HR 6061 Secure Fence Act of 2006
This bill authorized the construction of 700 miles of doubled-layered fencing on the U.S. - Mexico border by the end of 2008.  Initial authorization, $1.2 billion as a down payment, which could cost anywhere from $2 billion to $9 billion. (for  perspective on the size, Chicago to St. Louis is approximately 300 miles)

Voting YES
Melissa Bean, Judith Biggert, Jerry Costello, Henry Hyde, Timothy Johnson, Mark Kirk, Ray LaHood, Daniel Lipinski, Donald Manzullo, John Shimkus, Jerry Weller
Barack Obama

Voting NO
Danny Davis, Rahm Emanuel, Luis Gutierrez, Jesse Jackson, Jr., Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky
Richard Durbin
Independent Voters of Illinois     (312) 939-5105
Independent Precinct Organization

National Affairs Committee, Charles Paidock, Chair 
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