Former Rep. John Hostettler
Republican • Indiana 6 Terms • Sworn In 1995
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Hostettler was born June 19, 1961 in Evansville, Indiana. He grew up in rural Posey County and was educated at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1983. Prior to his service in Congress he was employed as a Power Plant Performance Engineer with Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Company.
"Hostettler's interest in politics increased following the election of Bill Clinton in 1992. In January 1994 Hostettler announced he would run for the 8th District Congressional seat held by Frank McCloskey, a six-term incumbent... Hostettler called for a return to the Constitution as the nation's governing document. He promised that if elected he would work toward balancing the budget, cutting taxes, reforming welfare and strengthening national defense."http://www.house.gov/hostettler/biography.shtm Read More...
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Recent Voting History
H.Con.Res. 275: Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the education curriculum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H CON RES 275 Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the education curriculum in the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaAbstain (against party)December 19, 2005
S. 1932: Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
On Agreeing to the Conference Report: S 1932 Budget Reconciliation, 2006Abstain (against party)December 19, 2005
H.R. 2863: Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations bill
On Agreeing to the Conference Report: H R 2863 Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposesAbstain (against party)December 19, 2005