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September 14, 2007

Senate Votes - H.R. 3074: Transportation, HUD Appropriations (Passage)

H.R. 3074: Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008

Debate

Amendments (GovTrack, Thomas)

Previous Senate Votes, All Votes

S.Amdt. 2844 by Sen. DeMint [R-SC]
To provide a system for better construction and maintenance of America's aging bridge infrastructure by spending American tax dollars more effectively and efficiently.
Motion to Table Agreed to 56-37

S.Amdt. 2812 by Sen. Coburn [R-OK]
To remove an unnecessary earmark for the International Peace Garden in Dunseith, North Dakota.
Motion to Table Agreed to 63-32

On Passage of the Bill
Passed 88-7


Transportation-HUD Bill Passes as Senate Ignores Veto Threat
The Senate passed its fiscal 2008 Transportation-Housing spending bill by a wide margin Wednesday, after killing an attempt to waive Davis-Bacon wage rules for maintenance and replacement of aging bridges.

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