Roll Call: Key Votes from Wisconsin Congressional Delegation This Week | Local government
CRISTOBELLA DURRETTE Medill News Service
Here’s how members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation voted on major issues last week.
ACT RESPECTING THE PROTECTION OF MEDICAL INSURANCE AND AMERICAN FARMERS AGAINST SEQUER CUTS: By voting 222 for and 212 against, the House on Tuesday (S.610) extended Medicare’s exemption from general spending cuts and established a fast-track process for reviewing legislation to raise the debt ceiling .
Vote Yes: Mark Pocan, D-Black Earth, 2nd arrondissement; Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, 3rd arrondissement; Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, 4th district
Vote No: Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, 1st district; Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, 5th arrondissement; Tom Tiffany, R-Minocqua, 7th arrondissement; Mike Gallagher, R-Green Bay, 8th arrondissement; Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, 6th arrondissement
NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR 2022: Voting 363 for and 70 against, the House on Tuesday (S.1605) passed the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022. The Authorization Bill outlines how federal funds are to be used , but does not set spending limits.
Vote Yes: Steil; Kind; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher