Today the House voted on these bills:
|H.R. 8463||472||334-87||N||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 8446||471||331-95||N||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 2794||470||425-0||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 8888||469||376-49||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 3662||468||381-42||N||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 7321||467||374-52||Y||Y||N||Not Voting|
|H.R. 6965||466||325-93||N||Y||N||Not Voting|
|H.R. 958||465||414-7||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 2551||464||393-29||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 3470||463||423-0||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 8466||462||351-73||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 4900||461||415-9||Y||Y||Y||Not Voting|
|H.R. 3843||460||242-184||N||N||N||Not Voting|
|H.R. 7780||459||220-205||N||N||N||Not Voting|
Claudia Tenney explains her NO votes:
September 30, 2022
I voted “No” on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6833, the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, also known as the Continuing Resolution. This Continuing Resolution failed to meaningfully address any of the crises that are hammering New Yorkers, which is why I strongly opposed it. The bill does nothing to rein in reckless spending or tackle runaway inflation. It fails to take any action to secure the Southern Border or protect middle-income Americans from Biden’s IRS audits. The Continuing Resolution ignores the root causes of our energy crisis and fails to unleash American energy production to lower prices for consumers. And it fails to crush the flow of deadly opioids that are a scourge on our communities. I remain committed to delivering what the American people are demanding: an economy that is strong, a nation that is safe, a future that is built on freedom, and a government that is accountable to the people. This bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 230-201.
Note: This continuing resolution prevented a government shutdown, which neither party wanted.
September 29, 2022
I voted “No” on H.R. 7780, the Mental Health Matters Act. This bill would provide grant funding to state and local education agencies to implement mental health interventions, facilitate partnerships between school districts and higher education institutions, recruit and retain mental health service providers, and connect school districts with local trauma-informed support and mental health systems. Unfortunately, while well-intentioned, this bill contains harmful provisions that could ultimately drive the cost of mental health coverage through the roof, causing employers to drop mental health coverage in order to avoid costly litigation. It also neglects to prioritize the importance of families and the broader community when dealing with mental health challenges and could further isolate children from their parents and other community support structures. Further, the legislation authorizes more spending, despite the fact that schools received approximately $190 billion in COVID-19 relief funding already, portions of which remains unspent. In addition, we still do not truly understand the extent to which COVID-related lockdownshurt our students and exacerbated mental health issues, something which we should firmly understand first so we can target any new federal spending. Our communities desperately need access to mental health care, which is why I co-led the REACHING Improved Mental Health Outcomes for Patients Act earlier this year to reauthorize and strengthen important mental health programs. This bill (H.R. 7780, the Mental Health Matters Act) passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 220-205.
Note: H.R. 7237, REACHING Improved Mental Health Outcomes for Patients Act with four cosponsors is still in committee and will die there.
I voted “No” on H.R. 6955, the Visit America Act, as amended. This bill establishes a new Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Travel and Tourism position to promote U.S. travel and tourism. However, unfortunately, this bill also includes many policies related to the far-left’s woke agenda under the guise of tourism, needlessly turning this into a highly partisan position. This bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 325-93.
I voted “No” on H.R. 7321, the Global Aircraft Maintenance Safety Improvement Act. This bill would add new regulations and oversight requirements to foreign aircraft repair stations. However, these new regulations will force domestic air carriers to raise prices even further at a time when costs are already soaring. While I support ensuring the safety of aircraft, these new regulations are unnecessary and overly burdensome on domestic air carriers. This issue could have been and should have been addressed in a more targeted and thoughtful manner. This bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 374-52.
I voted “No” on Suspensions En Bloc (H.R. 8956, H.R. 6967, H.R. 8163, H.R. 4081, H.R. 6889, H.R. 1638, Senate Amendment to H.R. 5641, H.R. 3304, H.R. 8875, S.1198, H.R. 8510, H.R. 8681, and H.R. 4821). This en bloc contained various problematic bills, including legislation that was never subject to a hearing in advance of markup, where legislation could have been debated and more information could have been gleaned with respect to its effects. This package of legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 296-127.