2015 Scorecard Vote
Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) offered an amendment to S. Con. Res. 11, the Senate version of the FY16 budget, which would create a deficit-neutral reserve fund related to responding to the threat climate change poses to our economy and national security. The Bennet amendment encourages the adoption of clean energy, the increased use of energy efficiency, and a reduction in carbon emissions. On March 26, the Senate approved the Bennet amendment by a vote of 53-47 (Senate roll call vote 115). YES IS THE PRO-ENVIRONMENT VOTE. The Bennet amendment was not included in the final Budget Conference Report that was approved by the House on April 30 and the Senate on May 5.