Votes in Congress

June 23, 1996|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: Timber roads

On a tie vote of 211-211, the House rejected an amendment to eliminate funding for new logging roads in national forests.

A yes vote was to eliminate fiscal 1997 funding for road building in national forests.

Y N X Member

* N * Ehrlich, Robert L., R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

Y * * Cummings, Elijah E., D-7th

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

Senate: Alan Greenspan

Voting 91 for and 7 against, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Alan Greenspan to serve a third four-year term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

A yes vote was to confirm Greenspan as Fed chairman.

Y N X Member

Y * * Mikulski, Barbara A., D

Y * * Sarbanes, Paul S., D


Last week, Roll Call misreported the vote of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a Maryland Democrat, on the fiscal 1997 budget resolution. (H Con Res 178). Correctly stated, Cummings voted against the budget measure, which was approved 216-211.

Pub Date: 6/23/96

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