How Hawaii’s Congressional Officials Voted – January 10, 2011

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CONGRESS.ORG – In this MegaVote for Hawaii’s 1st Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes


House: Health Care Repeal Rule

House: Reducing the amount authorized for salaries and expenses

Editor’s Note: The Senate is in recess until Tuesday January 25, 2011.

Recent House Votes

Health Care Repeal Rule – Vote Passed (236-181, 2 Present, 15 Not Voting)

The House approved the rules for debating H.R.2, the bill to repeal the 2010 health care law. The rules provide for seven hours of floor debate. The vote on H.R.2, which was scheduled for Jan. 12, was postponed following Saturday’s shootings in Tucson, AZ.

  • Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO
  • Rep. Mazie Hirono voted NO

Reducing the amount authorized for salaries and expenses – Vote Passed (408-13, 11 Not Voting)

The House voted to reduce operating expenses for lawmakers and committee offices. Budgets for House salaries and office expenses in 2011 and 2012 will be 5 percent less than the 2010 level.

  • Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted YES
  • Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES