Over the past few days the House has voted on a series of budgets for FY2013, culminating in the passage of Chairman Ryan’s budget. Here’s how the votes broke down:
President Obama’s Budget (offered by Mulvaney): failed 0-414
Democrats’ Budget (offered by Van Hollen): failed 163-262. 22 Ds joined all Rs voting against (6 Not Voting)
RSC Conservative Budget (offered by Garrett): failed 136-285. 104 Rs joined all Ds voting against (7 Not Voting, 3 Present). The 136 aye votes is up from 119 last year and was a clear majority of the Republican Conference, a step in the right direction.
[img_assist|nid=27121|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=150|height=100]Naomi Swanson Report, President of Dalton Tea Party and AFP GA Activist
Last Tuesday was a beautiful day----perfect day for a rally. Before rally time, there were some opposing ralliers including a bus of SEIU "paid volunteers". They weren't very active then loaded up at lunchtime (union break) and never came back. Gratefully, the Occupy were not visible.
The real rally moved across the street at 1:00pm to a lawn complete with press boxes and a stage with great sound. I was praying for at least a couple thousand people and I am happy to report at lease 7-8 thousand. We got the attention of the legislative body with speeches from Bachmann, DeMint, King, Rand Paul, West, a Canadian with socialized medicine and AFP leadership.
ATLANTA – Americans for Prosperity -Georgia, the premier advocate for economic freedom in the state and nation, today applauds the Legislature for passing House Resolution 1162, putting the charter school Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in November.
“Legislators took a huge step this week in giving parents the power and freedom to choose the best education for their children,” said Virginia Galloway, AFP-Georgia State Director. “I commend the Legislature for joining together to add options to our public education system and put the children of Georgia first.”
[img_assist|nid=26856|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=145|height=150]Georgia Honk Against ObamaCare Gatherings - AFP GA activists are taking to the streets during the Supreme Court hearings on the week of March 25-31st to say “Hands Off My Health Care” and remind Georgians of the terrible ObamaCare law and its impact on Georgia citizens. Get some friends together, make signs and stand on a street corner to encourage drivers to “honk if they oppose ObamaCare”!
Click HERE to organize and post video and pictures from your corner on Facebook.
WATCH video from past Honk Against Health Care rallies and VIDEO from one of the Georgia rallies in Rep. Hank Johnson’s district.