CT Reps Vote – December 12, 2006

Last call! Doctors don’t need to say mum at 20 weeks but there will be tax credits and and an area of the Gulf of Mexico has been opened to oil drilling. That’s it for the 109th! Next call is on January 4th.
Congress.org presents:
M E G A V O T E

December 12, 2006

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Confirmation of Robert M. Gates to be Secretary of Defense
* Senate: Tax Relief and Health Care Act
* House: Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act
* House: Tax Relief and Health Care Act
* House: Trade bill
* House: Continuing appropriations for FY2007
* House: U.S.-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Promotion Act

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Editor’s Note:
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The 109th Congress has adjourned Sine Die. The 110th Congress will convene on January 4, 2007.==============================
Recent Senate Votes:
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Confirmation of Robert M. Gates to be Secretary of Defense
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=272&chamber=S&congress=1092
Vote Confirmed (95-2, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed Robert M. Gates to be the next Secretary of Defense.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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Tax Relief and Health Care Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=279&chamber=S&congress=1092
Vote Agreed to (79-9, 12 Not Voting)

The Senate gave final approval to this bill that extends a number of tax credits, normalizes trade relations with Vietnam and opens an area of the Gulf of Mexico to oil drilling.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted Not Voting
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Recent House Votes:
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Unborn Child Pain Awareness Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=526&chamber=H&congress=1092
Vote Failed (250-162, 20 Not Voting)

Under rules that need a two-thirds vote for passage, the House failed to pass this measure that would have required doctors to notify women seeking abortions after 20 weeks of gestation that the fetus feels pain.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO
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Tax Relief and Health Care Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=533&chamber=H&congress=1092
Vote Passed (367-45, 21 Not Voting)

The House approved this bill that extends a number of tax credits and opens an area of the Gulf of Mexico to oil drilling.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Trade bill
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=539&chamber=H&congress=1092
Vote Passed (212-184, 37 Not Voting)

This House bill combined several trade measures, including granting permanent normal trade relations with Vietnam and extending trade benefits to Haiti.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO
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Continuing appropriations for FY2007
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=540&chamber=H&congress=1092
Vote Passed (370-20, 43 Not Voting)

The House passed this continuing resolution to fund government operations through February 15, 2007.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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U.S.-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Promotion Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=541&chamber=H&congress=1092
Vote Passed (330-59, 44 Not Voting)

The House passed the conference report for this bill that would allow the U.S. to share nuclear fuel and technology with India for civilian uses.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO
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