How Congress voted this week
A look at this week’s major votes in Congress and how those who represent McHenry County voted:
Highway trust fund
The purpose: To provide an extension of federal aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
The vote: Passed in the House on Tuesday by 155 votes – 367 voted “yes,” 55 voted “no” and 11 didn’t vote.
Local representation: U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-6) voted “yes”; U.S. Rep Randy Hultgren (R-14) voted “no.”
Source: The New York Times’ Inside Congress website