In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts:
Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Baucus Substitute Amendment; American Workers, State, and
Business Relief Act of 2010
House: Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Senate: American Workers, State and Business Relief Act
House: DISCLOSE Act
Recent Senate Votes
Motion to Invoke Cloture on Baucus Substitute Amendment; American Workers, State, and Business Relief Act of 2010 – Vote Rejected (56-40, 4 Not Voting)
The Senate rejected the motion to end debate and vote on this $118 billion version of the bill to extend tax cuts and unemployment benefits due to concerns about the federal deficit. The Senate is likely to continue its work on the bill this week.
Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES……send e-mail or see bio
Recent House Votes
Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010 – Vote Passed (241-182, 9 Not Voting)
The House passed this bill that would establish a $30 billion lending fund administered by the Treasury Department to invest in financial institutions, like community banks, with the intention of expanding the availability of credit to small businesses. The bill now goes to the Senate.
Rep. Charles Djou voted NO……send e-mail or see bio
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.
DISCLOSE Act – H.R.5175
The House is scheduled to vote on this bill that aims to impose strict disclosure rules on campaign advertising by corporations, unions and interest groups.