Votes of the US Congress
2011-12 Votes of AZ Legislature
(Apr 10) Reps. Barton, Crandell, Gowen, and Stevens all voted YES on HB2036. Sens. Allen and Griffin previously voted for the bill, which the governor has signed into law. Upon effect, the law requires informed consent for an abortion, parental permission for a minor, prohibits abortion after 20 weeks, and raises the medical stands for women who do receive an abortion.
(Mar 1) State Senators Allen and Griffin voted YES to allow the voters to eliminate the Independent Redistricting Commission and return that duty to the elected state legislature. Senator Allen sponsored SCR 1035 which passed 21-9 and now goes to the house.
(Mar 1) State Representatives Barton, Crandell, Gowen, Judd, and Stevens voted YES to give tax credits to businesses to offset the cost of government regulations, expand the state’s job training incentives, cut capital gains taxes and allow greater tax write-offs for operating losses. HB 2815 passed 39-18 and now goes to the senate.
(Feb 27) State Representatives Barton, Crandell, Gowen, Judd, and Stevens voted YES on SB 1126 to approve Secretary Bennett's proposal to place gun barrels from the USS Arizona and USS Missouri as a memorial on the grounds of the state capital. Senators Allen and Griffin voted YES on the same measure on Feb. 2. Governor Brewer has signed it into law.
(Jan 11) State Senator Allen voted YES to allow congressional candidates to gather nominating signatures from both their current district, as well as their new district tentatively created by the IRC (SB 1031). Motion passed 27-0.