A look at recent congressional actions and how lawmakers representing the area voted:
H.R. 3811: to require notification of individuals of breaches of personally identifiable information through cxchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Joseph Pitts (R., Pa.)
Vote: Passed on Friday, 291-122, with 19 members not voting.
Area lawmakers: Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), yes; Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green), yes; Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Urbana, Ohio), yes; Rep. Tim Walberg (R., Tipton, Mich.), yes.
H.R. 2279: to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to remove a requirement that the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency review and revise regulations under such act at least every three years.
Sponsor: Rep. Cory Gardner (R., Colo.)
Vote: Passed on Thursday, 225-188, with 19 members not voting.
Area lawmakers: Miss Kaptur, no; Mr. Latta, yes; Mr. Jordan, yes; Mr. Walberg, yes.
Nomination of Janet Yellen to be chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system.
Vote: Confirmed on Monday, 56-26, with 18 senators not voting.
Ohio and Michigan senators: Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio), yes; Rob Portman (R., Ohio), did not vote; Carl Levin (D., Mich.), yes; Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.), yes.
SOURCE: Library of Congress and govtrack.us