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December 17, 2011
Representatives from the Philadelphia area who voted for the spending measure were Robert E. Andrews (D., N.J.), Robert A. Brady (D., Pa.), John Carney (D., Del.), Charles W. Dent (R., Pa.), Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.), Michael Fitzpatrick (R., Pa.), Jim Gerlach (R., Pa.), Frank A. LoBiondo (R., N.J.), Pat Meehan (R., Pa.), Joseph R. Pitts (R., Pa.), Jon Runyan (R., N.J.), Allyson Y. Schwartz (D., Pa.), and Christopher H. Smith (R., N.J.). Voting against the bill was Tim Holden (D., Pa.)
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January 22, 2012 | VOTERAMA IN CONGRESS
WASHINGTON - Here is how Philadelphia-area House members voted on major issues last week. (The Senate is to begin its legislative year Monday.) House Debt limit revisited. Voting 239-176, the House on Wednesday disapproved of a $1.2 trillion rise in Treasury borrowing authority that will be needed Friday to keep the United States from shirking debts already incurred. On that date, the current statutory debt limit of $15.2 trillion will have to be raised to a ceiling of $16.4 trillion to avert default.
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January 22, 2002 | By Nancy Petersen and Diane Mastrull INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Chester County Republican state Sen. James Gerlach has set out to claim the congressional district that political observers say was created just for him. Yesterday, Gerlach, 46, announced that he was running for the Republican Party nomination in the newly configured Sixth District, which stretches from Kutztown in Berks County to Lower Merion in Montgomery County. "It is a great opportunity to serve the people in another capacity," he said. A 12-year veteran of the state legislature, Gerlach, now in his second term as state senator, said he was ready to move on to the next level.
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December 23, 2012 | VOTERAMA IN CONGRESS
WASHINGTON - Here is how Philadelphia-area members of Congress voted on major issues: House GOP spending plan. Voting 215-209, the House on Thursday passed a Republican bill (HR 6684) to replace about $110 billion in soon-to-begin across-the-board cuts in military and domestic spending with a new round of domestic spending cuts. Sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), the bill's main purpose was to head off $55 billion in automatic defense cuts over one year scheduled to start Jan. 3 under "sequester" rules of the 2011 Budget Control Act. A yes vote was to pass the bill.
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