Highway and Student Loan Bill Vote Recap

Earlier today, the House and Senate voted on the Highway and Student Loan Bill (H.R.4348). The legislation reauthorized various surface transportation programs through fiscal year 2014 at a cost of $120 billion and extends the 3.4% rate on Stafford loans for one year. The Highway bill bankrupts the Highway Trust Fund by 2015, and the student loan bill costs $5.9 billion in order to help a small percentage of incoming college students pay just $7 less a month in student loans four years from now. The votes are listed below, along with a breakdown of how Republicans and Democrats voted.

House:

Highway and Student Loan Bill: Passed by a vote of 373-52
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Yes: 186
Republicans Voting No: 52
Democrats Voting Yes: 187
Democrats Voting No: 0

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Senate:

Highway and Student Loan Bill: Passed by a vote of 74-19
Heritage Action: NO

Republicans Voting Incorrectly:
Sen. Roy Blunt (MO)
Sen. John Boozman (AR)
Sen. Scott Brown (MA)
Sen. Richard Burr (NC)
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (GA)
Sen. Thad Cochran (MS)
Sen. Susan Collins (ME)
Sen. Chuck Grassley (IA)
Sen. Dean Heller (NV)
Sen. John Hoeven (ND)
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Sen. James Inhofe (OK)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (GA)
Sen. Mike Johanns (NE)
Sen. Jon Kyl (AZ)
Sen. Dick Lugar (IN)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (KY)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (AK)
Sen. Pat Roberts (KS)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (AL)
Sen. John Thune (SD)
Sen. David Vitter (LA)
Sen. Roger Wicker (MS)

Democrats Voting Correctly:
None

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2 thoughts on “Highway and Student Loan Bill Vote Recap

  1. LOVE the “voted correctly” and “voted incorrectly.”

    Man…you guys are too much. THANKFULLY you are disintegrating in to a worthless entity…relevant only by your own arrogant standards.

    It’s ok. Standing on the side of the road with the other flat-earthers might appeal to you. You can still stomp your feet and beat your puny chests but you’ll be doing it from the safety of the sidelines…where you belong.

    Thanks for the chuckle. You guy are always good for one.

    • Three years ago this would have unanimously passed without so much as a whisper. Today, it was mainstream news that the GOP is trying to lower deficit spending and 52 voted against this “deal”. That doesn’t sound like disintegration to me.

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