CT Reps Vote – April 2, 2007

I’m back dating this to the appropriate date. It is being posted on 4/10. Yes’m!

An important troop bill was passed as well as some budget stuff. The hot topic is in the upcoming bills section of this MegaVote – Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act. Survey says…

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

April 2, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health, and Iraq Accountability Act
* House: Budget Resolution, FY2008

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
* Senate: HOPE Act
* House: DC House Voting Rights Act

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Recent Senate Votes:
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U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans’ Health, and Iraq Accountability Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=126&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Passed (51-47, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this $122 million emergency supplemental bill that provides funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and sets a timetable for withdrawing troops from Iraq.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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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Recent House Votes:
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Budget Resolution, FY2008
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=212&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (216-210, 7 Not Voting)

The House passed this $2.9 trillion budget plan setting spending priorities for the 2008 fiscal year.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
send e-mail (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/mail/?id=691&mailid=custom)
see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=691)

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Upcoming Votes:
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Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act – S.5
Following the Easter recess, the Senate is scheduled to take up this bill increasing funding for embryonic stem cell research.

HOPE Act – S.30
This Senate bill would increase funding for adult stem cell research.

DC House Voting Rights Act – H.R.1433
The House is scheduled to take up this bill after the recess that would give the District of Columbia a full vote in the U.S. House and add a new seat from the state of Utah.

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