CT Reps Vote – April 16, 2007

Stem Cells have made their way back to the floor. This time though,  support is in the House… And the Senate. I’m a bit disappointed Mr. Dodd, why didn’t you vote.

Congress.org presents:
M E G A V O T E

April 16, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007
* Senate: HOPE Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Intelligence Authorization Act, FY2007
* Senate: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007
* House: RECOVER Act
* House: Water Resources Development Act of 2007
* House: Sowing the Seeds Through Science and Engineering Research Act

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Recent Senate Votes:
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Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=127&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Passed (63-34, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to reverse President Bush’s 2001 decision prohibiting government funds from being spent to create new lines of embryonic stem cells.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted Not Voting
send e-mail (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/mail/?id=686&mailid=custom)
see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=686)

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HOPE Act

http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=128&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Passed (70-28, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill that would increase funding for adult stem cell research.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted Not Voting
send e-mail (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/mail/?id=686&mailid=custom)
see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=686)

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Upcoming Votes:
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Intelligence Authorization Act, FY2007 – S.372
The Senate is expected to complete action early in the week on this bill authorizing intelligence-related expenditures for the current fiscal year.

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 – S.3
Following completion of the intelligence bill, the Senate is scheduled to begin work on this bill that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices.

RECOVER Act – H.R.1361
This bill would allow approved lenders to originate and administer Small Business Administration disaster loans.

Water Resources Development Act of 2007 – H.R.1495
This $14 billion bill would provide funds for a variety of Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects.

Sowing the Seeds Through Science and Engineering Research Act – H.R.363
This House bill authorizes appropriations for science and engineering research and education.

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