Monday, January 28, 2008

Mega Vote Score Card

January 28, 2008

In this MegaVote for Arizona's 7th Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes -
* Senate: National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008
* House: Veto Override on Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement

Upcoming Congressional Bills -
* Senate: FISA Amendments Act of 2007
* House: Economic Stimulus Package
Recent Senate Votes
National Defense Authorization Act, FY2008 - Vote Passed (91-3, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate approved a modified version of the defense authorization bill, which addressed concerns that caused President Bush to unexpectedly veto the original bill last month.

Sen. John McCain voted Not Voting......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Jon Kyl voted YES......send e-mail or see bio

Recent House Votes
Veto Override on Children’s Health Insurance Program Extension and Improvement - Vote Failed (260-152, 19 Not Voting)

The House fell 15 votes short of the two-thirds majority needed to override President Bush’s veto of this bill reauthorizing and expanding the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Rep. Raul Grijalva voted YES......
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords voted YES.

Upcoming Votes
FISA Amendments Act of 2007 - S.2248

The Senate is scheduled to vote on this intelligence surveillance bill.


Economic Stimulus Package - H.R.____

The House will vote on this economic stimulus bill early in the week.

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