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September 22, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 9-21-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

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Recent Senate Votes
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – Vote Passed (73-25, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate approved this $122 billion bill funding transportation and housing programs for the next fiscal year.

Sen. Mark Udall voted YES
Sen. Michael Bennet voted YES

Recent House Votes
Raising a question of the privileges of the House – Vote Passed (240-179, 5 Present, 10 Not Voting)

The House rebuked Rep. Joe Wilson for shouting “You lie” during President Obama’s healthcare address to a joint session of Congress.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES

Advanced Vehicle Technology Act – Vote Passed (312-114, 7 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would permit the Energy Department to spend $200 million per year more than it currently spends on programs for the research, development, demonstration and commercial application of new vehicle technologies.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES

Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (253-171, 10 Not Voting)

This House bill would terminate the Federal Family Education Loan Program and replace it with the Education Department’s Direct Lending program, as well as increase funding of Pell Grants and increase the annual grant maximum to $5500 in 2010.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES

Upcoming Votes
Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.2996

The Senate is scheduled to continue work on this $32.1 billion bill funding the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency and related programs for the next fiscal year.

Continuing Resolution – H.J.Res.

The House is scheduled to vote on this continuing resolution to fund government operations after the current fiscal year ends on September 30. None of the 12 annual appropriations bills have been completed.

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act – H.R.3548

This bill would extend by 13 weeks unemployment benefits in states with jobless rates over 8.5%.

1 Comment

  1. Has Perlmutter ever seen a spending bill that he didn’t like?

    Comment by Patrick Sperry — September 24, 2009 @ 3:12 pm

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