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Thursday, December 20, 2007

For the Record

Here's how some major bills fared recently in Congress and how local congressional members voted, as provided by Thomas Voting Reports. NV means Not Voting.

House Votes


For: 222/Against: 199

The House approved the conference report on an estimated $48 billion fiscal 2008 budget (HR 2082) for the 16 U.S. intelligence agencies. The bill requires civilian as well as military interrogators to obey the Army Field Manual's ban on torture of prisoners and the United States to adhere to the Geneva Conventions when handling prisoners of war. The bill orders a National Intelligence Estimate on the effect of climate change on U.S. security.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.





Bartlett (R)


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