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Mar 08 2011

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MegaVote for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes

MegaVote for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes

Senate: Short-term Continuing Resolution
House: Short-term Continuing Resolution
House: Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Senate: Patent Reform Act of 2011
House: FHA Refinance Program Termination Act
House: Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act

Recent Senate Votes
Short-term Continuing Resolution – Vote Agreed to (91-9)

The Senate gave final approval to this continuing resolution funding government operations through March 18, 2011. Passage of the CR gives lawmakers time to work out a long-term solution to the 2011 fiscal year budget. The president signed it into law later that day.

Sen. Carl Levin voted NO……send e-mail
Sen. Debbie Stabenow voted YES……send e-mail

Recent House Votes
Short-term Continuing Resolution – Vote Passed (335-91, 6 Not Voting)

The House passed this continuing resolution funding government operations through March 18, 2011. Passage of the CR gives lawmakers time to work out a long-term solution to the 2011 fiscal year budget. The president signed it into law the next day.

Rep. Mike Rogers voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (314-112, 6 Not Voting)

The House voted to repeal a provision of the 2010 health care bill requiring businesses to report payments to vendors over $600 to the Internal Revenue Service. There is support in the Senate for repeal, but the two chambers disagree on how to offset the cost of repeal.

Rep. Mike Rogers voted YES……send e-mail

 

Upcoming Votes

Patent Reform Act of 2011 – S.23

The Senate is scheduled to work on this bill that would overhaul the nation’s patent laws.

FHA Refinance Program Termination Act – H.R.830

The House is scheduled to take up this bill that would end a Federal Housing Administration program intended to aid homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth.

Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act – H.R.836

The House is also expected to take up this bill that would end a Department of Housing and Urban Development program that provides loans to unemployed homeowners facing foreclosure.

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