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Mega Vote [from Congress.org] Recent Congressional Votes | August 4, 2007

 

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July 23, 2007

In this MegaVote for Ohio’s 3rd Congressional District:


Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Troop Withdrawal Amendment
* Senate: College Cost Reduction Act
* House: Energy/Water Development Appropriations, FY2008
* House: Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations, FY2008

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Higher Education Amendments Act
* Senate: Homeland Security Appropriations, FY2008
* House: Transportation/HUD Appropriations, FY2008
* House: Commerce/Justice/Science Appropriations, FY2008
* House: Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007


 
Recent Senate Votes
 
Troop Withdrawal Amendment – Vote Rejected (52-47, 1 Not Voting)

During the Defense Authorization bill debate, the Senate failed to invoke cloture on this amendment that would have set a timetable for withdrawing troops from Iraq.

Sen. George Voinovich voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Sherrod Brown voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


College Cost Reduction Act – Vote Passed (78-18, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate approved this bill to increase the amount of aid to college students.

Sen. George Voinovich voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Sherrod Brown voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


 
Recent House Votes
 
Energy/Water Development Appropriations, FY2008 – Vote Passed (312-112, 7 Not Voting)

This $31.6 billion bill would fund the Department of Energy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation for the upcoming fiscal year.

Rep. Michael Turner voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations, FY2008 – Vote Passed (276-140, 15 Not Voting)

The House passed this $153.7 billion bill that would fund the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education for the 2008 fiscal year.

Rep. Michael Turner voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


 
Upcoming Votes
 
Higher Education Amendments Act – S.1642

This Senate bill would reauthorize higher education programs and place limits on relationships between student loan lenders and colleges.


Homeland Security Appropriations, FY2008 – H.R.2638

The Senate is scheduled to begin work on this $37.6 billion bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security for the 2008 fiscal year.


Transportation/HUD Appropriations, FY2008 – H.R.3074

This $105 billion House bill would fund the departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development for the upcoming fiscal year.


Commerce/Justice/Science Appropriations, FY2008 – H.R.3093

This $54 billion House bill would fund the departments of Commerce and Justice for the upcoming fiscal year.


Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 – H.R.2419

The House is scheduled to take up a new farm bill that authorizes a broad range of agricultural programs.


 
 
 
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