House Passes POMBO ESA Bill
By Robert Uram
The House has passed H.R. 3824, the Pombo ESA bill, by a vote of 229-193. Before voting on the bill, the House defeated, 216-206, a substitute introduced by Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) and other representatives. 36 Democrats joined 193 Republicans in voting for the Pombo bill. Opposing were 158 Democrats and 34 Republicans, and one Independent.
On the substitute, 176 Democrats were joined by 29 Republicans and Independent Bernie Sanders (Vt.) in voting for, and 198 Republicans and 18 Dems voted against.
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