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How your lawmakers voted on taxes, budget

Post by John Henrikson / The News Tribune on April 13, 2010 at 7:16 pm |
April 13, 2010 7:16 pm

Here is how legislators from South Sound districts voted on the final consideration of budget and tax bills in the final days of the 2010 special session.

Senate Bill 6444: Adopting the 2010 Supplemental Operating Budget, modifying the 2009-11 biennial appropriations for the various agencies and programs of the state.

Passed in the House by a 54 to 43 vote on Monday.
VOTING YES
Rep. Sam Hunt, D-Olympia
Rep. Dawn Morrell, D-Puyallup
Rep. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma
Rep. Dennis Flannigan, D-Tacoma
Rep. Tami Green, D-Lakewood
Rep. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma
Rep. Steve Kirby, D-Tacoma
Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Normandy Park
Rep. Mark Miloscia, D-Federal Way
Rep. Dave Upthegrove, D-Des Moines
Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington

VOTING NO
Rep. Troy Kelley, D-Tacoma
Rep. Brendan Williams, D-Olympia
Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-Gig Harbor
Rep. Christopher Hurst, D-Enumclaw
Rep. Tom Campbell, R-Roy
Rep. Jim McCune, R-Graham
Rep. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup
Rep. Jan Angel, R – Port Orchard
Rep. Skip Priest, R-Federal Way
Rep. Dan Roach, R-Bonney Lake
Rep. Geoff Simpson, D-Covington

Passed by the Senate Monday on a 25 to 21 vote.

VOTING YES
Sen. Karen Fraser, D-Thurston County
Sen. Jim Kastama, D-Puyallup
Sen. Debbie Regala, D-Tacoma
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way
Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent
Sen. Claudia Kauffman, D-Kent
Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma

VOTING NO
Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville
Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor
Sen. Michael Carrell, R-Lakewood
Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn

Senate Bill 6143: Tax and revenue bill that includes temporary tax increase for service businesses and taxes on bottled water, soda, candy, gum and mass-produced beer.

Passed in the House by a 52 to 44 vote on Saturday
VOTING YES
Rep. Sam Hunt, D-Olympia
Rep. Dawn Morrell, D-Puyallup
Rep. Jeannie Darneille, D-Tacoma
Rep. Dennis Flannigan, D-Tacoma
Rep. Tami Green, D-Lakewood
Rep. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma
Rep. Steve Kirby, D-Tacoma
Rep. Tina Orwall, D-Normandy Park
Rep. Dave Upthegrove, D-Des Moines
Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington
Rep. Brendan Williams, D-Olympia

VOTING NO
Rep. Troy Kelley, D-Tacoma
Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-Gig Harbor
Rep. Christopher Hurst, D-Enumclaw
Rep. Tom Campbell, R-Roy
Rep. Jim McCune, R-Graham
Rep. Bruce Dammeier, R-Puyallup
Rep. Jan Angel, R – Port Orchard
Rep. Mark Miloscia, D-Federal Way
Rep. Skip Priest, R-Federal Way
Rep. Dan Roach, R-Bonney Lake
Rep. Geoff Simpson, D-Covington

Passed in the Senate by a 25 to 21 vote on Monday.

VOTING YES
Sen. Karen Fraser, D-Thurston County
Sen. Jim Kastama, D-Puyallup
Sen. Debbie Regala, D-Tacoma
Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way
Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent
Sen. Rosa Franklin, D-Tacoma

VOTING NO
Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville
Sen. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor
Sen. Michael Carrell, R-Lakewood
Sen. Pam Roach, R-Auburn
Sen. Claudia Kauffman, D-Kent

Source: Washington Votes database; www.washingtonvotes.com

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