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Votes on Education Legislation by Key Panel Members in the 105th Congress

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House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Table:  Part 1  | Part 2
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services,
Education and Related Agencies, Table:  Part 1  | Part 2

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services,
And Education, Table

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services,
And Education


(Votes are in favor of passage unless otherwise indicated.)
Amendment to
HR 2646

Would provide funds to hire 100,000 new teachers amendment and reduce class sizes.
Defeated: 50-49
Amendment to
HR 2646

Would block plan to provide federal tax credits to supports chool construction.
56-42
Amendment to
HR 2646

Would prohibit national testing without specific congressional approval.
52-47
Conference Report,
HR 2646

Would create tax breaks for K-12 education savings accounts.
59-36
Republicans YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO
*Arlen Specter, Pa., chairman       No Vote
Thad Cochran, Miss.        
Slade Gorton, Wash.        
*Christopher S. Bond, Mo.        
*Judd Gregg, N.H.        
*Lauch Faircloth, N.C.        
Larry E. Craig, Idaho        
Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas        
Democrats YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO
Tom Harkin, Iowa, ranking        
*Ernest F. Hollings, S.C.        
*Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii        
Dale Bumpers, Ark., retiring        
*Harry Reid, Nev.        
Herb Kohl, Wis.        
*Patty Murray,** Wash.        
* Running for re-election on Nov. 3.
** Sen. Murray is the only subcommittee member who also serves on the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee.
NOTE: Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee votes are not presented here because only two members (Sen.Patty Murray and Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Md.) are up for re-election.

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