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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

March 19, 1995|By Roll Call Report Syndicate

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

Y: YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: COMMITTEE BUDGET

By a 421-6 vote, the House approved a committee budget of $156.3 million for the two-year span of the 104th Congress, about 30 percent below comparable 103rd Congress levels. The lower spending results mainly from a cut of more than 600 committee staff positions.

?3 A yes vote approved the House committee budget.

N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

Y * * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: FEDERAL MANDATES

By a 394-28 vote, the House sent President Clinton the conference report on a bill (S 1) discouraging Congress from imposing mandates on nonfederal governments without also providing money to cover compliance costs.

A yes vote was to send the Contract With America bill to the

White House.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

Y * * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: PUBLIC BROADCASTING

The House rejected, 72 for and 350 against, an amendment to HR 1158 inflicting still deeper cuts on public broadcasting.

C7 A yes vote was for deeper public broadcasting cuts.

Y N X Member

* N * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* N * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: CUTTING OSHA

The House voted 254-168 to enlarge Occupational Safety and Health Administration cuts in HR 1158 from $16.2 million to $19.6 million. The intent is to kill planned "ergonomics" regulation of office working conditions, including scrutiny of repetitive keyboard motions linked to wrist disorders.

4( A yes vote was for deeper OSHA cuts.

N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

Y * * Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* N * Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

SENATE: FUNDING ISSUE

By a 91-9 vote, the Senate approved the conference report on a bill (S 1) making it more difficult for Washington to impose expensive requirements on state and local governments without providing money to cover the cost of compliance (see issue above).

4 A yes vote was to approve the conference report.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: STRIKER REPLACEMENT

Republicans failed to block President Clinton's newly announced ban on large government contracts with companies that

permanently replace striking workers. On a vote of 58-39, they vTC fell short of the three-fifths majority (60 votes) needed to silence a Democratic filibuster in support of the executive order.

:. A yes vote opposed the presidential order.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: BUDGET ISSUE

By a 97-3 vote, the Senate passed a bill appropriating $1.9 billion for unanticipated Pentagon expenses, including higher-than-expected costs of U.S. participation in international peacekeeping missions such as in Haiti.

0$ A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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