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

Votes in Congress

September 28, 1997|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: Congressional pay

Voting 229 for and 199 against, the House approved a procedural motion that was interpreted as endorsing a congressional pay raise. The vote gave a green light to a scheduled 2.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment that would raise the pay of House and Senate members by $3,073, to $136,673.

A yes vote endorsed a 2.3 percent cost-of-living increase in lawmakers' salaries.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

House: Legal fees

The House voted 340 for and 84 against to allow defendants who prevail in federal criminal prosecutions to recover some legal costs unless the government can show the case was properly brought.

A yes vote was to adopt the amendment.

Y N X Member

Y * * Ehrlich, Robert L. Jr., R-2nd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pub Date: 9/28/97

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