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

VOTES IN CONGRESS

October 22, 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: Medicare overhaul

By a vote of 231 for and 201 against, the House passed a Republican bill (HR 2425) to slow the growth of Treasury spending for Medicare by $270 billion in the next seven years. The legislation is part of the GOP plan to balance the budget by 2002.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y 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

House: Democratic plan

The House rejected, 149 for and 283 against, the Democratic alternative to the Republican bill overhauling Medicare (HR 2425, above). A yes vote supported the Democratic plan.

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

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

House: Cocaine

By a vote of 332 for and 83 against, the House turned back recommendations by the U.S. Sentencing Commission that sentences be eased for crack cocaine trafficking and possession and certain money laundering crimes.

A yes vote opposed equivalent sentences for crack and powdered cocaine offenses.

Y 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: Cuba

Voting 74 for and 24 against, the Senate passed a bill (HR 927) to increase slightly economic pressure on Cuba. The bill calls upon President Clinton to recruit countries to join the U.S. trade embargo against the Fidel Castro regime.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D

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