Our Washington Bureau compiled this list to give you a quick look at how local and Ohio members of the U.S. House and Senate voted on major issues last week.
Local House members in bold
* H.R. 240
A bill paying for the Department of Homeland Security without language prohibiting enactment of President Barack Obama’s immigration executive actions.
Yes: Beatty, Fudge, Kaptur, Ryan
No: Chabot, Gibbs, Johnson, Jordan, Joyce, Latta, Renacci, Wenstrup
Yes: Boehner, Stivers, Tiberi, Turner.
* S.J. Res 8. A measure to kill a National Labor Relations Board rule reducing the time between when a union requests representation and when workers vote on it.
* On overriding the veto. A measure overriding a veto of a bill to expedite construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Failed 62-37 (needed two-thirds to pass)
* On the cloture motion. A procedural measure to send a bill paying for the Department of Homeland Security to conference – meaning the House and Senate would have to iron out differences on their respective versions of the bills.
Failed 47-43 (needed 60 votes to pass)
Sen. Sherrod Brown did not vote on the measure.