More nominations in the Senate, and Defense authorizations in the House.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Rao Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (54-41, 5 Not Voting)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Neomi Rao to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs within the Office of Management and Budget.
Sen. Thomas Carper voted YES
Sen. Chris Coons voted NO
Hagerty Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (86-12, 2 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|California Drought Prevention – Vote Passed (230-190, 13 Not Voting)
The House passed the bill that would require the Interior Department to take certain actions to increase the availability of water for agricultural and other purposes in California’s Central Valley, including a requirement that the maximum amount of water practicable would have to be provided to all individuals or districts that receive water through the Central Valley Project.
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester voted NO
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization – Vote Passed (344-81, 8 Not Voting)
|Nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be Deputy Secretary of Defense – PN583
The Senate will vote on the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be deputy secretary of Defense.
Delay EPA Air Pollution Standards – HR806
Gas Pipeline Permits – HR2910
Cross-Border Energy Project Permits – HR2883
Alaska Road Land Exchange – HR218