Friday, November 13, 2009

Healthcare Reform: Let Legislators Know How You Feel About Their Vote

Over the weekend, the House passed a version of healthcare reform that will soon be moving to the Senate. According to Community Catalyst, this vote marks the first time in 100 years of "episodic" work on health care reform that a bill has emerged from one chamber of the legislature. Below is some information on how legislators voted in Pennsylvania, courtesy of PHAN:

Below is the roll call on the legislation (HR 3962) for Pennsylvania's U.S. House members:

Yes Votes:

Rep. Robert Brady, PA-1 [D]
Rep. Chaka Fattah, PA-2 [D]
Rep. Kathleen Dahlkemper, PA-3 [D]
Rep. Joe Sestak, PA-7 [D]
Rep. Patrick Murphy, PA-8 [D]
Rep. Christopher Carney, PA-10 [D]
Rep. Paul Kanjorski, PA-11 [D]
Rep. John Murtha, PA-12 [D]
Rep. Allyson Schwartz, PA-13 [D]
Rep. Michael Doyle, PA-14 [D]

No Votes:

Rep. Jason Altmire, PA-4 [D]
Rep. Glenn Thompson, PA-5 [R]
Rep. Jim Gerlach, PA-6 [R]
Rep. William Shuster, PA-9 [R]
Rep. Charles Dent, PA-15 [R]
Rep. Joseph Pitts, PA-16 [R]
Rep. Tim Holden, PA-17 [D]
Rep. Tim Murphy, PA-18 [R]
Rep. Todd Platts, PA-19 [R]

Please let your legislators know that you appreciate their vote for quality health insurance for all Americans. If you don't approve of how your legislator voted, please let him/her know that as well. Community Catalyst has some ideas on ways to thank your legislators.

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