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How Kentucky’s Congressional delegation voted last week

March 30, 2010

Here’s the weekly update on how Kentucky’s representatives and senators voted on issues before them last week. The updates are provided by Congress.org, and anyone can sign up to receive them by heading to their Web site, which can also be accessed under the “Opinion” tab at www.Messenger-Inquirer.com.

Congress is now in recess, so this is some of the last action until mid-April.

Recent Senate Votes Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (56-43, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate approved this bill that would make changes to the 2010 health care overhaul law and revise student loan procedures. The Senate made minor changes to the bill, sending it back to the House.

Sen. Mitch McConnell voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Jim Bunning voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act – Vote Passed (93-0, 7 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this measure to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration through FY 2011 and expedite the transition to a new air traffic control system. The bill was sent to the House.

Sen. Mitch McConnell voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Jim Bunning voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes Small Business and Infrastructure Jobs Tax Act – Vote Passed (246-178, 5 Not Voting)

The House passed this legislation to provide tax incentives for small business job creation, extend the Build America Bonds program, and provide other infrastructure job creation tax incentives. It now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Whitfield voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Brett Guthrie voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (239-175, 1 Present, 14 Not Voting)

The House approved this measure that would provide funding for disaster relief, summer jobs and small business programs. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Ed Whitfield voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Brett Guthrie voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act – Vote Passed (276-145, 8 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration through FY 2011 and expedite the transition to a new air traffic control system. The bill now heads to the White House for the President’s signature.

Rep. Ed Whitfield voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Rep. Brett Guthrie voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (220-207, 3 Not Voting)

On Thursday night, the House agreed to Senate amendments to this legislation that would make changes to the 2010 health care overhaul law and revise student loan procedures. It now goes to President Obama, who is expected to sign it on Tuesday.

Rep. Ed Whitfield voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Brett Guthrie voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

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