Steve Southerland

(FL-02)

2014 Score:
60
lifetime:
73
Rank:
139
District:
02
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2011

Votes

2014 60%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H R 83 Pass bloated FY 2015 budget bill N Y
H R 2 Approve Keystone pipeline, streamline drilling permitting, block EPA rules costing more than $1 billion or fracking rules Y Y
H R 3522 Allow people to "keep their plan" rather than get ObamaCare-compliant plans Y Y
H R 4745 Cut 10% from a federal housing subsidy program Y N
H R 4923 Cut $3.1 billion in corporate welfare research subsidies in energy and water appropriations bill Y N
H R 2548 Pass bill that includes reauthorization of subsidies for overseas private investment N Y
H R 3370 Pass fiscally irresponsible changes to federal flood insurance program N Y
H R 5771 Pass bill to extend poorly designed "temporary" tax breaks N Y
H R 4450 Extend the Travel Promotion Act N Y
H R 1022 Creates new program devoted to "critical elements" in the Energy Dept. N N
H R 5021 Highway Trust Fund bailout N Y
H R 4923 Block Davis-Bacon union wage subsidy in energy and water appropriations bill Y Y
H R 4923 Amendment to end Energy Department loan program Y Y
H R 4923 Cut 7.5% from non-defense spending in energy and water appropriations bill Y Y
H R 4660 Cut $247.5 million from the Economic Development Administration Y N
H R 4660 Cut $350 million from the Legal Services Corporation Y Y
H R 1944 Pass bill to bar funds to state or local gov't using eminent domain for private development Y Y
H R 3865 Pass bill to block IRS from imposing new nonprofit political speech limits Y Y
S 540 Suspend debt ceiling until March 15, 2015 with no reforms N N
H R 2642 Final passage of bloated farm bill N Y
H R 3547 Pass bloated FY 2014 budget bill N Y
2013 67%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Did not sponsor anti-China trade bill Y Y
Sandy Votes Points Y Y
H J RES 59 Pass Ryan-Murray budget deal that partially unwinds the sequester and increases spending caps N Y
H R 2775 Pass government funding bill that cancels automatic spending cuts and suspends the debt ceiling until 2014 N N
H J RES 59 Pass gov't funding bill that delays the ObamaCare mandate; requires the president, congressmen and staff to use unsubsidized ObamaCare Y Y
H J RES 59 Adopt government funding bill that defunds ObamaCare Y Y
H R 807 Pass debt ceiling reform bill Y Y
H R 2609 Cut energy program subsidies by $1.5 billion Y Y
H R 2217 Amendment to block phase out of flood insurance subsidy in current law N Y
H R 41 Pass fiscally irresponsible federal flood insurance program N Y
H R 297 Pass bill to fund doctor education at children's hospitals N Y
H R 2216 Block Davis-Bacon union wage subsidy in military construction Y Y
H R 367 Require congressional approval of major regulations Y Y
H R 6726 Freeze federal employee pay Y Y
H R 8 Pass deal to increase tax rates, delay automatic spending cuts N N
H R 2610 Eliminate airline route subsidies Y Y
H R 2642 Pass bloated farm bill #2 N Y
H R 2609 Eliminate funding for the "advanced technology" vehicle manufacturing program Y Y
H R 1947 Strike the farmers' market subsidy program from the bill Y N
H R 1947 Strike the Christmas Tree tax from the farm bill Y Y
H R 1947 Eliminate the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center Y Y
H R 1947 Reduce the sugar subsidy program Y N
H R 1947 Allow states to add work require -ments to the food stamp program Y Y
H R 1947 Pass bloated farm bill #1 N Y
H R 1947 Repeal dairy farm subsidy program Y N
H R 1947 Repeal subsidy to advertise farm products Y N
H R 3 Approve Keystone pipeline Y Y
H R 45 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y
H R 1120 Prohibit labor board from acting or issuing rules without a quorum Y Y
