MegaVote - How the CT Senate and 3rd District Congressman Voted
April 10, 2017
In this MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court - Nuclear Option
Senate: Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court - Confirmation
House: Employee Stock Sales
House: Self-Insured Health Plans
Editor's Note: The House and Senate are holding pro forma sessions until April 24, 2017.
Recent Senate Votes
Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court - Nuclear Option - Vote Not Sustained (48-52)
of the Senate to affirm the ruling of the chair regarding the
McConnell, R-Ky., point of order that that the precedent set on November
21, 2013 (that a simple majority is required to invoke cloture on
nominations excluding the Supreme Court), applies to cloture votes on
all nominations. The ruling of the chair did not stand and the point of
order was sustained. This vote sets a precedent for future cloture votes
on all judicial nominations which will only need a simple majority to
Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted YES Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (54-45, 1 Not Voting)
of President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch of
Colorado to be an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court.
Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO
Recent House Votes
Employee Stock Sales - Vote Passed (331-87, 11 Not Voting)
of the bill that would direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to
increase from $5 million to $10 million the annual amount of securities
that privately-held companies can sell for employee compensation
without needing to disclose certain information to investors.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES Self-Insured Health Plans - Vote Passed (400-16, 13 Not Voting)
of the bill that would establish that "stop-loss" insurance, coverage
that protects businesses from certain large financial risks associated
with providing insurance, would not be considered health care insurance
under federal law.