OH

R

Y

Fred Upton

MI

R

Y

David Valadao

CA

R

Y

Ann Wagner

MO

R

Y

Tim Walberg

MI

R

Y

Greg Walden

OR

R

Y

Mark Walker

NC

R

Y

Jackie Walorski

IN

R

Y

Mimi Walters

CA

R

Y

Randy Weber

TX

R

Y

Daniel Webster

FL

R

Y

Brad Wenstrup

OH

R

Y

Bruce Westerman

AR

R

Y

Lynn Westmoreland

GA

R

Y

Ed Whitfield

KY

R

Y

Roger Williams

TX

R

Y

Joe Wilson

SC

R

Y

Robert Wittman

VA

R

Y

Steve Womack

AR

R

Y

Rob Woodall

GA

R

Y

Kevin Yoder

KS

R

Y

Ted Yoho

FL

R

Y

Don Young

AK

R

Y

Todd Young

IN

R

Y

David Young

IA

R

Y

Lee Zeldin

NY

R

Y

Ryan Zinke

MT

R

Y

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