CT Reps Vote – January 15, 2007

Stems cell research received a nice shot in the arm and small business owners took a possible hit with the yea vote to increase the minimum wage.

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M E G A V O T E

January 15, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* House: Implementing the 9/11Commission Recommendations Act
* House: Fair Minimum Wage Act
* House: Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
* House: Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Ethics Reform bill
* House: To reduce interest rates for student borrowers
* House: To end subsidies for big oil and invest in renewable energy

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Recent House Votes:
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Implementing the 9/11Commission Recommendations Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=15&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (299-128, 8 Not Voting)This House bill is intended to implement the remaining 9/11 Commission homeland security recommendations.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Fair Minimum Wage Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum\u003d18&chamber\u003dH&congress\u003d1101
Vote Passed (315-116, 4 Not Voting)

This House bill would raise the minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $7.25 over the next two years.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum\u003d20&chamber\u003dH&congress\u003d1101
Vote Passed (253-174, 8 Not Voting)

This House bill would expand federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Fair Minimum Wage Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=18&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (315-116, 4 Not Voting)

This House bill would raise the minimum wage from $5.15 per hour to $7.25 over the next two years.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=20&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (253-174, 8 Not Voting)

This House bill would expand federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum\u003d23&chamber\u003dH&congress\u003d1101
Vote Passed (255-170, 10 Not Voting)

This House bill would require the government to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices with pharmaceutical companies.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Upcoming Votes:
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Ethics Reform bill – S.1
The Senate is scheduled to continue work on this ethics bill that would require the disclosure of earmark sponsorship and tighten lobbying rules.

To reduce interest rates for student borrowers – H.R.5
This bill would cut the interest rate on subsidized undergraduate student loans from 6.8% to 3.4%.

To end subsidies for big oil and invest in renewable energy – H.R.6
The House is scheduled to take up this bill that would end certain oil company incentives.

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Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=23&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (255-170, 10 Not Voting)

This House bill would require the government to negotiate Medicare prescription drug prices with pharmaceutical companies.

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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Ethics Reform bill – S.1
The Senate is scheduled to continue work on this ethics bill that would require the disclosure of earmark sponsorship and tighten lobbying rules.

To reduce interest rates for student borrowers – H.R.5
This bill would cut the interest rate on subsidized undergraduate student loans from 6.8% to 3.4%.

To end subsidies for big oil and invest in renewable energy – H.R.6
The House is scheduled to take up this bill that would end certain oil company incentives.

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