CT Reps Vote – July 5, 2006

Flag burning update… The Senate fell one vote short of approving this constitutional amendment to give Congress the power to prohibit flag burning.

A freedom remains free. Phew.

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presents:
July 5, 2006

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


Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Flag Desecration Amendment
* Senate: U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
* House: Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act
* House: Media Leak Resolution


Editor’s Note: The Senate and House are in recess until Monday, July 10th.
Recent Senate Votes
Flag Desecration Amendment – Vote Rejected (66-34)

The Senate fell one vote short of approving this constitutional amendment to give Congress the power to prohibit flag burning.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act – Vote Passed (60-34, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate approved this free trade pact with the Middle East nation of Oman.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act – Vote Passed (232-187, 13 Not Voting)

This House bill would give states more control over oil and natural gas exploration in coastal waters and reduce limits on offshore drilling.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Media Leak Resolution – Vote Passed (227-183, 22 Not Voting)

The House passed this resolution condemning media outlets that print classified information about programs and techniques used by the government to track terrorist activity.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


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