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MEGA VOTE/HOW CONGRESS VOTED 9/24/07 UPDATE | September 25, 2007

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September 24, 2007

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


Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Motion to Invoke Cloture: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007
* Senate: Levin Amendment: To provide for a reduction and transition of United States forces in Iraq
* House: Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007
* House: Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act
* House: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008
* Senate: Water Resources Development Act of 2007
* House: State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
* House: Making continuing appropriations for FY2008
* House: Popcorn Workers Lung Disease Prevention Act
* House: Small Business Investment Expansion Act of 2007
* House: Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007


 
Recent Senate Votes
 
Motion to Invoke Cloture: District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 – Vote Rejected (57-42, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate failed to move forward with this bill that would create a new seat for the District of Columbia in the House of Representatives.

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


Levin Amendment: To provide for a reduction and transition of United States forces in Iraq – Vote Rejected (47-47, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate voted against setting a nine month deadline to withdraw U.S. 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


 
Recent House Votes
 
Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007 – Vote Passed (348-72, 12 Not Voting)

The House easily passed this bill that will give the Federal Housing Administration the authority to assist struggling homeowners in making their mortgage payments.

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


Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act – Vote Passed (312-110, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would help the insurance industry cover costs in the event of a terrorist attack.

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


FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007 – Vote Passed (267-151, 14 Not Voting)

The House passed a measure obliging airlines to change flight schedules if the airlines are worsening delays with too many peak hour flights at the most trafficked airports.

Rep. Michael Turner voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


 
Upcoming Votes
 
National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008 – H.R.1585

The Senate is scheduled to continue work on this $459.3 billion bill that would fund the Department of Defense for the upcoming fiscal year.


Water Resources Development Act of 2007 – H.R.1495

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the Conference Report of this bill that would reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act.


State Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 – H.R.___

The House is scheduled to once again work on legislation to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.


Making continuing appropriations for FY2008 – H.J.Res.___

The House will take up this resolution to fund government operations, as the 2007 fiscal year ends on Sunday, September 30.


Popcorn Workers Lung Disease Prevention Act – H.R.2693

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill that calls on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue a standard regulating worker exposure to diacetyl.


Small Business Investment Expansion Act of 2007 – H.R.3567

The House will vote on this bill that would expand opportunities for investment in small businesses.


Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2007 – H.R.3121

The House is also scheduled to vote on this bill that is intended to restore the financial solvency of the national flood insurance program.


 
 
 
 
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