WASHINGTON — Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.

HOUSE VOTES:

House Vote 1:

PASSING BILLS: The House has approved a motion sponsored by Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., to pass 10 different bills without an individual roll call vote. The vote on the motion, on June 15, was 287 yeas to 140 nays.

NAYS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), Miller R-WV (3rd)

YEAS: McKinley R-WV (1st)

House Vote 2:

VETERANS AND CONTRACEPTION: The House has rejected the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act (H.R. 239), sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif. The bill would have barred the Veterans Affairs Department from requiring military veterans to pay for contraceptive products that VA health insurance plans cover the cost of. The vote, on June 15, was 240 yeas to 188 nays, with a two-thirds majority required for approval.

NAYS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

House Vote 3:

CAPITOL RIOT: The House has passed a bill (H.R. 3325), sponsored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., that would award four Congressional gold medals to the U.S. Capitol Police for protecting the Capitol complex during the Jan. 6 riot. Pelosi said the police "risked their safety and their lives for others with the utmost selflessness." The vote, on June 15, was 406 yeas to 21 nays.

YEAS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

House Vote 4:

SMALL BUSINESS LOANS: The House has rejected the LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act (H.R. 1443), sponsored by Rep. Ritchie Torres, D-N.Y. The bill would have required the reporting by financial companies of data for loans provided to businesses owned by non-heterosexuals. Torres said the requirement "would represent a triumph of transparency in the service of economic opportunity for all, regardless of who you are and whom you love." The vote, on June 15, was 248 yeas to 177 nays, with a two-thirds majority required for approval.

NAYS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

House Vote 5:

DISCLOSURES BY PUBLICLY TRADED COMPANIES: The House has passed the ESG Disclosure Simplification Act (H.R. 1187), sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Calif. The bill would require companies that issue publicly regulated securities to disclose to their shareholders certain environmental, social and governance metrics and their connection to the company's long-term business strategy. Vargas said: "Mandated and standard disclosures of environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, metrics would provide improved insight into long-term business performance and areas of potential future risks." An opponent, Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., called a requirement "the next episode in the Democrats' saga to weaponize financial regulation to achieve partisan social and environmental goals." The vote, on June 16, was 215 yeas to 214 nays.

NAYS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

House Vote 6:

JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY: The House has passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act (S. 475), sponsored by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., to make June 19 (Juneteenth) a legal public holiday called Juneteenth National Independence Day, to commemorate the day in 1865 when news of the end of slavery in the U.S. reached slaves in Texas. A supporter, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., said: "Making Juneteenth a federal holiday is a crucial step in remembering our past, and it will undoubtedly help us build a better future." An opponent, Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., said: "Naming this day National Independence Day will create confusion and push Americans to pick one of those 2 days as their Independence Day based on their racial identity." The vote, on June 16, was 415 yeas to 14 nays.

YEAS: Mooney R-WV (2nd), McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

House Vote 7:

IRAQ WAR: The House has passed a bill (H.R. 256), sponsored by Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., to repeal Congress's 2002 resolution authorizing the war in Iraq. Lee said "repeal can prevent our country from entering another protracted engagement under this outdated authority. We can't afford to leave this [authority] in place indefinitely." A bill opponent, Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., said repeal would hinder the U.S. effort to combat terrorist threats and militia groups in Iraq, some of whom have backing from Iran. The vote, on June 17, was 268 yeas to 161 nays.

YEAS: Mooney R-WV (2nd)

NAYS: McKinley R-WV (1st), Miller R-WV (3rd)

SENATE VOTES:

Senate Vote 1:

APPEALS COURT JUDGE: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as a judge on the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. Jackson has been a judge on the Washington, D.C., district court for the past eight years. A supporter, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said: "She has written nearly 600 opinions, and each of them is guided by the same principles: fairness, impartiality, evenhandedness, and an unyielding fidelity to the law." The vote, on June 14, was 53 yeas to 44 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV

NAYS: Capito R-WV

Senate Vote 2:

REGULATING TRADE: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Lina M. Kahn to serve as chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a term ending in September 2024. Kahn has been a law professor at Columbia University, legal advisor to the FTC, and legal director of the Open Markets Institute. The vote, on June 15, was 69 yeas to 28 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV, Capito R-WV

Senate Vote 3:

REGULATING WATER: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Radhika Fox to serve as assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's water office. Fox had been assistant deputy director of the office since January and before that was CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance. A supporter, Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., said Fox "is an exceptional leader who will work day and night to come up with practical solutions for our country's serious water challenges." An opponent, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.., cited Fox's support for Biden administration plans to develop strict new federal regulations of bodies of water on private land over the objections of stakeholders. The vote, on June 16, was 55 yeas to 43 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV

NAYS: Capito R-WV

Senate Vote 4:

MARYLAND JUDGE: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Lydia Kay Griggsby to serve as a judge on the U.S. district court for Maryland. Griggsby has been a judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for the past seven years and previously was a Senate staffer and an assistant U.S. attorney. A supporter, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., said Griggsby "will safeguard the rights of all, uphold the Constitution and rule of law, and faithfully follow the judicial oath to do equal right to the poor and to the rich." The vote, on June 16, was 59 yeas to 39 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV, Capito R-WV

Senate Vote 5:

DEPUTY INTERIOR SECRETARY: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Tommy P. Beaudreau to serve as deputy interior secretary. Beaudreau was a senior Interior official for most of the Obama administration, including three years as the first head of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. A supporter, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., said: "He is an expert in his field. His qualifications are clear. It is also clear from his nomination hearing that he understands America's needs for an 'all of the above' energy strategy." The vote, on June 17, was 88 yeas to 9 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV, Capito R-WV

Senate Vote 6:

HOMELAND SECURITY: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of John K. Tien to serve as the Homeland Security Department's deputy secretary. Tien was an Army officer for 24 years and, after retiring as a colonel, became an executive at Citigroup. The vote, on June 17, was 60 yeas to 34 nays.

YEAS: Manchin D-WV, Capito R-WV

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