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H.R.2608 Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Oct 05, 2011 Became Public Law No: 112-36.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Small Business

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 04, 2011, with a roll call of 352 ayes, 66 nays, and 15 not voting.

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  • 50% of users oppose H.R.2608

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  • H.R.2608 has been viewed 7,301 times

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    • Ford Motor Company

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    • U. S. Chamber of Commerce

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    • Zelenik: Black a Mudslinger | Tennessee Report - July 23, 2012 by TN Press Release Center - “Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ...

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      As noted by TN Press Release Center on July 23, 2012, "“Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ..." (/url?q=http://tnreport.com/blog/2012/07/23/zelenik-black-a-mudslinger/&sa=U&ei=DP4OUJeFC-fq2AXQ44DwBQ&ved=0CBsQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNE48FSkovVNZGPETdUdm8MeoPbG_g)
    • How Much Does Congress Add to Your Personal Tax Bill? Find out ... - July 17, 2012 by George Lambert - The “Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012,” H.R. 2608, provides an additional temporary extension of programs under the “Small Business” and the “Small Business Investment” acts of 1958. Additional debt for your family: ...

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      As noted by George Lambert on July 17, 2012, "The “Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012,” H.R. 2608, provides an additional temporary extension of programs under the “Small Business” and the “Small Business Investment” acts of 1958. Additional debt for your family: ..." (/url?q=http://www.sounddollarcampaign.com/how-much-are-your-congressmen-adding-to-your-tax-bill-886&sa=U&ei=RE4MUI6vMcSZ2QX-4ewc&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHWXIOYjTw_4XGv_A6ETB2ZMrgeLA)
    • How Much Does Congress Add to Your Personal Tax Bill? Find out ... - July 17, 2012 by George Lambert - The “Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012,” H.R. 2608, provides an additional temporary extension of programs under the “Small Business” and the “Small Business Investment” acts of 1958. Additional debt for your family: ...

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      As noted by George Lambert on July 17, 2012, "The “Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012,” H.R. 2608, provides an additional temporary extension of programs under the “Small Business” and the “Small Business Investment” acts of 1958. Additional debt for your family: ..." (/url?q=http://www.sounddollarcampaign.com/how-much-are-your-congressmen-adding-to-your-tax-bill-886&sa=U&ei=B6wJUJHBOKq02AXY-9zBBw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNG11Zv9Y5IPKWQ6KQoNklK9_4BWRA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Goodlatte & Kwiatkowski on Obamacare - March 23, 2012 by Examiner - When it came time to fund these programs, Bob Goodlatte voted "Yea."  The latest of these votes was H.R. 2608, but this was not the only time he voted "Yea" to funding Obamacare and Planned Parenthood. Votes like these are often made because the Speaker .

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      As noted by Examiner on March 23, 2012, "When it came time to fund these programs, Bob Goodlatte voted "Yea."  The latest of these votes was H.R. 2608, but this was not the only time he voted "Yea" to funding Obamacare and Planned Parenthood. Votes like these are often made because the Speaker ." (http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-richmond/goodlatte-kwiatkowski-on-obamacare)
    • Legislative Watch October 20, 2011 - October 20, 2011 by Natural Resources Defense Council (blog) - The House and Senate passed, and President Obama signed, a Continuing Resolution (HR 2608) to keep the government funded until 11/18. But the process took longer than expected because the House tried to pay for emergency hurricane relief by cutting ...

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      As noted by Natural Resources Defense Council (blog) on October 20, 2011, " The House and Senate passed, and President Obama signed, a Continuing Resolution (HR 2608) to keep the government funded until 11/18. But the process took longer than expected because the House tried to pay for emergency hurricane relief by cutting ... " (http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/legwatch/legislative_watch_october_20_2.html)
    • How they voted (Oct. 16) - October 15, 2011 by Las Cruces Sun-News - HR 2608 Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011 (Passed 352-66) Steve Pearce no, Martin Heinrich yes, Ben Ray Lujan yes. HR 2681 To provide additional time for the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable ..

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      As noted by Las Cruces Sun-News on October 15, 2011, " HR 2608 Small Business Program Extension and Reform Act of 2011 (Passed 352-66) Steve Pearce no, Martin Heinrich yes, Ben Ray Lujan yes. HR 2681 To provide additional time for the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable .." (http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_19123844)
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