Awards & Citations

  • 2012 William Wilberforce Leadership Award (Students for Life of America)
  • Defender of Economic Liberty Award (Club for Growth)
  • 100% Pro-Worker, Fall 2011 Workplace Choice Congressional Labor Scorecard (CEI)
  • 2011 Taxpayers' Friend Award (National Taxpayers Union)
  • 2011 Defender of Liberty Award (The American Conservative Union)
  • Defender of Freedom Award (Club for Growth)
  • True Blue Award (Family Research Council)
  • Taxpayer Hero (Council for Citizens Against Government Waste)
  • Perfect Score from the American Conservative Union (ACU)
  • Spirit of Enterprise Award (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
  • Conservative Leadership Award
  • Legislative Achievement Award (Seniors Coalition)
  • Guardian of Seniors' Rights Award (60 Plus Association)
  • Constituent Communication Award (National Write Your Congressman)
  • Small Business Advocate (Americans for Tax Reform)
  • 2004 Hero of the Taxpayer Award (Americans for Tax Reform)
  • 2004 Lawmaker of the Year (Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc.)
  • Friend of Education Award (Education Freedom Coalition)
  • 2004 Medicare Choices Leadership Award (Coalition for Medicare Choices)
  • Presidential Citation (President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Philippines) - for "significant achievement in promoting Philippine-American amity and cooperation" and playing a "vital role in the Philippines-U.S. Friendship Caucus."
  • Friend of Education Award (Education Freedom Coalition)
  • Champion of Property Rights/100% rating (League of Private Property Voters)
  • Taxpayer’s Friend Award (National Taxpayers Union)
  • Thomas Jefferson Award (Food Distribution Industry) - for "demonstrating consistent support for the Jeffersonian ideals of sound fiscal and regulatory policy."
  • Champion of Healthcare Innovation (Healthcare Leadership Council)
  • Friend of Farm Bureau Award (American Farm Bureau Federation)
  • Tax Fighter Award/100% rating (The National Tax Limitation Committee)
  • Friend of the Taxpayer Award (Taxpayers' Friend)