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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

July 23, 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: TOBACCO

The House refused, 199 for and 223 against, to reduce federal subsidies for tobacco growers.

D8 A yes vote was to reduce federal support of tobacco.

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: ABORTION

The House refused, 188 for and 235 against, to include abortion coverage in the health insurance program that covers more than 1 million women in the civil service and their dependents.

A yes vote was to continue abortion coverage in federal health insurance.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

* N * 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

SENATE: SET-ASIDES

Voting 36 for and 61 against, the Senate rejected an amendment to prohibit the awarding of federal contracts on the basis of race, gender, color or national origin.

A yes vote was to ban set-asides from the fiscal 1996 legislative branch budget.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: JOURNALISTS

Voting 60-39, the Senate called upon Capitol Hill journalists to disclose the sources and amounts of their income, including any fees from speeches to organizations that deal with Congress.

A yes vote supported financial disclosures by Capitol Hill

journalists.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: REGULATIONS

Voting 48 for and 52 against, the Senate rejected the more moderate of two regulatory reform measures before it. The measure was a mainly Democratic substitute for a sweeping Republican bill (S 343, below).

F: A yes vote supported less extensive regulatory reform.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: TO SHELVE BILL

The Senate failed to end a Democrat-led filibuster against a Republican bill (S 343) to curb federal regulations. This prompted Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas to shelve the bill.

C7 A yes vote was to advance the GOP regulations bill.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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