In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 2nd Congressional District from Congress.org:
Recent Senate Votes
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – Vote Passed (59-39, 2 Not Voting)
The Senate passed this bill that would overhaul the nation’s financial regulatory system. The bill must now be reconciled with the House version.
- Sen. Daniel Inouye voted YES
- Sen. Daniel Akaka voted YES
Recent House Votes
Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass; America COMPETES Reauthorization Act – Vote Failed (261-148, 22 Not Voting)
The House fell short of the 273 votes needed under suspension rules to pass this bill that would reauthorize science research programs. Republicans argue too many of the $48 billion bill’s programs are duplicative while Democrats argue the bill will increase economic competitiveness.
- Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES
Supplemental Appropriations bill – H.R.4899
The Senate is expected to spend most of the week working on this supplemental spending bill.
American Workers, State and Business Relief Act – H.R.4213
The House is scheduled to take up this bill to extend certain tax cuts and benefits extensions that are set to expire soon.
Defense Authorization Act, FY2011 – H.R.5136
The House is also scheduled to work on this $760 billion measure authorizing defense spending for the upcoming fiscal year.
America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 –
The House may also vote for the third time on this bill that would reauthorize science research programs.