Recent Votes

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We’re disappointed in Senator Hatch for failing to vote regarding the DREAM Act. We’re disappointed in Senator Hatch for failing to vote regarding the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” We’re disappointed in Senator Bennett for voting FOR amnesty, illegal immigration, and blanket pardons of past criminal behavior of illegal immigrants. Recent Senate Votes Middle…

S.510 Passed Thanks to Congressional Trickery

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The so-called food safety bill passed. It took corrupt procedural tricks to do it. We told you last week that the Senate made a mistake when they passed their version of the Food Safety Bill (S.510). Under the Constitution only the House can introduce revenue measures. The Senate trampled on this prerogative, and the House leadership…

Recent Votes

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We’d like to thank Senators Hatch and Bennett, and Congressman Bishop of their votes on the following issues. These votes are in-line with the sentiment of their constituency in SY08. Recent Senate Votes Cloture Motion, Defense Authorization Act – Vote Rejected (57-40, 3 Not Voting) The Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to move…

Last chance to stop Harry Reid's statist paybacks

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Today, the Senate will hold cloture votes on the Police-Firefighter Forced Unionism bill, the DREAM Act, a package for 9/11 responders, and legislation that would give Social Security recipients $250. In a blatant power grab, Harry Reid is trying to overload the system by jamming through as much legislation as he can at the same…

Harry Reid just can't help himself

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This Wednesday, the Senate will hold cloture votes on the Police-Firefighter Forced Unionism bill, the DREAM Act, a package for 9/11 responders, and legislation that would give Social Security recipients $250. In a blatant power grab, Harry Reid is trying to overload the system by jamming through as much legislation as he can at the…

Recent Votes

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Recent Senate Votes FDA Food Safety Modernization Act – Vote Passed (73-25, 2 Not Voting) The Senate passed this bill to overhaul the nation’s food safety rules. Shortly after passage, it was pointed out the bill contains revenue raising provisions and the constitution requires bills that raise revenue to originate in the House. At this time,…

Recent Votes

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Recent Senate Votes Cloture Motion; Paycheck Fairness Act – Vote Rejected (58-41, 1 Not Voting) The Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward on this bill that would require employers to demonstrate that any pay disparity between men and women is job-related and not gender-related. The future of the measure is unknown…