Conservative First

November 25, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 11-24-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

From MegaVote at Congress.org:

Recent Senate Votes
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010 – Vote Passed (100-0)

The Senate unanimously passed this $133.9 billion bill funding military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Senate and House will now go to conference to work out differences between their versions of the bill.

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


Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (98-0, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill intended to provide assistance to caregivers of veterans and to improve veterans’ health care. It now goes to the House.

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


Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed; Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 – Vote Agreed to (60-39, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to proceed to debate on this bill, which is being used as the vehicle for health care reform legislation. The Senate will begin debate following the Thanksgiving recess.

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


Recent House Votes
Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (395-31, 8 Not Voting)

The House approved this legislation that would reauthorize FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters grants and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program through FY2014. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES


Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (243-183, 8 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill to change the formula that determines the Medicare physician fee schedule, with the intention of preventing a 21 percent reduction in Medicare payments to physicians. It now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES
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