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Curt Sonney's Voting Records on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: State House (PA) - District 4, Republican

Pennsylvania Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 1, 2013 HB 1075 Amends Public Welfare Code Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(108 - 94)
June 30, 2012 HB 1261 Repeals the General Assistance Cash Program Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(102 - 91)
June 6, 2012 SB 1310 Authorizes Repayment of Unemployment Debt to the Federal Government Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(129 - 67)
June 30, 2011 HB 960 Public Assistance Program Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(130 - 66)
March 7, 2011 HB 960 Public Assistance Program Amendments House Co-sponsor
June 29, 2009 HB 1 Expanding Health Insurance Bill Passed - House
(104 - 96)
May 13, 2008 SB 1278 Child Support Fee Bill Passed - House
(116 - 84)

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