CT Reps Vote – May 14, 2007

Money was on the mind recently and vote, vote, vote our reps did! The House passed a $2.9 trillion budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year. How’s bout THEM apples.

“Hey mister, ya got a dollar?” … “I thought not.”

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

May 14, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments
* House: Budget Resolution, FY2008
* House: Student Loan Sunshine Act
* House: Homeland Security Authorization Act
* House: Re-deployment from Iraq Act
* House: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations
* House: Agricultural Disaster Assistance Appropriations Act
* House: Intelligence Authorization Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Water Resources Development Act
* House: National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008
* House: Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2007

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Recent Senate Votes:
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Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=157&chamber=S&congress=1101
Vote Passed (93-1, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill that would renew a Food and Drug Administration program requiring pharmaceutical companies to contribute to the costs of testing new medicines.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
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http://capwiz.com/congressorg/bio/?id=686)

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Recent House Votes:
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Budget Resolution, FY2008
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=307&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (212-207, 13 Not Voting)

The House passed a $2.9 trillion budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Student Loan Sunshine Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=313&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (414-3, 15 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill aimed at introducing transparency into dealings between private student loan lenders and colleges.

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

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Homeland Security Authorization Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=318&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (296-126, 10 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill authorizing $39.8 billion in Department of Homeland Security spending for the 2008 fiscal year.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
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Re-deployment from Iraq Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=330&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Failed (171-255, 7 Not Voting)

The House rejected this bill that would have required all U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq within six months.

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

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Emergency Supplemental Appropriations
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=333&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (221-205, 7 Not Voting)

The House approved this bill that would fund military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan in two installments.

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

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Agricultural Disaster Assistance Appropriations Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=336&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (302-120, 10 Not Voting)

This House bill would provide $3.5 billion to farmers who lost crops or livestock due to weather-related events during fiscal years 2005 through 2007.

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

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Intelligence Authorization Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=341&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (225-197, 10 Not Voting)

This bill authorizes spending for 16 U.S. intelligence gathering agencies for the upcoming fiscal year.

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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Water Resources Development Act – H.R.1495
The Senate is set to take up this $12 billion bill authorizing the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a variety of waterways, water supply, and environmental restoration projects.

National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008 – H.R.1585
This House bill would set defense spending priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.

Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2007 – H.R.1427
This bill would restructure the federal government’s housing finance agencies.

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