Here is how Western New York's four members of the House of Representatives and the state's two senators voted on key bills and amendments within the last week. A "Y" means the member voted for the measure; an "N" means the member voted against it; an "A" means the member did not vote.
Transit -- The Senate on Thursday killed a measure that would have cut transit funding for New York and California by limiting how much transit money each state is allotted. The measure failed to garner the 60 votes needed to bring the bill to the floor.
Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D, N; Sen. Charles Schumer, D, N.
Draft -- The House on Wednesday rejected, 232-187, a measure that would have restored funding for the Selective Service System, which requires all men at the age of 18 to register for a potential draft.
Rep. Amo R. Houghton, R-Corning, Y; Rep. John J. LaFalce, D-Town of Tonawanda, N; Rep. Jack F. Quinn, R-Hamburg, Y; Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, N.
Space -- The House on Wednesday rejected, 298-121, a measure that would have eliminated funding for the NASA space station.
Houghton, N; LaFalce, N; Quinn, N; Reynolds, N.
Funding for veterans, housing -- The House on Thursday approved, 235-187, a $92 billion spending bill that allots funding for housing, veterans, science and environmental programs. While the bill includes a $1.7 billion raise for veterans medical care, it was criticized for cutting funding for various housing programs.
Houghton, A; LaFalce, N; Quinn, Y; Reynolds, Y.