House votes to expand wilderness in nine states | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

House votes to expand wilderness in nine states

The Associated Press

The 285-140 roll call Wednesday by which the House voted to aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness. More than 1,000 miles of rivers in nearly a dozen states also would gain protections. The legislation now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.

A “yes” vote is a vote to pass the bill.

Voting yes were 247 Democrats and 38 Republicans.

Voting no were 4 Democrats and 136 Republicans.

X denotes those not voting.

There are 3 vacancies in the 435-member House.

ALABAMA

Democrats ” Bright, Y; Davis, Y; Griffith, Y.

Republicans ” Aderholt, N; Bachus, N; Bonner, N; Rogers, N.

ALASKA

Republicans ” Young, Y.

ARIZONA

Democrats ” Giffords, Y; Grijalva, Y; Kirkpatrick, Y; Mitchell, Y; Pastor, Y.

Republicans ” Flake, N; Franks, N; Shadegg, N.

ARKANSAS

Democrats ” Berry, Y; Ross, Y; Snyder, Y.

Republicans ” Boozman, N.

CALIFORNIA

Democrats ” Baca, Y; Becerra, Y; Berman, Y; Capps, Y; Cardoza, Y; Costa, Y; Davis, Y; Eshoo, Y; Farr, Y; Filner, Y; Harman, Y; Honda, Y; Lee, Y; Lofgren, Zoe, Y; Matsui, Y; McNerney, Y; Miller, George, Y; Napolitano, Y; Pelosi, X (the speaker by tradition often does not vote); Richardson, Y; Roybal-Allard, Y; Sanchez, Linda T., Y; Sanchez, Loretta, Y; Schiff, Y; Sherman, Y; Speier, Y; Stark, Y; Tauscher, Y; Thompson, Y; Waters, Y; Watson, Y; Waxman, Y; Woolsey, Y.

Republicans ” Bilbray, N; Bono Mack, Y; Calvert, N; Campbell, N; Dreier, N; Gallegly, N; Herger, N; Hunter, N; Issa, N; Lewis, N; Lungren, Daniel E., N; McCarthy, N; McClintock, N; McKeon, Y; Miller, Gary, X; Nunes, N; Radanovich, N; Rohrabacher, N; Royce, N.

COLORADO

Democrats ” DeGette, Y; Markey, Y; Perlmutter, Y; Polis, Y; Salazar, Y.

Republicans ” Coffman, N; Lamborn, N.

CONNECTICUT

Democrats ” Courtney, Y; DeLauro, Y; Himes, Y; Larson, Y; Murphy, Y.

DELAWARE

Republicans ” Castle, Y.

FLORIDA

Democrats ” Boyd, Y; Brown, Corrine, Y; Castor, Y; Grayson, Y; Hastings, Y; Klein, Y; Kosmas, Y; Meek, Y; Wasserman Schultz, Y; Wexler, Y.

Republicans ” Bilirakis, N; Brown-Waite, Ginny, Y; Buchanan, N; Crenshaw, N; Diaz-Balart, L., N; Diaz-Balart, M., N; Mack, N; Mica, N; Miller, N; Posey, N; Putnam, N; Rooney, Y; Ros-Lehtinen, Y; Stearns, N; Young, Y.

GEORGIA

Democrats ” Barrow, Y; Bishop, Y; Johnson, Y; Lewis, Y; Marshall, N; Scott, Y.

Republicans ” Broun, N; Deal, N; Gingrey, N; Kingston, N; Linder, N; Price, N; Westmoreland, X.

HAWAII

Democrats ” Abercrombie, Y; Hirono, Y.

IDAHO

Democrats ” Minnick, Y.

Republicans ” Simpson, Y.

ILLINOIS

Democrats ” Bean, Y; Costello, Y; Davis, Y; Foster, Y; Gutierrez, Y; Halvorson, Y; Hare, Y; Jackson, Y; Lipinski, Y; Rush, Y; Schakowsky, Y.

Republicans ” Biggert, N; Johnson, Y; Kirk, Y; Manzullo, N; Roskam, N; Schock, N; Shimkus, N.

INDIANA

Democrats ” Carson, Y; Donnelly, Y; Ellsworth, Y; Hill, Y; Visclosky, Y.

Republicans ” Burton, N; Buyer, N; Pence, N; Souder, X.

IOWA

Democrats ” Boswell, Y; Braley, Y; Loebsack, Y.

Republicans ” King, N; Latham, N.

KANSAS

Democrats ” Moore, Y.

Republicans ” Jenkins, N; Moran, N; Tiahrt, N.

KENTUCKY

Democrats ” Chandler, Y; Yarmuth, Y.

Republicans ” Davis, N; Guthrie, N; Rogers, N; Whitfield, Y.

LOUISIANA

Democrats ” Melancon, Y.

Republicans ” Alexander, N; Boustany, N; Cao, N; Cassidy, Y; Fleming, N; Scalise, N.

MAINE

Democrats ” Michaud, Y; Pingree, Y.

MARYLAND

Democrats ” Cummings, Y; Edwards, Y; Hoyer, Y; Kratovil, Y; Ruppersberger, Y; Sarbanes, Y; Van Hollen, Y.

Republicans ” Bartlett, N.

MASSACHUSETTS

Democrats ” Capuano, Y; Delahunt, Y; Frank, Y; Lynch, Y; Markey, Y; McGovern, Y; Neal, Y; Olver, Y; Tierney, Y; Tsongas, Y.

MICHIGAN

Democrats ” Conyers, Y; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Kilpatrick, Y; Levin, Y; Peters, Y; Schauer, Y; Stupak, N.

Republicans ” Camp, N; Ehlers, Y; Hoekstra, N; McCotter, N; Miller, Y; Rogers, N; Upton, Y.

