Latest Key Vote Alerts
Senate Key Vote: NO on CR exceeding $967 billionDecember 31, 1969 Budget & Spending
The proposed continuing resolution represents a spending increase relative to the BCA caps by establishing a discretionary budget authority of $986 billion. Extending the current level beyond September 30 and relying on the sequester to bring levels back down later is poor budgeting and Congress should avoid such an outcome.
AFP Key Vote: Oppose Budget Deal Exceeding $967BDecember 10, 2013 Budget & Spending
Now is a critical time to get spending control, but the Congressional Budget Conference Committee missed the opportunity.
AFP House Key Vote Alert: YES on SNAP Reform Bill, H.R. 3102September 18, 2013 Budget & Spending
AFP urges House members to vote YES on the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act (H.R. 3102). This legislation will allow the federal government to provide a safety net for struggling Americans while ensuring safeguards for taxpayers.
AFP Key Vote Alert: Vote NO on Continuing ResolutionSeptember 10, 2013 Budget & Spending
AFP urges Congress to vote NO on the continuing resolution because it exceeds $967 billion. AFP will include this vote in our congressional scorecard.