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Here is how members of Maryland's delegation...

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Here is how members of Maryland's delegation on Capitol Hill were recorded on important roll-call votes last week:

SENATE

No votes were cast in the Senate last week.

HOUSE: GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS

By a vote of 243 for and 167 against, the House sent the Senate a bill (HR 820) using government as a catalyst to make U.S. manufacturing companies more globally competitive.

The bill authorizes $1.54 billion over two years on programs such as Commerce Department outreach centers, funding large-scale research and development consortia, and providing research assistance and federal funds to individual companies.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

N X Member

. . * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* . . Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

. * . Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* . . Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

* . . Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

* . . Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* . . Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* . . Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: TO REJECT CUT

By a vote of 208 for and 213 against, the House rejected an amendment cutting 10 percent, or about $150 million, from legislation (above) using an array of government programs to upgrade U.S. global competitiveness.

A yes vote was to trim 10 percent from the $1.54 billion measure.

Y N X Member

* . . Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

. * . Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* . . Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

. * . Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

. * . Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

. * . Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* . . Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

. * . Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: BENEFITS FOR CITIZENS

The House adopted, 263 for and 156 against, an amendment preventing the $1.54 billion competitiveness bill (above) from directly funding those who are not U.S. citizens or legal residents.

A yes vote was to limit competitiveness funding to U.S. citizens and legal residents.

Y N X Member

. . * Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* . . Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

* . . Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

. * . Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

. * . Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

. * . Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* . . Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* . . Morella, Constance A., R-8th

HOUSE: FOREST LAND

By a vote of 317 for and 101 against, the House sent the Senate a bill authorizing acquisition of 80,000 wilderness acres immediately north of Yellowstone National Park at a cost of $12 million to $20 million. The government would use exchanges or cash to acquire the land from a private company that could soon begin harvesting its timber. A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Y N X Member

. * . Bentley, Helen Delich, R-2nd

* . . Hoyer, Steny H. D-5th

. * . Bartlett, Roscoe G., R-6th

* . . Wynn, Albert R., D-4th

* . . Cardin, Benjamin L., D-3rd

* . . Mfume, Kweisi, D-7th

* . . Gilchrest, Wayne T., R-1st

* . . Morella, Constance A., R-8th

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