MINNESOTA

Democrats ” Ellison, Y; McCollum, Y; Oberstar, Y; Peterson, N; Walz, Y.

Republicans ” Bachmann, N; Kline, N; Paulsen, Y.

MISSISSIPPI

Democrats ” Childers, Y; Taylor, Y; Thompson, Y.

Republicans ” Harper, N.

MISSOURI

Democrats ” Carnahan, Y; Clay, Y; Cleaver, Y; Skelton, Y.

Republicans ” Akin, N; Blunt, N; Emerson, N; Graves, N; Luetkemeyer, N.

MONTANA

Republicans ” Rehberg, N.

NEBRASKA

Republicans ” Fortenberry, Y; Smith, N; Terry, N.

NEVADA

Democrats ” Berkley, Y; Titus, Y.

Republicans ” Heller, N.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Democrats ” Hodes, Y; Shea-Porter, Y.

NEW JERSEY

Democrats ” Adler, Y; Andrews, Y; Holt, Y; Pallone, Y; Pascrell, Y; Payne, Y; Rothman, Y; Sires, Y.

Republicans ” Frelinghuysen, Y; Garrett, N; Lance, Y; LoBiondo, Y; Smith, Y.

NEW MEXICO

Democrats ” Heinrich, Y; Lujan, Y; Teague, Y.

NEW YORK

Democrats ” Ackerman, Y; Arcuri, Y; Bishop, Y; Clarke, Y; Crowley, Y; Engel, X; Hall, Y; Higgins, Y; Hinchey, Y; Israel, Y; Lowey, Y; Maffei, Y; Maloney, Y; Massa, Y; McCarthy, Y; McMahon, Y; Meeks, Y; Nadler, Y; Rangel, Y; Serrano, Y; Slaughter, Y; Tonko, Y; Towns, Y; Velazquez, Y; Weiner, Y.

Republicans ” King, N; Lee, Y; McHugh, N.

NORTH CAROLINA

Democrats ” Butterfield, Y; Etheridge, Y; Kissell, Y; McIntyre, Y; Miller, Y; Price, Y; Shuler, Y; Watt, Y.

Republicans ” Coble, N; Foxx, N; Jones, Y; McHenry, N; Myrick, N.

NORTH DAKOTA

Democrats ” Pomeroy, Y.

OHIO

Democrats ” Boccieri, Y; Driehaus, Y; Fudge, X; Kaptur, Y; Kilroy, Y; Kucinich, Y; Ryan, Y; Space, Y; Sutton, Y; Wilson, Y.

Republicans ” Austria, N; Boehner, N; Jordan, N; LaTourette, Y; Latta, N; Schmidt, N; Tiberi, N; Turner, Y.

OKLAHOMA

Democrats ” Boren, N.

Republicans ” Cole, N; Fallin, N; Lucas, N; Sullivan, N.

OREGON

Democrats ” Blumenauer, Y; DeFazio, Y; Schrader, Y; Wu, Y.

Republicans ” Walden, Y.

PENNSYLVANIA

Democrats ” Altmire, Y; Brady, Y; Carney, Y; Dahlkemper, Y; Doyle, Y; Fattah, Y; Holden, Y; Kanjorski, Y; Murphy, Patrick, Y; Murtha, Y; Schwartz, Y; Sestak, Y.

Republicans ” Dent, Y; Gerlach, Y; Murphy, Tim, N; Pitts, N; Platts, Y; Shuster, N; Thompson, N.

RHODE ISLAND

Democrats ” Kennedy, Y; Langevin, Y.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Democrats ” Clyburn, Y; Spratt, Y.

Republicans ” Barrett, N; Brown, N; Inglis, Y; Wilson, N.

SOUTH DAKOTA

Democrats ” Herseth Sandlin, Y.

TENNESSEE

Democrats ” Cohen, Y; Cooper, Y; Davis, Y; Gordon, Y; Tanner, Y.

Republicans ” Blackburn, N; Duncan, N; Roe, N; Wamp, Y.

TEXAS

Democrats ” Cuellar, Y; Doggett, Y; Edwards, Y; Gonzalez, Y; Green, Al, Y; Green, Gene, Y; Hinojosa, Y; Jackson-Lee, Y; Johnson, E. B., Y; Ortiz, Y; Reyes, Y; Rodriguez, Y.

Republicans ” Barton, N; Brady, N; Burgess, N; Carter, N; Conaway, N; Culberson, N; Gohmert, N; Granger, X; Hall, N; Hensarling, N; Johnson, Sam, N; Marchant, N; McCaul, N; Neugebauer, N; Olson, N; Paul, N; Poe, N; Sessions, N; Smith, Y; Thornberry, N.

UTAH

Democrats ” Matheson, Y.

Republicans ” Bishop, N; Chaffetz, N.

VERMONT

Democrats ” Welch, Y.

VIRGINIA

Democrats ” Boucher, Y; Connolly, Y; Moran, Y; Nye, Y; Perriello, Y; Scott, Y.

Republicans ” Cantor, N; Forbes, N; Goodlatte, N; Wittman, Y; Wolf, Y.

WASHINGTON

Democrats ” Baird, Y; Dicks, Y; Inslee, Y; Larsen, Y; McDermott, Y; Smith, Y.

Republicans ” Hastings, N; McMorris Rodgers, N; Reichert, Y.

WEST VIRGINIA

Democrats ” Mollohan, Y; Rahall, Y.

Republicans ” Capito, Y.

WISCONSIN

Democrats ” Baldwin, Y; Kagen, Y; Kind, Y; Moore, Y; Obey, Y.

Republicans ” Petri, Y; Ryan, N; Sensenbrenner, N.

WYOMING

Republicans ” Lummis, N.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User