CT Reps Vote – May 7, 2007

60 votes short of overturning President Bush’s veto. He’s gotten 2 through so far. Wow. Way to go W.  In other news The House passed a bill that expands the definition of a “hate crime” to include sexual orientation. This needed a bill?

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

May 7, 2007

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* House: Veto Override, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations
* House: Improving Head Start Act
* House: Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2007
* Senate: Water Resources Development Act
* House: Homeland Security Authorization Act, FY2008

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Recent House Votes:
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Veto Override, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=276&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Failed (222-203, 1 Present, 7 Not Voting)

The House fell over 60 votes short of overturning President Bush’s veto of a $124 billion spending bill that would have set a timetable for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq.

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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Improving Head Start Act
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=285&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (365-48, 19 Not Voting)

This House bill is intended to boost funding for the Head Start program.

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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Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
http://capwiz.com/congressorg/issues/votes/?votenum=299&chamber=H&congress=1101
Vote Passed (237-180, 16 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that expands the definition of a “hate crime” to include sexual orientation.

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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Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2007 – S.1082
The Senate is scheduled to complete work on this bill reauthorizing the Food and Drug Administration’s drug review operations.

Water Resources Development Act – S.1248
Following the FDA bill, the Senate will take up this bill to authorize the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a variety of waterways, water supply, and environmental restoration projects.

Homeland Security Authorization Act, FY2008 – H.R.1684
This House bill would authorize nearly $40 billion in Department of Homeland Security spending for the upcoming fiscal year.

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