H R 678 Add an anti-trade "Buy American" provision to a hydropower development bill N N
H R 152 Cut spending to finance Hurricane Sandy spending Y Y
H R 152 Increase Hurricane Sandy spending with no offsetting cuts N N
H R 152 Cut $1 million of new funding for the Legal Services Corporation Y Y
H R 152 Increase Hurricane Sandy spending bill by $33.7 billion N N
H R 152 Passage of fiscally irresponsible $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy spending bill N N
2012 70%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Cut Scorecard Y Y
Farm Bill Petition Y Y
H RES 841 Adopt rule on bill that increases tax rates and cancels spending cuts N Y
H R 6684 Pass bill to reduce automatic spending cuts N Y
H R 6156 Pass Russian free trade bill Y Y
H R 6213 Bar new energy loan guarantees Y Y
H J RES 11 Pass omnibus government spending bill, fund ObamaCare N Y
H R 5865 Create federal manufacturing planning board N N
H R 2072 Reauthorize Export-Import Bank subsidies N N
H R 3606 Ease SEC regulations on emerging growth companies Y Y
H R 4348 Cap transportation bill spending Y N
H R 4105 Allow Commerce Dept. to impose new import taxes N N
H R 5325 Limit Davis Bacon union wage subsidy rule Y Y
H R 1173 Repeal long term care entitlement Y Y
H R 8 Extend all 2001 & 2003 tax rate cuts for 2013 Y Y
H R 4078 Pass Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act Y Y
H R 6079 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y
H R 4348 Pass bloated spending bill for tranportation programs and student loan and flood insurance subsidies N Y
H R 4348 Ban use of imports in transportation projects N N
H R 4628 Extend student loan subsidies for one year N Y
H CON RES Pass Republican Study Cmte. Budget Y N
H R 3309 Impose new political speech restrictions N N
H R 3408 Expand oil and gas leasing Y N
2011 94%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Didn't sign discharge petition on anti-trade bill Y Y
Sign Cut, Cap and Balance Pledge Letter Y Y
Sign Letter in opposition to debt ceiling increase "compromise" Y Y
H R 2055 Pass bloated omnibus appropriations bill N N
H R 3630 Impose 3.6% income tax surtax N N
H R 2112 Pass bloated spending bill for five departments N N
H R 3078 Pass Colombia trade agreement Y Y
H R 3079 Pass Panama trade agreement Y Y
H R 3080 Pass South Korea trade agreement Y Y
H R 2832 Revive expanded trade adjustment assistance N N
H R 2587 Limit NLRB's powers Y Y
H J RES 37 Disapprove Internet regulations Y Y
H R 910 Bar EPA from passing greenhouse gas regulations Y Y
H R 10 Require congressional approval of major regulations Y Y
S 365 Increase debt limit N N
H R 2584 Cut Interior - Environment appropriations by $3 billion Y Y
H R 2551 Cut Botanic Garden funding by $3 million Y Y
H R 2560 Pass Cut, Cap and Balance Y Y
H R 2354 Cut Energy - Water appropriations bill spending by 5% Y N
H R 1309 Strike new flood insurance programs Y N
H R 1309 Eliminate federally subsidized flood insurance program Y N
H R 2112 Cut agriculture dept. spending bill by 5% Y Y
H R 2112 Cut ethanol subsidy Y Y
H R 1540 Bar funding for speech regulations Y Y
H CON RES Republican Study Cmte. Budget Y Y
H R 471 DC school vouchers Y Y
H J RES 48 Passage of continuing appropriations bill N N
H R 1 Roll back most spending in the bill to 2006 levels Y Y
H R 1 Limit Davis Bacon Y Y
H R 1 Cut most continuing appropriations spending 5.5% Y Y
H R 1 Stop many new leases for oil and gas drilling N N
H R 1 Strike funding for NLRB Y Y
H R 1 Cut Amtrak grants Y Y
H R 1 Strike pork funding for drug intelligence center Y Y
H R 1 Eliminate Legal Services Corporation Y Y
H R 1 Cut energy subsidies Y Y
H R 2 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y

Y = Yes Vote    N = No Vote    A = Absent for Vote