Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Legislative Action: 10th District and State - 102210

In this MegaVote for Ohio's 10th Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Cloture Motion; Paycheck Fairness Act
  • House: Telework Improvements Act
  • House: Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act

    Editor's Note: The Senate and House are in recess until Monday, November 29, 2010.
    Recent Senate Votes
    Cloture Motion; Paycheck Fairness Act - Vote Rejected (58-41, 1 Not Voting)

    The Senate fell short of the 60 votes needed to move forward on this bill that would require employers to demonstrate that any pay disparity between men and women is job-related and not gender-related. The future of the measure is unknown at this time.

    Sen. George Voinovich voted NO......send e-mail or see bio 

    Sen. Sherrod Brown
     voted YES......send e-mail or see bio

    Recent House Votes
    Telework Improvements Act - Vote Passed (254-152, 27 Not Voting)

    The House gave final approval to this bill that would require federal agencies to establish and implement a telework policy. The president is expected to sign the measure.

    Rep. Dennis Kucinich voted YES......send e-mail or see bio

    Emergency Unemployment Compensation Continuation Act - Vote Failed (258-154, 22 Not Voting)

    The House rejected this bill that would have extended federal funding to states for long-term unemployment benefits. A two-thirds majority, or 275 votes, was needed to pass the bill under suspension. The future of the measure is unknown at this time.

    Rep. Dennis Kucinich voted YES......send e-mail or see bio