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

Votes in Congress

October 15, 1995|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:

Y: Yes N: No X: Not voting

House: Science funding

By a 248-161 vote, the House passed a bill (HR 2405) authorizing $21.5 billion in fiscal 1996 for the civilian science activities of seven agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Energy. The bill cuts spending by about 12 percent from 1995 levels.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

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

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

House: Global warming

The House rejected, 199 votes for and 215 against, an amendment by Democrats to continue an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) research program into the long-term climate changes known as global warming.

A yes vote was to preserve EPA's global warming research program.

Y N X Member

* N * 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

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

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

House: Indoor air

By 195 votes for and 218 against, the House rejected an amendment to preserve Environmental Protection Agency research into indoor air pollution.

A yes vote was to preserve EPA research into indoor air pollution.

Y N X Member

* N * 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

* * X Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

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

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

Senate: Job training

Voting 95-2, the Senate passed a bill (S 143) to transfer job training from Washington to the states, eliminating more than 80 federal programs designed for the unemployed. States, with assistance from the private sector, would set up one-stop centers to teach skills to the jobless and help them find work.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

Senate: Job corps

The Senate adopted, 57-40, an amendment to preserve the Job Corps as a federal anti-poverty program.

A yes vote was to keep the Job Corps a federal program.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

Senate: Entitlement program

The Senate voted 52-45, to preserve the job training component of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Act (TAA) as a Washington entitlement for workers who lose jobs as a result of foreign imports.

A yes vote was to preserve TAA job retraining as an entitlement program.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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