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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted May 8, 2017
By @ 4:11 PM :: 1127 Views :: Congressional Delegation

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

May 8, 2017

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: State Retirement Plan Disapproval
  • Senate: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations
  • House: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations
  • House: Health Care Overhaul

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Secretary of the Air Force Nomination
  • Senate: Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Nomination

Editor's Note: The House is not in session this week.

Recent Senate Votes

State Retirement Plan Disapproval - Vote Passed (50-49, 1 Not Voting)

Passage of the joint resolution that would nullify and disapprove of a Labor Department rule that exempts certain state-administered retirement savings plans from select federal regulations governing pension plans if the state programs meet certain standards.

Sen. Brian Schatz voted NO
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted NO

Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations - Vote Agreed to (79-18, 3 Not Voting)

McConnell, R-Ky., motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendments to the bill that would provide $1.16 trillion in discretionary appropriations through Sept. 30, 2017 for federal departments and agencies covered by the remaining 11 fiscal 2017 spending bills.

Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES

Recent House Votes

Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Appropriations - Vote Passed (309-118, 4 Not Voting)

Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., motion to concur in the Senate amendments to the bill with an amendment that would provide $1.16 trillion in discretionary appropriations through Sept. 30, 2017 for federal departments and agencies covered by the remaining 11 fiscal 2017 spending bills.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted YES

Health Care Overhaul - Vote Passed (217-213, 1 Not Voting)

Passage of the bill that would make extensive changes to the 2010 health care overhaul law, by effectively repealing the individual and employer mandates as well as most of the taxes that finance the current system.

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted NO

Upcoming Votes

Secretary of the Air Force Nomination - PN101

The Senate will vote on the nomination of Heather Wilson to be secretary of the Air Force.

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Nomination - PN118

The Senate will vote on the nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

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