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Hawaii Congressional Delegation How They Voted September 22, 2014
By Congress.org @ 12:47 PM :: 4107 Views :: Congressional Delegation

September 22, 2014

In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st & 2nd Congressional Districts:

Recent Congressional Votes

Senate: Equal Pay - Cloture

Senate: Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage

House: Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage


    Editor's Note: Both chambers are in recess until the week of November 10.

    Recent Senate Votes
    Equal Pay - Cloture - Vote Rejected (52-40, 8 Not Voting)

    The Senate failed to invoke cloture on a bill that would require employers to demonstrate that wage gaps between men and women with similar qualifications and in similar jobs have a business justification. It would prohibit employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information and authorize the Labor secretary to seek additional compensatory or punitive damages in a sex discrimination action.

    Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
    Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES


    Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage - Vote Passed (78-22)

    The Senate voted to clear for the president's signature a joint resolution that would provide funding for federal government operations until Dec. 11, 2014, at an annualized rate of $1.012 trillion. It would provide $88 million for government efforts to fight the Ebola virus, provide U.S. border agencies with budget flexibility to maintain current border protection and enforcement activities and extend the Export-Import Bank's operating authority through June 30, 2015.

    Sen. Brian Schatz voted YES
    Sen. Mazie Hirono voted YES


    Recent House Votes
    Fiscal 2015 Continuing Resolution - Passage - Vote Passed (319-108, 4 Not Voting)

    The House voted to pass a joint resolution that would provide funding for federal government operations until Dec. 11, 2014, at an annualized rate of $1.012 trillion. It would provide $88 million for government efforts to fight the Ebola virus, provide U.S. border agencies with budget flexibility to maintain current border protection and enforcement activities, and extend the Export-Import Bank's operating authority through June 30, 2015.

    Rep. Colleen Hanabusa voted NO
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard voted NO
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