Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Sessions a "no show" for small business; votes "no" on trade, environment


Small Business Contracting Program Improvements Act - Vote Passed (334-80, 18 Not Voting)
This House bill is intended to update the government’s contracting programs targeting veteran and minority owned businesses. See
HR 3867, Roll No. 1017. Pete Sessions not voting.

Trade and Globalization Assistance Act - Vote Passed (264-157, 11 Not Voting)
On Wednesday the House passed this bill that reauthorizes and expands the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. See HR 3920, Roll No. 1025. Pete Sessions voted "no."

Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act - Vote Passed (244-166, 22 Not Voting)
This House bill would overhaul environmental standards applied to mining, finance abandoned mine site clean-up, and charge royalties for hardrock mines located on federal lands. See HR 2262, Roll No. 1033. Pete Sessions Voted "no."

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