CT Reps Votes – March 7, 2005

More votes though we’re into March so this news isn’t that old. Someone brought up beef! Where’s the beef? Take a peak and see what our reps voted for up to March 7, 2005.

March 7, 2005

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

Recent Congressional Votes –
* Senate: Congressional Rule Disapproval Re: Beef Importation
* House: Job Training Improvement Act
* House: Continuity in Representation Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills –
* Senate: Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
* House: Transportation Equity Act

Sen. Christopher Dodd
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Sen. Joseph Lieberman
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Rep. Rosa DeLauro
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Recent Senate Votes:
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Congressional Rule Disapproval Re: Beef Importation
Vote Agreed to (52-46, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed a resolution that would overturn a U.S. Department of Agriculture ruling to re-open the border to Canadian cattle and beef imports on March 7.

Sen. Christopher Dodd voted YES
Sen. Joseph Lieberman voted YES
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Recent House Votes:
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Job Training Improvement Act
Vote Passed (224-200, 9 Not Voting)

The House approved this measure reauthorizing the Workforce Investment Act which provides job training funding.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO
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Continuity in Representation Act

Vote Passed (329-68, 37 Not Voting)

This House bill calls for states to hold special elections within 49 days if a catastrophic event kills more than 100 members of the House.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO

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Upcoming Votes:
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Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 – S.256
The Senate is scheduled to continue considering this bill this week that would overhaul the nation?s bankruptcy laws. Two minimum wage amendments are on the schedule for late Monday.

Transportation Equity Act – H.R.3
The House is set to take up this $284 billion bill funding transportation programs.

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