I’m not so sure I know why DeLauro voted no on this bill: Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act. It was a close vote at 217-213, 3 Not Voting but where’s the bad in making the law making process more transparent? Was something attached to the bill? Did someone add on a few hundred thousand small fries?
Though, looking at the map of votes. Something was definitely strange in the bill. Nearly all of the north east and the west coast voted NO. Hmm. Rosa… Care to offer some insight into this? I’ll be your voice to the people.
The other guys (Dodd and Lieberman) approved 109 BILLion bucks for Iraq military operations and hurricane relief. That’s 100 nine BILLion bucks. Show me the money!
|May 8, 2006
In this MegaVote for Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes –
Senate: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act
House: Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act
House: Security and Accountability for Every Port Act
Upcoming Congressional Bills –
Senate: Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2006
Senate: Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act
House: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act – Vote Passed (77-21, 2 Not Voting)
The Senate approved a $109 billion spending bill providing funding for military operations in Iraq and hurricane relief.
Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
|Recent House Votes|
|Lobbying Accountability and Transparency Act – Vote Passed (217-213, 3 Not Voting)
The House passed this lobbying reform bill that is intended to toughen rules for lobbyists and make the lawmaking process more transparent.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Security and Accountability for Every Port Act – Vote Passed (421-2, 9 Not Voting)
The House passed this $5.5 billion bill that would require 98 percent of all cargo entering U.S. seaports to be checked for radioactive materials and create a grant program to fund port security projects.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
|Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2006 – S.22
The Senate is scheduled to debate this bill that would cap non-economic medical malpractice lawsuit awards and control the cost of malpractice insurance.
Health Insurance Marketplace Modernization and Affordability Act – S.1955
Following action on the malpractice bill, the Senate may proceed to this bill that would allow small businesses to band together to provide health insurance.
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 – H.R.5122
The House is scheduled to consider this $512.9 billion bill authorizing defense expenditures for the upcoming fiscal year.
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