Monday, November 12, 2007

Pete Sessions finally says "no" to Bush!

In a rare break with the Bush White House, Pete Sessions voted with the bipartisan majority in Congress to override the President's veto of the Water Resources Development Act. See HR 1495, Roll No. 1040. Pete Sessions voted "yes."

In other votes, Pete Sessions was back in lockstep, voting against employment non-discrimination, appropriations for labor and education, and tax relief. From Congress.Org:

Employment Non-Discrimination Act - Vote Passed (235-184, 14 Not Voting)
The House passed this bill that would bar employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against potential workers based on their real or supposed sexual orientation. See H.R. 3685, Roll No. 1057. Pete Sessions voted "no."

Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Act, FY2008- Vote Passed (274-141, 17 Not Voting)
With this vote the House sent the appropriations bill funding the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education to the President’s desk. See H.R. 3043, Roll No. 1122.

Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2007 - Vote Passed (216-193, 24 Not Voting)
The House passed this bill to provide tax relief for the 2007 filing year. See H.R. 3996, Roll No. 1081. Pete Sessions voted "no."

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