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

Votes in Congress

November 05, 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

By 315 votes for and 103 against, the House advised President Clinton in a nonbinding resolution (H Res 247) to obtain a green light from Congress before sending U.S. ground troops to Bosnia-Herzogovina.

A yes vote was to challenge the deployment of U.S. troops to the Balkans.

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

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

House: Abortion

Voting 288 for and 139 against, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 1833) making it a crime for doctors to perform so-called "partial birth" abortions, a procedure used for late-term pregnancies when the mother's life is endangered and/or the fetus is severely malformed.

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

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

House: School vouchers

The House voted 241 for and 177 against using public money for sending a limited number of poor pupils in D.C. schools to other schools in the metropolitan area.

A yes vote supported the use of private school vouchers in D.C. public education.

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

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

House: Tax issue

Voting 210 for and 213 against, the House refused to require the National Education Association to pay District of Columbia property taxes.

A yes vote was to end NEA's property tax exemption.

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

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

Senate: Transportation

By 87 votes for and 10 against, the Senate gave final congressional approval of a bill (HR 2002) appropriating $13.1 billion in fiscal 1996 for the Department of Transportation and related agencies, an increase of 13 percent from 1995.

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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