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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Hawaii Congressional Delegation: How They Voted October 11th
By Selected News Articles @ 1:21 AM :: 5560 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

October 11, 2011

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

Recent Congressional Votes

  • House: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
  • House: Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011
  • Senate: American Jobs Act of 2011
  • House: EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
  • House: United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • House: United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
  • House: United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

Recent House Votes
Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012 - Vote Passed (352-66, 15 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this measure that funds the government through November 18 at the level agreed to in the August debt limit law. The new fiscal year began on October 1 with none of the annual spending bills completed. President Obama signed the bill into law the next day.

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


Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 - Vote Passed (262-161, 10 Not Voting)

The House voted to delay the EPA’s implementation of air pollution rules for cement plants by 15 months. The Senate is unlikely to take up the bill. The White House has also threatened to veto the bill.

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


e-mail or see bio

Upcoming Votes
Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011- S.1619

This Senate bill would allow economic sanctions to be placed on China for keeping its currency value artificially low.



American Jobs Act of 2011- S.1660

The Senate is scheduled to work on the president’s $447 billion jobs bill.



EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011- H.R.2250

This House bill would delay EPA rules on industrial boilers.



United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act- H.R.3078

The House is scheduled to vote on implementing a trade pact with Colombia.



United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act - H.R.3079

The House is scheduled to vote on implementing a trade pact with Panama.



United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act - H.R.3080

The House is scheduled to vote on implementing a trade pact with South Korea.



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