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2007-HCR40 on Jan 22, 2007

Bill Sponsorship: blocking NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union
Source: Resolution against the NAFTA Superhighway (H.CON.RES.40)
This resolution urges disengaging from the NAFTA Superhighway System and the North American because these proposals threaten U.S. sovereignty:
  • Whereas US trade deficits with Mexico and Canada have significantly increased since the implementation of NAFTA;
  • Whereas a NAFTA Superhighway System from the west coast of Mexico through the US and into Canada has been suggested as part of a North American Union to facilitate trade;
  • Whereas the State of Texas has already begun planning of the Trans-Texas Corridor, a major multi-modal transportation project beginning at the US-Mexico border, which would serve as an initial section of a NAFTA Superhighway System;
  • Whereas it could be particularly difficult for Americans to collect insurance from Mexican companies which employ Mexican drivers involved in accidents;
  • Whereas future unrestricted foreign trucking can act collaterally as a conduit for illegal drugs, illegal human smuggling, and terrorist activities; and
  • Whereas a NAFTA Superhighway System would likely include be controlled by foreign management, which threatens the sovereignty of the US:
  • Now, therefore, be it Resolved: that the US should not engage in the construction of a NAFTA Superhighway System;
  • that the US should not allow the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) to implement further regulations that would create a North American Union with Mexico and Canada; and
  • the President should indicate strong opposition to these acts or any other proposals that threaten the sovereignty of the United States.

  • Topic: Free Trade
  • Headline: Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union

  • 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 2007-HCR40

Nancy Boyda s1oKansas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Lincoln Davis s1oTennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Kirsten Gillibrand s1oNew York Democrat 
Marcy Kaptur s1oOhio Democrat 
Jim Marshall s1oGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Heath Shuler s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2012) 
Bart Stupak s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 

Republicans participating in 2007-HCR40

Spencer Bachus s1oAlabama Republican (retiring 2014) 
Rob Bishop s1oUtah Republican 
John Boozman s1oAR Republican Jr Senator 
Paul Broun s1oGA Republican Challenger 
Barbara Cubin s1oWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008) 
David Davis s1oTennessee Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jo Ann Davis s1oVirginia Republican 
Jimmy Duncan s1oTennessee Republican 
Terry Everett s1oAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Virginia Foxx s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Trent Franks s1oArizona Republican 
Scott Garrett s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Phil Gingrey s1oGA Republican Challenger 
Samuel Graves s1oMissouri Republican 
Dean Heller s1oNevada Republican (Resigned 2011) 
Duncan Hunter s1oCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Walter Beaman Jones s1oNorth Carolina Republican 
Steven LaTourette s1oOhio Republican 
Frank Dean Lucas s1oOklahoma Republican 
Kenny Marchant s1oTexas Republican 
Thad McCotter s1oMichigan Republican 
Gary Miller s1oCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Jeff Miller s1oFlorida Republican 
Jerry Moran s1oKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Tim Murphy s1oPennsylvania Republican 
Sue Myrick s1oNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Charlie Norwood s1oGeorgia Republican 
Ron Paul s1oPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Ted Poe s1oTexas Republican 
Ralph Regula s1oOhio Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jim Saxton s1oNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Cliff Stearns s1oFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
John Sullivan s1oOklahoma Republican 
Tom Tancredo s1oCO Republican Gubernatorial Challenger 
Pat Tiberi s1oOhio Republican 
Zach Wamp s1oTennessee Republican (until 2010) 

Independents participating in 2007-HCR40

Virgil Goode s1pPOTUS Constitution Party Challenger 
Darrell Issa s1oCA03 Former Initiator of Gubernatorial Recall (2003) 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 7
Republicans: 36
Independents: 2

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