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Congressional voting report

By Voterama In Congress

Special to The Daily Reflector

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WASHINGTON — Here is how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending May 24.


  • KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE: Voting 241 for and 175 against, the House on May 22 passed a bill (HR 3) to approve the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline between the Canadian border and Steele City, Neb. This usurped authority over the project from the executive branch, which is still weighing approval or disapproval of the so-called Northern Route between Canada and Nebraska. This is the final approval needed to complete a nearly 4,000-mile, four-phase Keystone network for shipping crude from tar sands in Alberta to U.S. refineries located in the Midwest.

A yes vote was to pass the bill.

Voting yes: Renee Ellmers, R-2, Walter Jones, R-3, Virginia Foxx, R-5, Howard Coble, R-6, Mike McIntyre, D-7, Richard Hudson, R-8, Robert Pittenger, R-9, Patrick McHenry, R-10, Mark Meadows , R-11, George Holding, R-13

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