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July 22, 2009

Bennet Watch 7-21-09: Recent Senate Votes

Filed under: Bennet Watch — Sofie @ 6:32 am
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Cloture Motion; Nomination of Robert M. Groves, to be Director of the Census – Vote Agreed to (76-15, 9 Not Voting)

The Senate agreed to this procedural vote allowing a vote on the nomination of Robert Groves to be the Director of the Census, who was later confirmed by a voice vote.

Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES


Cloture Motion; To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes – Vote Agreed to (63-28, 9 Not Voting)

The Senate agreed to end debate on this amendment to the Military Construction authorization bill that would include gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and disability in the definition of hate crimes. The amendment was later approved by voice vote.

Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES
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