Sen. Mark Begich

Sen. Mark Begich

Alaska
Democrat
89%
2014 Score
98%
Average Senate Democrat
97%
Lifetime Score
— Voted with working people
— Voted against working people
— Did not vote
Date Key Vote Vote
Jul
30
2014
Bring Jobs Home Act
A bill that would have given businesses a tax credit for up to 20% of the expenses incurred by bringing work done in foreign countries back into the United States, provided the business also increased its number of full-time employees.
Wrong
Jul
30
2014
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
Appropriations bill that allocated $3.6 billion in supplemental appropriations, including $2.73 billion to assist immigrant children and $615 million for wildfire suppression.
Right
Jul
29
2014
Amendment to Reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund
Senator Carper amendment that reauthorized federal-aid highway and transit programs through Dec. 19, 2014, and compelled Congress to attempt to find a long-term funding solution before the end of the year.
Right
Jul
29
2014
Amendment to Cut Funding for the Federal Highway and Transit Program
A dangerous amendment by Senator Lee that would have drastically reduced already insufficient funding for the federal highway and transit program from $37.6 billion to $7.6 billion.
Right
Jul
28
2014
Confirmation of Pamela Harris for U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge
Confirmation of President Barack Obama's nomination of Pamela Harris of Maryland to be a judge for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Not Voting
Jun
11
2014
Cloture Motion: Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
Republicans in the Senate blocked discussion of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act when they rejected a motion to consider debate on a bill that would allow eligible borrowers to refinance their student loans.
Right
Apr
30
2014
Minimum Wage Fairness Act
This bill would have increased the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 by 2016.
Right
Apr
09
2014
Paycheck Fairness Act
The Paycheck Fairness Act would have required employers to demonstrate that wage gaps between men and women doing the same work were actually due to factors besides gender. It also would have prohibited retaliation against workers who shared salary information or inquired about their employers' wage practices.
Right
Apr
07
2014
National Defense Authorization Act for FY2015
This bill extended eligibility for expanded unemployment benefits through May 31, 2014. The bill also prohibited individuals with adjusted gross incomes of $1 million or more from receiving benefits.
Right
Jan
13
2014
Confirmation of Robert L. Wilkins for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
Confirmation of President Barack Obama's nomination of Robert L. Wilkins of the District of Columbia to be a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Right