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

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
  • Senate: Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010
  • House: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act
  • Senate: Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
  • House: Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010
  • House: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011

Recent Senate Votes
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 – Vote Agreed to (59-39, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this bill to extend unemployment benefits through November 30, making the extension retroactive to June 2 when the last extension expired. Because it was amended by the Senate, it was sent back to the House for final approval.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 – Vote Rejected (46-51, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate rejected the House’s amendment to this legislation funding the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and providing for additional funding for foreign aid and disaster assistance. The amendment would have added $22.8 billion in additional domestic spending. The House is expected to approve the bill without the amendment.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (271-152, 9 Not Voting)

On Thursday, the House passed this bill to extend unemployment benefits through November 30, making the extension retroactive to June 2 when the last extension expired. It was then sent to the president, who signed it the same day.

Rep. Charles Djou voted NO……send e-mail or see bio

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


Upcoming Votes
Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act – S.3628

The Senate is scheduled to vote on this campaign finance disclosure legislation.


Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010 – H.R.5297

The Senate may continue work on this bill that aims to expand the availability of credit to small businesses.


Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 – H.R.4899

The House is expected to vote on this $58.8 billion bill funding the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and providing for additional funding for foreign aid and disaster assistance.


Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 – H.R.5822

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill funding military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs. It may also take up another spending bill.

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