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MEGA VOTE/HOW CONGRESS VOTED 11/20/07 UPDATE | November 20, 2007

 

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The Senate is in pro forma sessions until Monday, December 3. The House is in recess until Tuesday, December 4.
 
Recent Senate Votes
 
Improving Head Start Act – Vote Agreed to (95-0, 5 Not Voting)

The Senate unanimously passed this bill boosting funding for the Head Start program.

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


Motion to Invoke Cloture: Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, FY2008 – Vote Rejected (53-45, 2 Not Voting)

Before embarking on its Thanksgiving recess, the Senate failed to invoke cloture on this bill that would provide $50 billion of funding for the War in Iraq while setting a troop withdrawal plan.

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
 
Improving Head Start Act – Vote Passed (381-36, 15 Not Voting)

This House bill boosts funding for the Head Start program.

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


Conference Report on Transportation/HUD Appropriations, FY2008 – Vote Passed (270-147, 15 Not Voting)

On Wednesday the House passed this $51.2 billion bill to fund the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development for the 2008 fiscal year.

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


Orderly and Responsible Iraq Redeployment Appropriations Act, FY2008 – Vote Passed (218-203, 1 Present, 11 Not Voting)

The House approved legislation to grant the Department of Defense four months’ worth of emergency funding for the War in Iraq, under the condition that troop redeployment begins 30 days following the bill’s enactment.

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


Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act – Vote Passed (291-127, 14 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would reform consumer mortgage practices.

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


Responsible Electronic Surveillance That is Overseen, Reviewed, and Effective (RESTORE) Act – Vote Passed (227-189, 16 Not Voting)

This House bill would update the intelligence surveillance bill passed earlier this year.

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


Overriding the Veto of the Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008 – Vote Failed (277-141, 15 Not Voting)

The House failed to override the veto of this $150.7 billion bill that would fund the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.

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


 
 
 
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