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

Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
Senate: Nomination of Elena Kagan, of Massachusetts, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Upcoming Congressional Bills

House: Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act

Editor’s Note: The Senate is in recess and is scheduled to reconvene on Monday, September 13. The House is briefly in session this week, before it returns to recess again.

Recent Senate Votes
Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act – Vote Agreed to (61-39)

The Senate passed this bill to provide $16.1 billion to extend increased Medicaid assistance to states and $10 billion in funding for states to create or retain teachers’ jobs. The House must vote on the bill next.

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

Nomination of Elena Kagan, of Massachusetts, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States – Vote Confirmed (63-37)

The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan to be a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. She was sworn in on Saturday.

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

Upcoming Votes
Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act – H.R.1586

The House is scheduled to vote on this bill to provide funding for education and Medicaid.

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