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

Recent Congressional Votes

Senate: Confirmation of Jane Branstetter Stranch, of Tennessee, to be US Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit

Senate: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 House: Rural Energy Savings Program Act Upcoming

Congressional Bills Senate:

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

House: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010

Recent Senate Votes

Confirmation of Jane Branstetter Stranch, of Tennessee, to be US Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit – Vote Confirmed (71-21, 8 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Jane Branstetter Stranch, a Nashville attorney, to the federal bench.

  • Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES.
  • Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES

Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (61-38, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate passed a bill that would provide for a variety of small-business tax provisions, including a revival of an expired bonus depreciation provision to allow companies to write off assets more quickly. The bill now returns to the House, which is expected to agree to Senate amendments and clear the bill for the President’s signature.

  • Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES
  • Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES

Recent House Votes Rural Energy Savings Program Act – Vote Passed (240-172, 20 Not Voting)

The House passed a bill that would authorize $5 billion over five years to create two energy efficiency loan programs. The bill now goes to the Senate.

  • Rep. Charles Djou voted YES
  • Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES

Upcoming Votes National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 – S.3454

The Senate is scheduled to resume consideration of a motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to a bill authorizing $726 billion for defense programs in fiscal year 2011.

Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 – H.R.5297

The House is scheduled to consider a bill that would provide for a variety of small-business tax provisions.

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