Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Pete Sessions votes "no" to Native Hawaiians, Children's Health

Pete Sessions voted "no" to the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Acts, and "no" to reauthorization of SCHIP. From Congress.Org:

Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act
Vote Passed (261-153, 18 Not Voting)
The House passed H.R. 505, to express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity, by a yea-and-nay vote of 261 yeas to 153 nays, Roll No. 1000. Pete Sessions voted "no."

Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act
Vote Passed (265-142, 26 Not Voting)
A new bill to reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program was passed by the House, a week after the chamber failed to override President Bush’s veto of the previous version of the bill. See H.R. 3963, "to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program." See Roll No. 1009. Pete Sessions voted "no."

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