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Published: Sun, September 30, 2001 @ 12:00 a.m.



HOUSE VOTES Military construction

The House on Sept. 21 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. David Hobson, R-Ohio, to appropriate $1.74 billion for construction of military bases and homes, as well as base closures and realignments. The vote was 401 to 0.

YES

Ohio: Sherrod Brown, D-13th; Robert W. Ney, R-18th; James A. Traficant Jr., D-17th.

Pa: Philip S. English, R-21st; Melissa A. Hart, R-4th

Air transportation

The House on Sept. 21 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, to appropriate $15 billion in emergency funding for the airline industry. Proponents argued the bill was necessary to ensure the industry's continued viability. Opponents argued the aid would help industry executives, not workers or consumers. The vote was 356 to 54.

YES

Ohio: Ney, Traficant

Pa.: English, Hart

NO

Ohio: Brown

Appropriations

The House on Sept. 24 approved a resolution sponsored by Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., to provide continuing appropriations for the government through October 16. The vote was 392 to 0.

YES

Ohio: Brown, Ney, Traficant

Pa: English, Hart

District of Columbia

The House on Sept. 25 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Joe Knollenberg, R-Mich., to appropriate money for the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2002. Proponents of the bill argued it provided adequate resources for schools and police in Washington, D.C. Opponents argued the bill appropriated insufficient funds. The vote was 327 to 88.

YES

Ohio: Brown, Traficant

Pa.: English

NO

Ohio: Ney

Pa.: Hart

National defense

The House on Sept. 25 approved an amendment by Traficant to permit military personnel to patrol U.S. borders at the request of the Attorney General and Secretary of the Treasury. Proponents argued the amendment would help secure the border. Opponents argued the U.S. did not have enough military personnel. The vote was 242 to 173.

YES

Ohio: Ney, Traficant

Pa.: English, Hart

NO

Ohio: Brown

More defense

The House on Sept. 25 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Stump, R-Ariz., to authorize appropriations for military construction and activities by the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy. The vote was 398 to 17.

YES

Ohio: Brown, Ney, Traficant

Pa.: English, Hart

SENATE VOTES Aviation assistance

The Senate on Sept. 21 approved a bill sponsored by Sen. Tom Daschle, D-S.D., to appropriate $15 billion in emergency funding for the airline industry. The measure was identical to H.R. 2926, passed by the House on the same day. The Senate vote was 96 to 1.

YES:

Ohio: Mike DeWine, R; George V. Voinovich, R

Pa.: Rick Santorum, R; Arlen Specter, R

Military construction

The Senate on Sept. 26 approved a bill sponsored by Rep. David Hobson, R-Ohio, to appropriate $1.74 billion for construction of military bases and homes, as well as base closures and realignments. The vote was 97 to 0.

YES:

Ohio: DeWine, Voinovich

Pa.: Santorum, Specter

States News Service




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