H.R. 1837: How Congress Voted to Destroy the Delta

The House on Wednesday approved an ambitious California water bill that favors farmers, splits the state and pressures the U.S. Senate.

In a highly partisan vote, the Republican-controlled House approved the legislation that would lengthen irrigation contracts, override state law and boost deliveries to farms south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Most dramatically, the bill replaces one San Joaquin River restoration plan with something far less ambitious.

The bill faces an uncertain future. Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer both oppose the legislation, as does the Brown administration in Sacramento, and the Obama administration has threatened a presidential veto.

Full Article from Sacramento Bee
http://www.sacbee.com/2012/03/01/4302080/california-water-bill-that-favors.html#mi_rss=Capitol%20and%20California

Yea: 241 (56 percent) Dems: 6; Repubs: 235
Nay: 178
(41 percent) Dems 177; Repubs 1
Not voting:
14 (3 percent) Dems: 9; Repubs 5

California Vote Tabulation by Congressperson
Nay CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
Yea CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
Yea CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
Yea CA-4 McClintock, Tom [R]
Nay CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
Not Voting CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
Nay CA-7 Miller, George [D]
Nay CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
Not Voting CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
Nay CA-10 Garamendi, John [D]
Nay CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
Nay CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
Nay CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
Nay CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
Nay CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
Nay CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
Nay CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
Yea CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
Yea CA-19 Denham, Jeff [R]
Yea CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
Yea CA-21 Nunes, Devin “Devil” [R]
Yea CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
Nay CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
Yea CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
Yea CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
Yea CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
Not Voting CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
Nay CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
Nay CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
Nay CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
Nay CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
Nay CA-32 Chu, Judy [D]
Not Voting CA-33 Bass, Karen [D]
Nay CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
Nay CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
Nay CA-36 Hahn, Janice [D]
Nay CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
Nay CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
Nay CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
Yea CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
Yea CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]

Yea CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
Nay CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
Yea CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
Yea CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
Yea CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
Nay CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
Yea CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
Yea CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
Yea CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
Nay CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
Yea CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]

To view the entire vote by State, please click on the link below.

http://www.govtrack.us/congress/vote.xpd?vote=h2012-80&utm_source=%40HouseFloor

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