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October, 1981

Facts, Fellowship and Fun!
President's Message (Barbara Farwell)
It's Costing Us!
Juvenile Justice Committee
We're Looking for Talent
General Meeting - Juvenile Justice
Call to Action: The Federal Clean Air Act
International Scene: Localizing International Issues (Dottie Gullicksen)
Call Women USA-Hawaii
Voting Rights Act
Stand Up and Be Counted - League Action
Hawaii Congressional Votes on Issues of Interest (Mabel Keesling)
Now You See it Now You Don't! The Impact of Federal Funds...
Role of Religion in Politics
Hawaii's 1000 Friends
Have You Heard?
Note from Nebraska
Membership Update
Nuclear Issues
September Calendar

Hawaii Congressional Votes on Issues of Interest

Reagan's austerity budget resolution.

Senate: Inouye and Matsunaga Yes; House: Heftel and Akaka No

URBAN DEVELOPMENT: To provide $62.2 billion for Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Passed 362-54.

Akaka Yes; Heftel No

SOCIAL SECURITY: Proposal to restore minimum of $122 a month previously cut. Defeated 46-52.

Inouye and Matsunaga Yes

SOLAR & CONSERVATION: Proposal to increase spending by $450 million in '82. Defeated 35-63.

Inouye and Matsunaga Yes

INTERNATIONAL BANK for Reconstruction and Development: Continue US participation. Passed 65-27.

Inouye and Matsunaga Yes

TOBACCO: Motion to reduce subsidies in 1982 tabled by 56-42 vote.

Inouye and Matsunaga Yes (supported subsidies)

SOCIAL PROGRAMS: Motion to restore $1 billion in 1982 for social programs proposed for cuts by Reagan. Defeated 22-76.

Inouye and Matsunaga Yes

NEUTRON BOMB: Measure to bar government from further spending on bomb. Defeated 293-88.

Akaka and Heftel No

INFANT FORMULA: Endorse World Health Organization position discouraging sale of infant formula in 3rd World Countries. Passed 301-100.

Akaka and Heftel Yes

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