In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Motion to Proceed to Resolution; To overturn an EPA finding on greenhouse gas emissions.
  • House: FHA Reform Act of 2010
  • House: To broaden access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: American Workers, State and Business Relief Act
  • House: Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010

Recent Senate Votes
Motion to Proceed to Resolution; To overturn an EPA finding on greenhouse gas emissions. – Vote Rejected (47-53)

The Senate rejected this resolution that would have stripped the EPA of its authority to regulate greenhouse gases.

Sen. Daniel Inouye voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted NO……send e-mail or see bio


Recent House Votes
FHA Reform Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (406-4, 21 Not Voting)

The House passed this bill that would allow the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) to raise premiums for mortgage insurance, with the intent of boosting its dwindling reserves. The bill now goes to the Senate.

Rep. Charles Djou voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

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


To broaden access to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund – Vote Passed (410-0, 1 Present, 20 Not Voting)

This legislation would allow the Obama administration to withdraw more money from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund in order to better respond to the Gulf of Mexico oil accident. The Senate approved the bill the previous day by voice vote, and the president is expected to sign it.

Rep. Charles Djou voted YES……send e-mail or see bio

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


Upcoming Votes
American Workers, State and Business Relief Act – H.R.4213

The Senate continues work on this bill to extend certain expired tax provisions and benefits extensions.


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

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill that intends to establish a small-business lending fund.

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