In this MegaVote for Ohio's 10th Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Upcoming Congressional Bills
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Ethanol subsidies amendment - Vote Agreed to (73-27)|
During work on the Economic Development Administration bill, the Senate adopted this amendment to eliminate a tax credit refiners receive for adding ethanol to gasoline and a tariff on imported ethanol.
Sen. Rob Portman voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Sherrod Brown voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
|Recent House Votes|
|Military Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations, FY2012 - Vote Passed (411-5, 16 Not Voting)|
The House passed this $143.9 billion bill that would fund the Veterans Affairs Department and the Defense Departments construction activities for the upcoming fiscal year. The bill marks a two percent increase over the current years level. The Senate has not yet begun work on its version of the bill.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich voted YES......send e-mail or see bio
Agriculture Appropriations, FY2012 - Vote Passed (217-203, 12 Not Voting)
The House passed this bill that would provide $125.5 billion in the upcoming fiscal year for the Agriculture Department. The bill would cut discretionary spending by thirteen percent over the current amount and increase mandatory spending by three percent. The Senate has not yet begun work on its version of the bill.
Rep. Dennis Kucinich voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
|Nomination of Leon E. Panetta to be Defense Secretary -|
The Senate has a Tuesday vote scheduled on the nomination of Leon Panetta, the current CIA Director, to be the new Defense Secretary.
Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 - S.679
This bill would reduce the number of executive branch appointments that require Senate confirmation.
Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011 - S.782
The Senate is scheduled to work on this bill that would authorize $500 million annually over the next 5 years for the Economic Development Administration.
Defense Appropriations - H.R.2219
The House is scheduled to work on this bill that would provide the Defense Department with $648.7 billion for the 2012 fiscal year.
America Invents Act - H.R.1249
The House may also take up this bill that would overhaul the U.S. patent system.
Friday, June 24, 2011