July 19, 1998
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 votingHouse: Congressional payBy a vote of 79 for and 342 against, the House rejected a pay raise for members of Congress. The vote occurred during debate on a Treasury Department spending bill (HR 4104) for fiscal 1999. The bill prohibits a cost-of-living adjustment for members. Without the ban, a COLA linked to 1998 inflation would take effect early next year.