Conservative First

December 8, 2009

Bennet, Udall, and Perlmutter Watch 12-7-09: Recent and Upcoming Votes

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Recent Senate Votes
Amendment to clarify coverage for preventive services for women – Vote Agreed to (61-39)

The Senate adopted this amendment to the health care reform bill, which aims to guarantee that women of all ages receive an annual women’s health exam at no cost. The Senate is still debating this bill.

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

Recent House Votes
Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (225-200, 9 Not Voting)

The House approved this legislation that would lower the maximum rate of estate and gift taxes to 45% after 2009. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted YES

Upcoming Votes
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – H.R.3590

The Senate is expected to continue working on this health care reform legislation.

Tax Extenders of 2009 – H.R.___

The House is scheduled to work on this bill intended to provide individuals and businesses with about $30 billion in tax relief.

Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 – H.R.4173

The House is also expected to take up this legislation that would reform financial regulations.


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