The House last week voted on an abortion ban and a budget resolution. Our Congresswoman wisely voted no on both. The Senate voted on more nominations, but has nothing on the calendar this week.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Pai Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (52-41, 7 Not Voting)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Ajit V. Pai to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission.
Sen. Thomas Carper voted NO
Sen. Chris Coons voted NO
Quarles Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (65-32, 3 Not Voting)
Cissna Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (54-43, 3 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|Abortion Ban – Vote Passed (237-189, 7 Not Voting)
The House passed the bill that would prohibit abortions in cases where the probable age of the fetus is 20 weeks or later, and it imposes criminal penalties on medical professionals who violate the ban.
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester voted NO
Fiscal 2018 Budget Resolution – Vote Passed (219-206, 9 Not Voting)
|Federal Whistleblower Protections – S585
The House will vote on the bill that would provide additional protections for federal employees who are retaliated against for disclosing waste, fraud or abuse, require federal agencies to suspend for at least three days any supervisory employee who retaliates against a whistleblower and require that the supervisory employee be fired for a second offense.