Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate VoteMatch_Quiz
 Notebooks:   |   Bill   Sponsorships   Policy   Reports   Memberships/   Affiliations   Group   Ratings   Court   Rulings   Congressional   Surveys 

Bill Sponsorships
Policy Reports
Memberships / Affiliations
Group Ratings
Court Rulings
Senate Surveys

Bill Sponsorships:
Congressional bills 2011-2012
Congressional bills 2009-2010
2008 Presidential Contenders' bills
Congressional bills 1998-2008
2010 Senate signature bills
2008 Senate signature bills
2008 Presidential signature bills
Pres. Barack Obama's Senate signature bills
V.P. Joe Biden's Senate signature bills
Rep. Ron Paul's House signature bills
Sen. John McCain's Senate signature bills
Sen. Hillary Clinton's Senate signature bills

Congressional memberships 2012
Congressional memberships 2001-2011
112th Congress Committees
Congressional Caucuses
Congressional Group Ratings

Surveys: Collection of all surveys in one summary.
2012 Project Vote Smart
2012 Christian Coalition voter guide
2010 Christian Coalition voter guide
2010 Faith2Action.org voter guide
2010 Project Vote Smart
Contract From America
Contract With America

Reports & Letters:
Governmental Reports
Resolutions 2011
Letters 2011
Supreme Court Rulings
Supreme Court 2011:

2008 Presidential
2004 Presidential
2000 Presidential
2008 Issues
2004 Issues
2000 Issues

Senate Votes:
Through 2011
Through 2009
Through 2007
Through 2003

House Votes:
Through 2011


    This page contains letters signed by elected officials, usually written to the President or relevant members of Congress.

100413-Gov on Apr 13, 2010

Letter: Letter from 24 Governors to leaders in Congress
Source: Letter from 24 Governors to leaders in Congress
NIH, as well as the indirect job benefits of laboratories needing space, supplies, services, and equipment. We are also deeply aware that NIH-funded discoveries are the basis of new companies and even new industries in our communities.

NIH research is an instrumental part of the success of the US life sciences industry and its 6 million high-wage US jobs. Moreover, follow-on life science research advances are now stimulating new jobs and new solutions in green energy, agriculture, the environment and industrial manufacturing. NIH funding enables the scientific talent and discoveries that are at the heart of this vast array of economic activity.

As you develop the Congressional Budget Resolution, we urge you to enable the 3.2% funding increase for NIH contained in the President's budget request. We thank you for your past support for biomedical research and ask you to craft a budget resolution that accommodates the President's $32.2 billion FY 2011 NIH budget request.

The greatest contribution NIH makes is to the health and well-being of Americans. Past federal investments in medical research, combined with those from the private sector, have led to improved health, better quality of life, and improved productivity of millions of patients and their families.

But NIH is also an important national, regional, and local economic engine. Together, our states received more than $19 billion from the NIH last year for promising research efforts. NIH funding directly supports 350,000 jobs across the US. In our states, we see firsthand the world class research institutions and scientific teams enabled by

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Question 5: Expand ObamaCare Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Health Care
  • Headline: 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health (Score: 2)

  • 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 100413-Gov

Phil Bredesen s1sTN Former Democrat Governor (2002-2010) 
Chet Culver s1sIA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
Jim Doyle s1sWI Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Dave Freudenthal s1sWY Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Christine Gregoire s1sWA Former Democratic Governor (2005-2013) 
Ted Kulongoski s1sOR Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Joe Manchin III s1sWV Democratic Senator 
Jack Markell s1sDE Democratic Governor 
Martin O`Malley s1sMD Democratic Governor 
Mark Parkinson s1sKS Former Democratic Governor (2009-2010) 
Deval Patrick s1sMA Democratic Governor 
Bev Perdue s1sNC Former Democratic Governor (2009-2013) 
Pat Quinn s1sIL Democratic Governor 
Ed Rendell s1sPA Former Democratic Governor (2002-2010) 
Bill Ritter s1sCO Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 
Ted Strickland s1sOH Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 

Republicans participating in 100413-Gov

Chris Christie s1sNJ Republican Governor 
Jim Douglas s1sVT Former Republican Governor (2002-2010) 
Jodi Rell s1sCT Former Republican 
Bob Riley s1sAL Former Republican Governor (until 2010) 
Mike Rounds s1sSD Former Republican Governor (2002-2010) 
Arnold Schwarzenegger s1sCA Former Republican Governor (2003-2010) 

Independents participating in 100413-Gov

Brad Henry s1sOK Previously Democratic Governor 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 16
Republicans: 6
Independents: 1

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2022 Jesse Gordon and OnTheIssues.org , all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140

E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
(Editorial staff, for news and corrections)
Business information (Dr. Naomi Lichtenberg, for partnerships and advertising)
Political information (Jesse Gordon, for content and technical matters)
About Us (We report about campaigns; please don't write us if you want to reach any campaign!)
  Newsletter     Signup  
Or click for More Info.