On military pensions, no agreement

Many lawmakers have signed on for at least one of the bills that would repeal the cut to military pensions, but a key sticking point is how they would offset the cost. Here is a list of the main proposals.

 

House

• Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla), HR 3790

No offset

95 co-sponsors (63 Republicans, 32 Democrats)

 

• Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), HR 3801

Offset: Limiting Saturday mail delivery

No co-sponsors

 

• Rep. Dan Maffei (D-N.Y.), HR 3793

Offset: Closing overseas corporate tax loopholes (same as S 1844)

42 co-sponsors (42 D, 0 R)

 

• Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), HR 3788

Offset: Preventing a child tax credit for illegal immigrants (same as S 1869)

50 co-sponsors (49 R, 1 D)

 

• Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), HR 3794

Offset: Pentagon unobligated balances

No co-sponsors

 

• Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas), HR 3807

Offset: Prohibit U.S. aid to Pakistan and Egypt; federal land sales

1 co-sponsor (1 R, 0 D)

 

• Rep. James Lankford (R-Oka.), HR 3787

Offset: Pentagon and Veterans Affairs joint prescription drug purchases

8 co-sponsors (8 R, 0 D)

 

• Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.), HR 3798

Offset: Reductions to the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund

No co-sponsors

 

• DesJarlais, HR 3797

Offset: No offset

No co-sponsors

 

• Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), HR 3792

No offset

1 co-sponsor (1 R, 0 D)

 

• Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Calif.), HR 3804

No offset

No co-sponsors

 

Senate

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), S 1844

Offset: Closing overseas corporate tax loopholes (same as HR 3793)

20 co-sponsors (18 D, 2 Independents, 0 R)

 

• Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.), S 1869

Offset: Preventing a child tax credit for illegal immigrants (same as HR 3788)

2 co-sponsors (2 R, 0 D)

 

• Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), S1856

No offset

1 co-sponsor (1 D, 0 R)

 

• Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), S Res 323

Resolution calls for repealing retirement cuts

8 co-sponsors (8 R, 0 D)