Congressional Roll Call: Feb. 3, 2017


Congressional Roll Call: Feb. 3, 2017

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.
House
West Coast Crab Fishing: The House has passed a bill (H.R. 374), sponsored by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., to make permanent the authority of the three West Coast states to make laws governing Dungeness crab fisheries in the Pacific Ocean. Beutler said the states have successfully managed the fisheries for two decades, and making the authority permanent would ensure sustainability of the fisheries and save federal government expenses.
The vote, on Monday, was unanimous with 388 yeas.
Voting yes: Annie Kuster, a Democrat; Carol …

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