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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

April 09, 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: TAX CUTS

By a 246-188 vote, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 1215) to cut personal and business taxes by $189 billion over five years. The lost revenue is to be offset by domestic spending reductions, most of which have not yet been legislated.

F: A yes vote supported "Contract with America" tax cuts.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: DEMOCRATIC PLAN

By 119 for and 313 against, the House rejected a Democratic alternative to the Republican tax bill (HR 1215, above).

=1 A yes vote supported the Democratic tax bill.

N X Member

* N * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: PARENTAL CONSENT

By a 418-7 vote, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 1271) requiring those conducting federally funded surveys and questionnaires to obtain the consent of parents before asking children about topics such as religion and sex.

A yes vote was to pass the Contract with America bill.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: DEFENSE BILL

Voting 343-80, the House approved the conference report on a bill (HR 889) providing an additional $3 billion in defense spending this fiscal year, primarily for unbudgeted international peacekeeping costs, military pay raises and equipment, base and personnel expenses.

@4 A yes vote was to approve the conference report.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

HOUSE: SENIORS' COMMUNITIES

Voting 424-5, the House passed a bill (HR 660) making it easier for retirement communities to comply with the federal ban on discrimination based on family status.

F: A yes vote was to pass the Contract with America bill.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

SENATE: SPENDING ISSUE

By a 48-46 vote, the Senate tabled (killed) an amendment to spend about $10 million more this year on a Department of Education program to put computers in schools.

A yes vote opposed the amendment to spend more on school computers.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: PUBLIC BROADCASTING

By 46 for and 53 against, the Senate rejected an amendment to increase spending this year by $26 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and $14 million for a seniors' employment program.

nTC A yes vote was to increase spending for public broadcasting and seniors' employment program at the expense of Radio Free Europe.

Y N X Member

* * X Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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