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Shadegg roundup

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Helps unveil conservative no-cost stimulus bill: says “We are outsourcing energy production in this nation to a scale 10 times as great as any of the outsourcing of American jobs. [CNS News]
On Democrats spending bill: Once you seek your earmarks, youre obligated to vote for the whole package. I think those kind of reforms are [...]

Today in the House Mortgage bailout

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

H R 1106, Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, seeks to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. Passed the House 234 191.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H Res 153, Commending the University of Southern California Trojan football team for its victory in the 2009 Rose Bowl. Yes, [...]

Recently in the House More truly important Congressional activities

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

H Res 45, establishing March as National Criminal Justice Month. Passed 415 0.

H Res 195, Recognizing and honoring the employees of the Department of Homeland Security on its sixth anniversary for their continuous efforts to keep the nation safe. Passed 418 0.

H Res 201, Recognizing Beverly Eckerts service to the Nation and particularly [...]

Shadegg wants to ease restrictions on visas for nurses

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

A resolution has been introduced in the US House of Representative, which calls for creation of a special non-immigrant visa category for registered nurses.
The legislation, if passed, would facilitate much easier and faster availability of nursing visas to registered and practicing nurses from countries like India, China and Philippines. The US is currently facing a [...]

Omnibus Appropriations Bill of 2009

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

H R 1105, the Omnibus Appropriations Act for 2009, passed the House 245 178. $410 billion, read Republican and Blue Dog responses in posts below.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Grijalva
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Mitchell, Flake, Giffords

Shadegg: Everyone is cutting back except Congress

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

The Business Journal reports that John Shadegg was not happy with the Dems omnibus spending package:
“Everyone across the country is cutting back. They are saving every dime they can, doing with less, and prioritizing their budgets. Everyone, that is, except Congress. On the heels of the largest spending bill in our history, House Democrats are [...]

Today in the House: Angry Chimp Act

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

H R 80, the Captive Primate Safety Act, seeks to treat nonhuman primates as prohibited wildlife species. Passed the House 323 95.
Aye: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
No: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

Today in the House: Teens, Guam and Utah land

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

H R 911, Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act. Seeks to require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs. Passed the House 295 102.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H R 44, Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. Seeks to implement [...]

Congress Republicans missing Obama in Mesa; most not invited

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

East Valley Tribune:
The states two senators Republicans John McCain and Jon Kyl both plan to miss the event at Dobson High School. They say they were neither invited nor informed of the presidents visit to their home turf in time to alter their plans and show up for the speech.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer [...]

Stimulus passes House

Friday, February 13th, 2009

H.R. 1, The Stimulus, passed the House again 246 183 1.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

Shadegg: Stimulus is Friday the 13th Horror

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Red State:
How fitting is it that the stimulus bill is coming to a strong-arm vote on Friday the 13th?
This entire process has been a horror story. The exclusion of Republicans. The pork and paybacks for special interests. The secret, closed-door meetings. The mammoth bill text kept hidden until hours before the vote.
But of course the [...]

Shadegg: Stimulus hands healthcare to government

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Town Hall:

Every day Americans learn about another outrageous, irrelevant spending provision in Democrats’ so-called stimulus bill.
There’s money for global warming. There’s money for sex education. There’s money for Amtrak. There’s money for unions. There’s money to buy new cars and office space for bureaucrats. They’re even doing golf course renovations. Who knows, maybe they’ll even [...]

Today in the House: Elder abuse

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

H. R. 448, the Elder Abuse Victims Act, passed the House 397 25.
The bill seeks to protect seniors in the United States from elder abuse by establishing specialized elder abuse prosecution and research programs and activities to aid victims of elder abuse, to provide training to prosecutors and other law enforcement related [...]

Shadegg on Fox News tomorrow to discuss healthcare

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

John Shadegg will appear on Fox News’ America’s Newsroom tomorrow (Thursday) at 7:15 a.m. to talk about the Stimulus Provision Regarding Government-Run Healthcare.
From a press release:
“The stimulus package recently passed by the House of Representatives includes a provision that will greatly affect health care in America. The bill creates a Federal Coordinating Council [...]

Mitchell: We must walk the walk of self-restraint

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Harry Mitchells floor speech today:
I rise today to thank Speaker Pelosi for agreeing to block the next scheduled Congressional pay raise. As government acts to cap executive compensation, and as millions of Americans watch their incomes shrink, a pay raise for Members of Congress would have seemed glaringly out of touch.
If we are going [...]

Really super-important things the House voted on today

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

H RES 114, Supporting the goals and ideals of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Passed 398 0. Everyone from AZ voted Yea.
H RES 60, Recognizing and commending University of Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford for winning the 2008 Heisman Trophy and for his academic and athletic accomplishments. Passed 394 0. Happy that [...]

Shadegg: Obama plan doesnt address right issues

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Arizona Republican Congressman John Shadegg said President Barack Obama did fine in his first prime time news conference since taking office, but Shadegg still was not a fan of the economic stimulus package expected to be approved Tuesday by the Senate.
Shadegg, who voted against the stimulus package passed by the House last week, said Obamas [...]

Shadegg: GOP spirits high

Monday, February 9th, 2009

DC Examiner:
You see it all over Capitol Hill, in the hallways, the hearing rooms, the gathering spots. Republicans, coming off a devastating, across-the-board electoral defeat, are … happy. Being in opposition, after eight years of a Republican presidency and 12 years of GOP rule in Congress, suits many of them just fine.
It’s not that they [...]

Possibly presidential candidate Shadegg to speak at conference with Coulter, Rush

Friday, February 6th, 2009

The Atlantic:
The latest schedule for the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. late February: Possible presidential candidates include Rep. Paul Ryan (WI), speaking Thursday, Rep. Mike Pence (IN), speaking Thursday hes invited, not confirmed Gov. Mike Huckabee, on Thursday, Gov. Sarah Palin, on Thursday invited, not confirmed, and Rep. John [...]

Today in Congress: DTV and Death in Custody

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

John McCains amendment to prohibit the applicability of Buy American requirements in the stimulus bill to the utilization of funds provided by the Act failed 31 65. The Senate is still working on the stimulus.
S 352, the DTV Delay Act, passed the House 264 158. The bills purpose is to postpone the DTV [...]