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MEGA VOTE/HOW CONGRESS VOTED 11/05/07 UPDATE | November 8, 2007

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November 5, 2007

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

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
* Senate: Conference Report on Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008
* Senate: Veto Override on Water Resources Development Act of 2007
* House: Conference Report on Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008
* House: Veto Override on Water Resources Development Act of 2007
* House: United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
* House: Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2007


 
Recent Senate Votes
 
Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007 – Vote Passed (70-22, 8 Not Voting)

In a bipartisan effort, the Senate passed this $11.4 billion bill reauthorizing Amtrak for six years.

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


Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act – Vote Passed (64-30, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate passed a new bill to reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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
 
Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act – Vote Passed (334-80, 18 Not Voting)

This House bill is intended to update the government’s contracting programs targeting veteran and minority owned businesses.

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


Trade and Globalization Assistance Act – Vote Passed (264-157, 11 Not Voting)

On Wednesday the House passed this bill that reauthorizes and expands the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program.

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


Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act – Vote Passed (244-166, 22 Not Voting)

This House bill would overhaul environmental standards applied to mining, finance abandoned mine site clean-up, and charge royalties for hardrock mines located on federal lands.

Rep. Michael Turner voted NO……send e-mail or see bioFollow this link to read Commitee on Natural Resouces Chairman Nick Rohall’s summary of this important Bill

http://www.majoritywhip.gov/whip_pack/2007/10/29/docs/hr_2262_summary.pdf

 
Upcoming Votes
 
Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 – H.R.2419

The Senate will work on this bill that provides aid for farmers and funds for low-income nutrition programs.


Conference Report on Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008 – H.R.3043

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the conference report on this appropriations bill.


Veto Override on Water Resources Development Act of 2007 – H.R.1495

The Senate may also vote on a veto override on this bill to fund Army Corps of Engineers projects related to water supply, flood control and waterways navigation.


Conference Report on Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008 – H.R.3043

The House will vote on the conference report on this appropriations bill.


Veto Override on Water Resources Development Act of 2007 – H.R.1495

The House is also scheduled to vote on whether or not to override the veto of this bill to fund Army Corps of Engineers projects related to water supply, flood control and waterways navigation.


United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act – H.R.3688

The House will vote on this free trade agreement with Peru.


Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2007 – H.R.3996

The House will also likely vote on this bill intended to provide one-year extensions of expiring tax provisions and a one-year alternative minimum tax patch.


 
 
 
 
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