March 19, 2012 – In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

Senate: Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act

Upcoming Congressional Bills

Senate: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act
House: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011

Editor’s Note: The House was not in session last week.

Recent Senate Votes

Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) Act – Vote Passed (74-22, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate passed this $109 billion bill that would fund transportation programs and projects for the next two years. It is unclear at this time whether the House will pass a two or five year bill.

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

Upcoming Votes

Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act – H.R.3606

The Senate is scheduled to take up this House-passed bill that is intended to make it easier for small and mid-sized companies to go public.

Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 – H.R.5

This House bill would place caps on damages in certain medical malpractice lawsuits.

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