CT Reps Vote – March 19, 2007

Backdated to 3/19 on 4/10. This happens to be one of more interesting MegaVotes. Inside are votes on: Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act, Improving AmericaÂ’s Security Act, Freedom of Information Act Amendments, and more.

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

March 19, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Improving AmericaÂ’s Security Act
* Senate: U.S. Policy on Iraq
* House: Freedom of Information Act Amendments
* House: Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
* House: Accountability in Contracting Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Preserving U.S. Attorney Independence Act
* Senate: FY2008 Budget Resolution
* House: U.S. Troop Readiness, VeteransÂ’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act
* House: DC House Voting Rights Act

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Recent Senate Votes:
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Improving AmericaÂ’s Security Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=73&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Passed (60-38, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill that would implement several 9/11 Commission recommendations.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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U.S. Policy on Iraq
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=75&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Rejected (48-50, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected this resolution that called for beginning the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq within four months.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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Recent House Votes:
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Freedom of Information Act Amendments
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=144&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (308-117, 8 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would impose new requirement on government agencies regarding Freedom of Information Act requests.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=691)

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Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=153&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (331-94, 8 Not Voting)

This House bill is intended to strengthen federal workers’ whistleblower rights.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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see bio (http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=691)

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Accountability in Contracting Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=156&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (347-73, 13 Not Voting)

This House bill is intended to increase oversight of federal contractors.

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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Preserving U.S. Attorney Independence Act – S.214
This Senate bill would prohibit the attorney general from appointing U.S. attorneys for an indefinite time period without Senate confirmation.

FY2008 Budget Resolution –
The Senate is expected to debate this $2.96 trillion budget proposal for the 2008 fiscal year.

U.S. Troop Readiness, VeteransÂ’ Health and Iraq Accountability Act – HR.__
The House is scheduled to take up this $124 billion supplemental spending bill providing funds for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and a variety of other programs and projects.

DC House Voting Rights Act – H.R.1433
This bill would give the District of Columbia a full vote in the U.S. House and add another new seat from the state of Utah.

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