CT Reps Vote – August 7, 2006

The Republican party played a risk… And lost. The Dems hands were forced. Yea. This is the frustrating thing about adding topics to bills. “The Senate rejected this motion to move to a final vote on this bill that would extend estate tax relief and raise the minimum wage.” Why would those two things be put on the same bill? Simple answer – Politics. Put up your bill and let it stand on it’s own would’ja? Nexxxt.

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

August 7, 2006

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act
* Senate: Cloture Motion; Estate Tax/Minimum Wage bill
* Senate: Pension Protection Act

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Editor’s Note:
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The Senate is in recess until Tuesday, September 5. The House is in recess until Wednesday, September 6.==============================
Recent Senate Votes:
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Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act
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Vote Passed (71-25, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill to open parts of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and natural gas exploration.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO
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Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted Not Voting
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Cloture Motion; Estate Tax/Minimum Wage bill
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum\u003d229&amp;amp;chamber\u003dS&amp;amp;congress\u003d1092
Vote Rejected (56-42, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected this motion to move to a final vote on this bill that would extend estate tax relief and raise the minimum wage.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO
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Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted Not Voting
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Pension Protection Act
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Cloture Motion; Estate Tax/Minimum Wage bill
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=229&chamber=S&congress=1092
Vote Rejected (56-42, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected this motion to move to a final vote on this bill that would extend estate tax relief and raise the minimum wage.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO
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Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted Not Voting
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Pension Protection Act
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Vote Passed (93-5, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate gave final approval to this pension reform bill that is intended to help employer-funded pension plans remain solvent.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted Not Voting
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Vote Passed (93-5, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate gave final approval to this pension reform bill that is intended to help employer-funded pension plans remain solvent.

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)

Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted Not Voting
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see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=688)

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