My Votes – Week of January 10th

Jan 14, 2022


A rule bill is a bill passed through a full House vote under a rule that has been voted and agreed upon by the Rules Committee. Rule bills require a simple majority of the House to pass (218 votes) through a recorded vote.


H.R. 1836

Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act

Passed  |  287-135
My Vote  |  NO (the Congressional record reflects my opposition to this bill)

At a time when it is becoming increasingly difficult for our branches of service to recruit active duty forces, I do not believe now is the time to make major reforms to GI Bill benefits. I supported a proposal that would have allowed Guard and Reserve members to accrue more times towards their GI bill benefit, but this proposal was voted down by House Democrats.


H.R. 5746

NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act/John R. Lewis Act

Passed  |  220-203
My Vote  |  NO (the Congressional record reflects my opposition to this bill)

House Democrats used a bill meant to reauthorize NASA programs to give the Senate the opportunity to bypass the Senate filibuster and federalize elections. I voted against this stunt.

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