|In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Upcoming Congressional Bills
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Ethanol subsidies amendment – Vote Agreed to (73-27)
During work on the Economic Development Administration bill, the Senate adopted this amendment to eliminate a tax credit refiners receive for adding ethanol to gasoline and a tariff on imported ethanol.
Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES
|Recent House Votes|
|Military Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (411-5, 16 Not Voting)
The House passed this $143.9 billion bill that would fund the Veterans Affairs Department and the Defense Department’s construction activities for the upcoming fiscal year. The bill marks a two percent increase over the current year’s level. The Senate has not yet begun work on its version of the bill.
Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES
Agriculture Appropriations, FY2012 – Vote Passed (217-203, 12 Not Voting)
Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO
|Nomination of Leon E. Panetta to be Defense Secretary –
The Senate has a Tuesday vote scheduled on the nomination of Leon Panetta, the current CIA Director, to be the new Defense Secretary.
Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 – S.679
Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011 – S.782
Defense Appropriations – H.R.2219
America Invents Act – H.R.1249