Friday, January 15, 2021
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted May 31
By Selected News Articles @ 5:12 PM :: 5229 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics
May 31, 2011

In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: FY2012 House Budget Resolution
  • Senate: President’s FY2012 Budget Resolution
  • Senate: Patriot Act Extensions
  • House: National Defense Authorization Act, FY2012
  • House: Patriot Act Extensions

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • House: Raising the debt limit
  • House: Ending military operations in Libya
  • House: FY2012 Homeland Security Appropriations

Editor's Note: The Senate is in recess and is expected to return on June 6.

Recent Senate Votes
FY2012 House Budget Resolution - Vote Rejected (40-57, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected a motion to proceed to consideration of the House-passed 2012 fiscal year budget resolution.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted NO......send e-mail or see bio


President’s FY2012 Budget Resolution - Vote Rejected (0-97, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected a motion to proceed to consideration of the president’s budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted NO......send e-mail or see bio


Patriot Act Extensions - Vote Agreed to (72-23, 5 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill extending certain provisions of the Patriot Act until June 1, 2015. The bill, S. 990, originally reauthorized some small business programs but with the Patriot Act provisions due to expire at the end of the day, the Senate used it as the vehicle to pass the extension. The House passed the bill a few hours later and President Obama signed it into law before the end of the day.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES......send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted NO......send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
National Defense Authorization Act, FY2012 - Vote Passed (322-96, 13 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill authorizing $690.1 billion in defense spending for the upcoming fiscal year. The Senate is expected to take up its version of the bill this summer.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES......send e-mail or see bio
Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO ......send e-mail or see bio


Patriot Act Extensions - Vote Passed (250-153, 28 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this bill extending certain provisions of the Patriot Act until June 1, 2015. The bill, S. 990, originally reauthorized some small business programs but with the Patriot Act provisions due to expire at the end of the day, the Senate used it as the vehicle to pass the extension. President Obama signed the bill into law before the end of the day.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO......send e-mail or see bio
Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO ......send e-mail or see bio


Upcoming Votes
Raising the debt limit - H.R.1954

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill to increase the debt limit.



Ending military operations in Libya - H.CON.RES.51

This House resolution would direct the president to remove U.S. forces from Libya.



FY2012 Homeland Security Appropriations - H.R.2017

The House is set to take up this bill funding the Department of Homeland Security for the upcoming fiscal year.



Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

ALEC

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Blaisdell Memorial Project

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

Coffee Break

DeedySupport.com

DVids Hawaii

E Hana Kakou Kelii Akina

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Follow the Money Hawaii

Frank in Hawaii

Front Page Magazine

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Advocates

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii March for Life

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

Heritage Foundation

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

I Vote Hawaii

If Hawaii News

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

Iowa Meets Maui

Jackson v Abercrombie

Jihad Watch

July 4 in Hawaii

Kahle v New Hope

Kakaako Cares

Kau TEA Party

Kauai Co GOP

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

KeyWiki

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

Mauna Kea Recreational Users Group

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Middle East Forum--The Legal Project

Mililani Conservatives for Change

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

Muslim Brotherhood in America

NAMI Hawaii

NARTH

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

National Wind Watch

New Hawaiian

New Zeal

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Northwest Economic Policy Seminar

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

Now What I Really Think

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

ObamaCare Abortion Hawaii

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Pacific Aviation Museum

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

Republican Party -- Hawaii State

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT