Kay Hagan on The Economy

Last Updated : May 07, 2010

Voting Record

Wall Street Reform

In 2010, the Senate passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009. The legislation consolidated many financial regulatory agencies, increased transparency in the derivatives market, regulation of credit rating agencies, and a "resolution regime" to resolve insolvent banks. Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Wall Street Reform Legislation.

Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Wall Street Reform Legislation.

The Stimulus

After the stimulus passed the House, the conference report was voted on to pass the unified version. Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Stimulus in the final vote.

Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Stimulus in the final vote.

The Stimulus

The Obama stimulus package passed through the Senate in January of 2009 and received the support of all Democrats and three Republicans. Kay Hagan voted in favor of the stimulus in the initial vote.

Kay Hagan voted in favor of the stimulus in the initial vote.

TARP Funds - Disapproval of Second Installment

In January of 2009, the Senate voted to released the second half of TARP funds to President Obama. Kay Hagan voted against the resolution and in support of the second installment of TARP funds.

Kay Hagan voted against the resolution and in support of the second installment of TARP funds.

Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 was a program designed to assist those who may be able to remain in their home with a modest amount of government assistance. The bill got wide bi-partisan support in the Senate and passed 91-5. Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.

Kay Hagan voted in favor of the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-112; Bill Number-S 18; Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act - Cosponsor

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal a provision (added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) that extends to corporations that are not tax-exempt the requirement to report payments of $600 or more. Rescinds $39 billion of appropriated but unobligated discretionary funds. Exempts unobligated funds of the Department of Defense (DOD) or the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to determine and identify from which appropriation accounts such rescissions shall apply and report to the Secretary of the Treasury and Congress on such rescissions.

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