I missed a report last week, so this week’s Congressional Vote Report is double sized. Our Senators voted correctly on both the Motion to Proceed and on the Trumpcare bill itself: no. And they voted to slap sanctions on Russia and North Korea.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Bernhardt Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (53-43, 4 Not Voting)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of David Bernhardt to be deputy secretary of the Interior.
Sen. Thomas Carper voted NO
Sen. Chris Coons voted NO
Health Care Marketplace Overhaul Motion to Proceed – Vote Agreed to (51-50)
Sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea – Vote Agreed to (98-2)
Health Care Marketplace Overhaul Skinny Repeal Amendment – Vote Rejected (49-51)
Bush Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (51-47, 2 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Arbitration Rule Disapproval – Vote Passed (231-190, 12 Not Voting)
The House passed the joint resolution that would provide for congressional disapproval of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus final arbitration rule which prohibits financial services companies that offer financial products to consumers from using arbitration clauses to stop consumers from being part of a class action lawsuit.
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester voted NO
Four Bill Fiscal 2018 Appropriations Minibus – Vote Passed (235-192, 6 Not Voting)
Fiscal 2018 Intelligence Authorization – Vote Passed (380-35, 18 Not Voting)
Veterans Choice Fund Authorization – Vote Passed (414-0, 19 Not Voting)
Ozone Standards Implementation – Vote Passed (229-199, 5 Not Voting)
Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure – Vote Passed (254-175, 4 Not Voting)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Agency Coordinating Authority – Vote Passed (248-179, 6 Not Voting)
King Cove Land Exchange – Vote Passed (248-179, 6 Not Voting)
|Nomination of Kevin Newsom to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit – PN372
The Senate will vote on the nomination of Kevin Newsom to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 11th Circuit.
FDA User Fees – HR2430
Nomination of Marvin Kaplan to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board – PN681
Veterans Choice Fund Authorization – S114