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Monday, November 22, 2010
Congress: How Hawaii delegation voted Nov 22
By News Release @ 4:43 PM :: 7777 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

November 22, 2010 Recent Congressional Votes from

  • Senate: Cloture Motion; Paycheck Fairness Act
  • House: Telework Improvements Act
  • House: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act 

Editor's Note: The Senate and House are in recess until Monday, November 29, 2010.

Recent Senate Votes

Cloture Motion; Paycheck Fairness Act - Vote Rejected (58-41, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward on this bill that would require employers to demonstrate that any pay disparity between men and women is job-related and not gender-related. The future of the measure is unknown at this time.

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

Telework Improvements Act - Vote Passed (254-152, 27 Not Voting)

The House gave final approval to this bill that would require federal agencies to establish and implement a telework policy. The president is expected to sign the measure.

Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES......send
e-mail or see bio 

Rep. Charles Djou voted YES......send e-mail or see bio


Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act - Vote Failed (258-154, 22 Not Voting)

The House rejected this bill that would have extended federal funding to states for long-term unemployment benefits. A two-thirds majority, or 275 votes, was needed to pass the bill under suspension. The future of the measure is unknown at this time.

Rep. Mazie Hirono voted YES......send
e-mail or see bio 

Rep. Charles Djou voted NO......send e-mail or see bio


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