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Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted June 6
By News Release @ 6:34 PM :: 6313 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics
June 6, 2011

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

Recent Congressional Votes

  • House: Debt Limit Increase
  • House: Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2012
  • House: Use of Ground Forces in Libya
  • House: Libya Troop Withdrawal

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Nomination of Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. to be Solicitor General

Editor's Note: The House is in recess this week.

Recent House Votes
Debt Limit Increase - Vote Failed (97-318, 7 Present, 9 Not Voting)

The House rejected this bill to raise the public debt limit by $2.4 trillion. The government is expected to hit the current $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2, 2011. Negotiations between the White House and congressional leaders are ongoing.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES......send e-mail or see bio

Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES ……send e-mail or see bio


Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2012 - Vote Passed (231-188, 13 Not Voting)

This bill would provide the Department of Homeland Security with $42.3 billion in funding for the upcoming fiscal year. The total is 2.6% less than the current fiscal year. The bill includes $1 billion in emergency spending for disaster aid. Senate appropriators have not drafted their version of the bill yet.

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

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


Use of Ground Forces in Libya - Vote Passed (268-145, 1 Present, 18 Not Voting)

The House passed this resolution stating the chamber’s opposition to deploying ground forces in Libya and requiring President Obama to report the strategy for U.S. involvement in combat operations in Libya to Congress within 14 days. The resolution is non-binding.

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


Libya Troop Withdrawal - Vote Failed (148-265, 19 Not Voting)

The House failed to pass this resolution that would have forced the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Libya within 15 days.

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

Upcoming Votes

Nomination of Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. to be Solicitor General -

The Senate is scheduled to take up the nomination of Donald Verrilli to be the government’s top lawyer before the Supreme Court.

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