|In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Editor’s Note: The Senate and House are in recess this week. They will return on Monday, May 7.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|21st Century Postal Service Act of 2012 – Vote Passed (62-37, 1 Not Voting)
The Senate passed its U.S. Postal Service overhaul bill. The bill seeks to trim the workforce by about 100,000 employees through attrition and delays efforts to eliminate Saturday delivery and close some post offices. The House has yet to pass its version of the bill. The postmaster estimates the agency needs to trim $22 billion in operating costs to remain in business.
Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011 – Vote Passed (68-31, 1 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act – Vote Passed (248-168, 15 Not Voting)
This House bill directs the Director of National Intelligence to develop procedures to share cyber-threat information on a voluntary basis between the government’s intelligence community and the private sector. The White House has threatened to veto the bill.
Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Rep. Mazie Hirono voted Not Voting……send e-mail or see bio
Interest Rate Reduction Act – Vote Passed (215-195, 22 Not Voting)
CONGRESS.ORG: How Hawaii’s Elected Officials Voted – April 30, 2012