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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

July 30, 1995|By Roll Call Report Syndicate

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

Y: YES N: NO X: NOT VOTING

HOUSE: SPACE STATION

By 126 votes for and 299 against, the House rejected an amendment to kill the space station Alpha by shifting its $2 billion 1996 budget to programs such as veterans' health care and deficit reduction.

9- A yes vote was to kill the space station.

Y N X Member

* N * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

Y * * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

HOUSE: OIL

By 324 votes for and 77 against, the House passed a bill (HR 70) allowing Alaskan North Slope oil to be sold abroad for the first time. This lifted an export ban set by Congress in 1973.

5) A yes vote was to export Alaskan oil.

N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert, R-2nd

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

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

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

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

* N * Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

SENATE: BOSNIA

The Senate voted 69 for and 29 against to end American participation in a 4-year-old international embargo on the outside world sending weapons to the former Yugoslavia.

?3 A yes vote was to begin arming Bosnian Muslims.

Y N X Member

* N * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

* N * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: LOBBYISTS

Voting 98 for and none against, the Senate sent the House a bill (S 1060) to increase public scrutiny of the estimated 12,000 professional lobbyists who work to sway legislative and executive branch decisions.

C7 A yes vote was to pass lobbying-reform legislation.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

SENATE: GIFT BAN

By 98 votes for and none against, the Senate approved a measure (S Res 158) sharply limiting the virtually unlimited meals, gifts and vacations that senators and their staffs now can receive from lobbyists and other benefactors.

A yes vote was to sharply limit gifts and other favors to senators and their staffs.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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