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Rep. Katko’s Voting Record (2017-18)

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Prepared by Indivisible NY-24  |  Current through August 26, 2018

Tax and Budget

On December 20, 2017, voted for the Trump Tax bill, which will increase federal budget deficits by $1.5 trillion (with a T) (H.R.1)

On April 12, 2018, voted for a constitutional amendment requiring balanced budgets, which together with the tax bill, would require massive cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security (H.J.Res.2)


Healthcare / Reproductive Rights

On January 24, 2017, voted for a permanent ban on use of federal funds for abortion or health coverage that includes abortions (H.R.7)

On February 16, 2017, voted to deny Title X family planning funds to health centers that perform abortions (H.J.Res.43)

On June 28, 2017, voted to limit certain categories of healthcare lawsuits (H.R.1215)

On October 3, 2017, voted to ban abortions after 20 weeks gestation (H.R.36)

On November 2, 2017, voted to eliminate a provision of the ACA creating an independent board tasked with controlling Medicare costs (H.R.849)

On December 20, 2017, voted for the Trump Tax bill, which repealed a central component of the Affordable Care Act (the so-called individual mandate provision), which the Supreme Court had already upheld as constitutional (H.R.1)


Firearms

On February 2, 2017, voted to allow persons adjudicated mentally incompetent to purchase firearms (H.J.Res.40)

On December 6, 2017, voted to require all states to accept concealed-carry firearms permits from all other states (H.R.38)


Civil Liberties / Internet

On March 28, 2017, voted to allow internet service providers to sell customers’ browsing history (S.J.Res.34)

On January 11, 2018, voted to reauthorize warrantless electronic surveillance under FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) (S.139)

In May and June, 2018, declined to sign discharge petition that would have forced a House vote on preserving net neutrality (H.Res.873)


Banking / Financial Services

On June 8, 2017, voted to dismantle financial regulations put in place by Dodd-Frank Act (H.R.10)

On July 25, 2017, voted to repeal a regulation that would have limited use of mandatory arbitration clauses by financial companies (H.J.Res.111)

On May 8, 2018, voted to repeal a rule meant to protect borrowers from racially discriminatory rates in auto loans (S.J.Res.57)

On May 22, 2018, voted to roll back additional banking regulations from Dodd-Frank Act (S.2155)


Immigration

On June 13, 2017, voted to withhold ACA subsidies from people whose citizenship is unverified (H.R.2581)

On June 29, 2017, voted to increase penalties on undocumented immigrants who reenter the US after being convicted of certain crimes (H.R.3004)

On June 29, 2017, voted to penalize states and localities that have sanctuary laws (H.R.3003)

On July 18, 2018, voted to express support for ICE (H.Res.990)


Environment

On February 1, 2017, voted to repeal the EPA’s stream protection rule, thereby allowing the dumping of coal ash in streams (H.J.Res.38)

On July 18, 2017, voted to delay implementation of ozone standards (H.R.806)

On July 19, 2018, voted to express the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the U.S. economy (H.Con.Res.119)


Labor

On February 2, 2017, voted to allow federal contractors to refrain from reporting labor violations (H.J.Res.37)

On March 1, 2017, voted to repeal a regulation requiring employers to maintain accurate records of workplace injuries (H.J.Res.83)

On May 2, 2017, voted to undermine overtime rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act (H.R.1180)

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