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Know the West

How Western senators voted on the Murray amendment

 

Note: this is a sidebar to the news article "Salvage logging squeaks by Senate"

FOR suspending environmental laws to expedite salvage logging (against Murray):

Republicans

Bennett (Utah) Hatch (Utah)

Brown (Colo.) Campbell (Colo.)

Craig (Idaho)

Burns (Mont.) Thomas (Wyo) Kyl (Ariz.)

Simpson (Wyo) Gorton (Wash.)

Hatfield (Ore.) Packwood (Ore.)

Domenici (N.M.)

McCain (Ariz.),

and Kempthorne (Idaho)

Democrat

Reid (Nev.).

AGAINST suspending environmental laws to expedite salvage logging (For Murray):

Democrats

Baucus (Mont.)

Bryan (Nev.)

Bingaman (N.M.)

Murray (Wash.)

Bryan (Nev.).