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September 16, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 9-14-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

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Recent Senate Votes

Travel Promotion Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (79-19, 1 Not Voting)

This Senate bill would promote travel in the United States and includes a provision to create a nonprofit corporation intended to encourage tourism from abroad.

Sen. Mark Udall voted YES

Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES

Recent House Votes

Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act – Vote Passed (311-107, 15 Not Voting)

The House approved this bill that would permanently authorize funding for the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES

Upcoming Votes

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.3288

The Senate is scheduled to continue work on this $122 billion bill funding transportation and housing programs for the next fiscal year.

Advanced Vehicle Technology Act of 2009 – H.R.3246

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill to create an Energy Department program for the research, development, demonstration and commercial application of vehicle technologies.

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 – H.R.3221

The House is also scheduled to vote on this higher education bill that intends to fully fund maximum Pell Grants amounts, would simplify student financial aid forms, and would terminate the Federal Family Education Loan Program and replace it with the Education Department’s Direct Lending program.


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