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

”Recent Senate Votes”

”Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – Vote Agreed to (72-28)”

The Senate gave final approval to this $32.3 billion bill funding the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency and related agencies for the 2010 fiscal year. The bill also includes a continuing resolution funding government operations through December 18, 2010 as 7 of the 12 annual spending bills remain to be completed.

*Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES

*Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES

”Recent House Votes”

”Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – Vote Passed (247-178, 7 Not Voting)”

The House passed this $32.3 billion bill funding the Department of the Interior, Environmental Protection Agency and related agencies for the 2010 fiscal year. The bill also includes a continuing resolution funding government operations through December 18, 2010 as 7 of the 12 annual spending bills remain to be completed.

*Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES

”Small Business Financing and Investment Act of 2009 – Vote Passed (389-32, 11 Not Voting)”

This House bill would reauthorize several Small Business Administration loan programs.

*Rep. Neil Abercrombie voted YES

*Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES

”Upcoming Votes”

”Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009 – H.R.3548”

The Senate is scheduled to work on this bill that would extend unemployment benefits in states with a jobless rate over 8.5%.

”Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.2847”

The Senate may return to this $64.9 billion legislation funding the Justice Department, Commerce Department, National Science Foundation and related agencies and programs.

”Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010 – H.R.3082”

The Senate may also take up this $133.9 billion bill funding military construction projects and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

”Expedited CARD Reform for Consumers Act of 2009 – H.R.3639”

This House bill would move the date credit card companies would have to comply with new credit card regulations from February 22, 2010 to December 1, 2009.

”Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2009 – H.R.2868”

The House is scheduled to work on this bill intended to bolster security at chemical plants.

”Affordable Health Care for America Act – H.R.3962”

The House is expected to begin debate on health care reform this week.

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