Here is how members of Maryland's delegation on Capitol...

Votes in Congress

June 16, 1991|By Roll Call Report Syndicate

Here is how members of Maryland's delegation on Capitol Hill were recorded on important roll-call votes last week:

YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: TO REJECT CUT

By a 295-122 vote, the House refused to trim about $1.2 billion from the fiscal 1992 appropriations bill for the departments of State, Justice and Commerce and related agencies.

A yes vote was to curb the cost of the bill by $1.2 billion.

%Y N X Member Y N X Member

* * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* N * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

* N * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

Y * * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* N * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* N * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* N * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: TO SAVE DISPUTED PROJECTS

By a 267-151 vote, the House refused to cut $936,000 for two fish research projects funded by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

2yes vote opposed funding the research facilities.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

* * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* N * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

* N * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

Y * * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* N * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* N * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* N * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

@HOUSE: ABORTION ISSUE

4 The House voted 222-200 to lift a ban on U.S. funding of private organizations abroad, such as the International Planned Parenthood Federation, that promote abortion as a family planning option. A yes vote was to permit U.S. aid to overseas lTC private organizations that provide abortion counseling.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

N * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

Y * * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

Y * * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

Y * * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

Y * * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

Y * * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* N * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: DRUG TESTING AT CIA

By a 234-169 vote, the House rejected an amendment requiring random drug testing of CIA employees.

A yes vote was to require random drug testing of CIA employees.

Y N X Member Y N X Member

* * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

Y * * Byron, Beverly B., D-6th

* N * Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

Y * * Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* N * Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* N * McMillen, Tom, D-4th

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* N * Morella, Constance A., R-8th

SENATE: HIGHWAY BILLBOARDS

The Senate adopted, 60-39, an amendment removing anti-billboard language from a bill (S 1204) reauthorizing federal highway programs. This was a victory for the roadside advertising industry.

A yes vote supported the billboard industry position on roadside

advertising.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: EXPANDING INTERSTATES

By a 62-36 vote, the Senate tabled an amendment enabling states to spend more of their federal highway allotments on expanding interstates and less on maintenance, if that helps satisfy the Clean Air Act.

A yes vote opposed interstate expansion at the expense of

maintenance.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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