NY13 Blog; Retaking NY-13 from Rep. Vito Fossella

Following the corruption, ineffectiveness and hypocrisy of Rep. Vito Fossella.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Fossella's recent legislative votes

Veto Override; Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act (House Roll Call No. 491)
Vote Passed (383-41, 11 Not Voting)

The House overrode the President's veto of a bill that cancels a scheduled 10.6 percent cut in Medicare physician payments.

Rep. Vito Fossella voted Yes

Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act (House Roll Call No. 511)
Vote Failed (244-173, 18 Not Voting)

The House failed to attain the necessary two-thirds margin needed to pass this bill that would have required energy companies to drill for oil and gas in areas where licenses have already been acquired.

Rep. Vito Fossella voted NO

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