Votes On Military Spending, Health Care, Teacher Training For Area Congressional Delegation
Votes on military spending, health care, teacher training for area congressional delegation
WASHINGTON • How St. Louis-area members of Congress voted in the week of March 6-10. The votes and descriptions are compiled by “Voterama in Congress” a legislative tracking organization.
$578 Billion for U.S. Military • The House on March 8 passed, 371-48, a $577.9 billion military appropriations bill for fiscal 2017 that includes $61.8 billion in funding for combat overseas. A yes vote was to send the Senate a bill (HR 1301) that would fund a 2.1 percent pay raise for uniformed personnel.
Yes • Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth; Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro; Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin; John Shimkus, R-Collinsville; Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville; Jason Smith, R-Cape Girardeau; William Lacy Clay, …