VOTES OF VIR­GINI­ANS

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House (11 dis­tricts): Robert J. Wittman (R-1st), Scott W. Tay­lor (R-2nd), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-3rd), A. Don­ald McEachin (D-4th), Thomas A. Garrett Jr. (R-5th), Robert W. Good­latte (R-6th), Dave Brat (R7th), Don­ald S. Beyer Jr. (D-8th), H. Mor­gan Grif­fith (R-9th), Bar­bara J. Com­stock (R-10th), Ger­ald E. Con­nolly (D-11th)

Senate: Mark R. Warner (D), Ti­mothy M. Kaine (D) mem­ber’’ were overly broad and would vi­o­late con­sti­tu­tional rights.

Yes: Wittman, Tay­lor, Good­latte, Brat, Grif­fith, Com­stock

No: Scott, McEachin, Beyer, Con­nolly

Not vot­ing: Garrett

Ex­emp­tion for Re­li­gious Groups:

$416.3 Bil­lion Spend­ing Pack­age: The House on Sept. 14 passed, 211-198, a pack­age in­clud­ing eight of the 12 ap­pro­pri­a­tions bills that would fund fed­eral de­part­ments and agen­cies in fis­cal 2018. The $416.3 bil­lion mea­sure (HR 3354) was then merged with the four pre­vi­ously passed ap­pro­pri­a­tions bills, putting to­tal dis­cre­tionary spend­ing at $1.13 tril­lion for the bud­get year that starts Oct. 1. A yes vote was to send the bill to the Senate.

Yes: Wittman, Tay­lor, Good­latte, Brat, Grif­fith, Com­stock

No: Scott, McEachin, Beyer, Con­nolly

Not vot­ing: Garrett for pre-disas­ter hur­ri­cane aid in HR 3354 (above) by $2.4 bil­lion and cut the same sum from ac­counts that would fund a wall on the south­ern bor­der and add 10,000 beds for im­mi­gra­tion en­force­ment. A yes vote was to trans­fer fund­ing from the pro­posed bor­der wall to Fed­eral Emer­gency Man­age­ment Agency (FEMA) storm-mit­i­ga­tion ac­counts.

Yes: Scott, McEachin, Beyer, Con­nolly

Vot­ing no: Wittman, Tay­lor, Good­latte, Brat, Grif­fith, Com­stock

Not vot­ing: Garrett and the 2002 Iraq war res­o­lu­tion and re­place them with up­dated le­gal author­ity for Amer­ica’s on­go­ing mil­i­tary ac­tions in Afghanistan, the Mid­dle East and Africa. A yes vote was to kill the amend­ment to a fis­cal 2018 mil­i­tary bud­get (HR 2810) that re­mained in de­bate.

Yes: Warner

No: Kaine

Kevin Has­sett Con­fir­ma­tion:

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