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MEGA VOTE/HOW CONGRESS VOTED 10/22/07 UPDATE | October 22, 2007

 

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October 22, 2007

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


Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Commerce/Justice/Science Appropriations Act, FY2008
* House: Internet Tax Freedom Act
* House: Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act
* House: Overriding the Veto of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008
* House: Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007
* House: Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007
* House: Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act


 
Recent Senate Votes
 
Commerce/Justice/Science Appropriations Act, FY2008 – Vote Passed (75-19, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate approved this $55.4 billion bill that would fund the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, NASA and other science agencies.

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
 
Internet Tax Freedom Act – Vote Passed (405-2, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed legislation that would extend the moratorium on Internet access taxes through November 2011.

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


Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act – Vote Passed (377-38, 16 Not Voting)

This House bill would require rail carriers transporting hazardous substances to pass inspection and to provide their workers with supplementary safety equipment.

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


Overriding the Veto of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act – Vote Failed (273-156, 4 Not Voting)

The House came thirteen votes short of overriding the President’s veto of H.R. 976, a bill that would reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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


 
Upcoming Votes
 
Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008 – H.R.3043

The Senate is expected to complete this $600 billion bill funding the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for the 2008 fiscal year.


Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 – H.R.3685

The House is scheduled to take up this bill on Wednesday that would make it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees based on sexual orientation.


Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 – H.R.505

Under this bill, Native Hawaiians would be permitted to organize into a governing entity that could negotiate with the federal government.


Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act – H.R.3867

This bill is intended to improve the government’s small business contracting programs.


 
 
 
 
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