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Monday, October 24, 2005

Recent Congressional Votes

Recent Senate Votes

Transportation/Treasury/HUD Appropriations Act, FY2006 - Vote Passed (93-1, 6 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this $65.96 billion bill funding the Departments of Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development for the 2006 fiscal year, setting up a conference committee with the House.

Sen. Judd Gregg voted YES......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. John Sununu voted Not Voting......send e-mail or see bio



Recent House Votes

Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act - Vote Passed (306-120, 7 Not Voting)

The House voted to prohibit lawsuits blaming the food industry for weight-gain or obesity.

Rep. Charles Bass voted YES......send e-mail or see bio


Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act - Vote Passed (283-144, 6 Not Voting)

This bill will protect gun manufacturers and distributors from lawsuits stemming from the criminal use of their products.

Rep. Charles Bass voted YES......send e-mail or see bio

Comments:
I'm thinking Congress has better things to do than protect big binezz from law suits and holding hearings for steroids, only to glean a few months house arrest for the worst figures involved. I mean really, if you eat 4 Big Macs a day, then shoot your mother in law, then blame the dizzying effects of steroid use, I suppose you deserve this type of hack government lacking any type of real priorities.

Are these really the most pressing issues to bring to the floor of Congress???
 
They're representing their constituency - corporate America.
 
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