Archive for the 'CD3 John Shadegg' Category

Shadegg joins Republican health-care task force

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

CNS News:

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Wednesday that Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will chair a Health Care Task Force to craft Republican solutions to increase Americans’ access to affordable health care.
The task force will also highlight how the Democrats’ proposed government-run health care system will affect families.
“Health care costs are too high, access [...]

Shadegg supports radio royalties bill

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Media Week:

Radio broadcasters could be coughing up some big dough for performers and artists if legislation re-introduced in the House and Senate Wednesday (Feb. 4) becomes law. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) offered The Performance Rights Act, a bipartisan effort that would give the Library [...]

Today in the House: Stalking, dating violence and delayed flights

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

H Res 82, Raising awareness and encouraging prevention of stalking by establishing January 2009 as National Stalking Awareness Month. Passed the House 417 0. Flake did not vote; rest of delegation voted Yea.
H Res 103, Supporting the goals and ideals of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week. Passed the House 419 [...]

What were sponsoring this session

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Ann Kirkpatrick Nothing yet
Trent Franks Nothing yet
John Shadegg

H.R.450 : To require Congress to specify the source of authority under the United States Constitution for the enactment of laws, and for other purposes.
H.R.731 : To amend title 38, United States Code, to exclude individuals who have been convicted of committing certain sex offenses from [...]

Yavapai-Apache leaders meet with AZ delegation

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Camp Verde Bugle:
Throughout the week, Tribal Leaders met with Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick, Congressman Harry Mitchell, the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, as well as the offices of Congressman Trent Franks, Sen. John McCain, Sen. Jon Kyl, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Congressman Jeff Flake, Congressman John Shadegg and Congressman Raul [...]

House wants you to get your damned DTV

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

The Senate voted to postpone the digital TV transition deadline by unanimous consent, but the House said enough already. A measure to delay the deadline failed 258 168 (2/3 majority required)
Voted Yea (to postpone the deadline): Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Voted Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

House passes stimulus bill

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

The House passed HR1, the gazillion-billion-dollar stimulus package 244-188. All our Democrats voted for it, all our Republicans voted against it, yadda yadda.
Some highlights:

Jeff Flakes amendment to cut $800 million for inter-city rail got a floor vote but failed 116 320.
Flake: You cant spend this amount of money without spending money on some willy-nilly [...]

Energy and Commerce committee adopts Shadeggs hydropower language

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

The Committee approved an amendment from Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) that would make up to $500 million of the temporary loan guarantees available for advanced biofuel projects that reduce lifecycle GHG emissions, compared to other transportation fuels. The Committee also approved language from Rep. John Shadegg (R-AZ) that would make incremental hydropower projects eligible for [...]

Today in Congress: Boring

Monday, January 26th, 2009

The Senate voted 60 34 to confirm Timothy Geithner as Secretary of the Treasury. Kyl and McCain voted Nay.
H RES 31, Expressing support for designation of January 28, 2009, as National Data Privacy Day. Passed the House 402 0. Grijalva did not vote, rest of delegation voted Yea.
H RES 84, Honoring the [...]

Congress = dumb!

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Washington Times:
Arizona Republican Rep. John Shadegg, long an informal educator on the benefits and physics of hydroelectric power, said Thursday he often has resorted to third-grade textbooks to enlighten his colleagues.
Rep. Lee Terry questioned whether Mr. Shadegg was setting the bar too high.
Next time, dont use such advanced texts, the Nebraska Republican advised. [...]

Shadeggs office helps State Department find lost passport paperwork

Monday, January 26th, 2009

A Phoenix woman says she paid for her passport but more than a year later, she still hasnt received it.
She just wants what she says she paid for and, in this case, Pat Cotter paid around $100 for a passport.

3 On Your Side got in touch with Cotters congressman, John Shadegg, in hopes that [...]

Shadegg mentioned in economic Top 10

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Herb Morgan in Seeking Alpha mentions one of John Shadeggs ideas in 10 Things That Will Make Obamas Economic Plan Successful:
Eliminate tax and penalties on IRA withdrawals used to make direct mortgage payments. Congressman John Shadegg proposed this early in 2008 with HR5776 and candidate Obama has danced around this idea.

Shadegg acquires Bachmanns press secretary

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Minneapolis Star-Tribune:
Key members of Rep. Michele Bachmanns communications staff announced their departures Thursday for jobs with Republican leadership offices. Communications director Mary Vought is taking a job with the House Republican Conference, while press secretary Stephen Miller will be the new press secretary for eight-term Rep. John Shadegg, R-Ariz.
They were both part of the team [...]

Today in Congress: Fair Pay goes to Senate; House votes on football

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

S. 181, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. Passed 61 36. Kyl and McCain both voted Nay.
H J Res 3, Relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Passed 270 155.
Yea: Kirkpatrick, Franks, Shadegg, Mitchell, Flake
Nay: Pastor, Grijalva, Giffords
H Res 56, Expressing support for designation of [...]

Today in Congress: Hillary and TARP

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The Senate voted 94 2 to confirm Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. Kyl and McCain voted Yea.
The House voted 260 166 to pass H.R. 384, the TARP Reform and Accountability Act. The purpose of the bill is to reform the Troubled Assets Relief Program of the Secretary of the Treasury and ensure [...]

Recently in the House SCHIP, oversight hearings

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Childrens Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
Passed the House 289 139.
Voted Aye: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Voted No: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H Res 40, Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require each standing committee to hold periodic hearings on the topic of waste, fraud, abuse, or mismanagement in Government programs [...]

Friday in the House: Fair Pay, Israel resolution

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

H R 11, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, passed the House 247 171. The bill would clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, to amend the Fair Labor Standards [...]

Today in the House

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

H R 35, Presidential Records Act Amendments
To establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. Passed 359 58.
Voted Yea: Kirkpatrick, Pastor, Mitchell, Grijalva, Giffords
Voted Nay: Franks, Shadegg, Flake

H R 36, Presidential Library Donation Reform Act
To require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations. Passed 388 [...]

Its that time of the session

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

The Enumerate Powers Act gets introduced again, but not by John Shadegg this time. Shadegg always introduces it in the House, but this time its being introduced by Tom Coburn in the Senate.
It goes like this: If Congress cant prove the Constitutional basis for a law, theyre not allowed to pass it. I guess they [...]

Shadegg signs anti-bailout letter

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Newsmax reports that John Shadegg is one of 26 members of Congress to sign a letter opposing the auto bailout:
American taxpayers, the congressmen insisted, cannot afford to save every company facing financial peril. Their letter urges Bush not expand the use of TARP money to bailout American auto manufacturers for the sake of the long-term [...]