HOUSE



HOUSE
Anti-fraud bill
The House approved a bill to prevent financial services fraud and to promote federal-state information sharing related to fraud prevention. The vote was 392-4.
YES
Ohio: James A. Traficant Jr., D-17th; Sherrod Brown, D-13th; Robert W. Ney, R-18th.
Pa.: Phil English, R-21st; and Melissa A. Hart, R-4th.
Afghan radio
The House, by a vote of 405-2, approved a bill to create Radio Free Afghanistan.
YES
Ohio: Traficant and Ney.
Pa.: Hart and English.
NOT VOTING
Ohio: Brown.
NATO bill
The House approved a bill endorsing the further enlargement of the NATO alliance in accordance with the recommendations of President Bush and former President Clinton. The vote was 372-46.
YES
Ohio: Ney, Traficant and Brown.
Pa.: English and Hart.
HUD money
The House approved a conference report appropriating funding for the departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, as well as other boards, commissions, corporations and offices, for fiscal year 2002. The vote was 401-18.
YES
Ohio: Brown and Ney.
Pa.: Hart and English.
NOT VOTING
Ohio: Traficant.
SENATE
Federal money
The Senate approved a bill appropriating funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, along with related agencies, for fiscal year 2002. The vote was 89-10.
YES
Ohio: Mike DeWine, R.
Pa.: Rick Santorum, R; and Arlen Specter, R.
NO
Ohio: George V. Voinovich, R.
D.C. money
The Senate approved a bill appropriating funding for the government of the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2002. The vote was 75-24.
YES
Ohio: DeWine and Voinovich.
Pa.: Specter.
NO
Pa.: Santorum.
CIA bill
The Senate unanimously approved a bill appropriating funding for foreign intelligence operations, the Community Management Account and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System.
YES
Ohio: Voinovich and DeWine.
Pa.: Santorum and Specter.
Agency funding
The Senate, in an 87-7 vote, approved a conference report appropriating funding for the departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, as well as various boards, commissions, corporations and offices, for fiscal year 2002.
YES
Ohio: DeWine.
Pa.: Specter and Santorum.
NOT VOTING
Ohio: Voinovich.
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