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Key Votes

2007 Connecticut Business and Consumers Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Bill Title Outcome
May 9, 2007 CT SB 1015 Trans Fat Ban Bill Passed - Senate (26 - 10)
June 1, 2007 CT HB 7032 State Job Retention Bill Passed - House (125 - 25)
June 2, 2007 CT HB 7432 Energy and Electricity Efficiency Bill Passed - Senate (32 - 3)
June 1, 2007 CT HB 7432 Energy and Electricity Efficiency Bill Passed - House (128 - 19)
May 31, 2007 CT Sub SB 847 Workers' Compensation Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 15)
May 30, 2007 CT SB 1483 Tax Code Modification Bill Passed - Senate (19 - 17)
May 31, 2007 CT HB 7400 Tax Code Modification Bill Passed - Senate (19 - 17)
May 30, 2007 CT HB 7400 Tax Code Modification Bill Passed - House (90 - 58)

About the Selection and Description of Key Votes

Project Vote Smart provides easy access to congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Project Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

Project Vote Smart provides a summary of the version of the bill text associated with each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the content of the final version of the bill. Summaries are written by Project Vote Smart's staff and interns, who adhere to the Project's strict policies and procedures in order to guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. Each key vote selection is reviewed by the Project's community of advisers, who are political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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