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MegaVote - CT Senate and 3rd District


May 22, 2017
In this MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
  • Senate: Wilson Nomination - Confirmation
  • Senate: Gottlieb Nomination - Confirmation
  • Senate: Methane Release Limitation Disapproval
  • Senate: Lighthizer Nomination - Confirmation
  • Senate: Rosen Nomination - Confirmation
  • Senate: Brand Nomination - Confirmation
  • House: Death Sentence Aggravating Factor Expansion
  • House: Probation Officer Arrest Authority
Upcoming Congressional Bills
  • Senate: Deputy Secretary of State Nomination
  • Senate: U.S. Ambassador to China Nomination
  • House: Pesticides Regulations
  • House: Sexual Abuse of Young Athletes
  • House: Prosecution of Child Pornography

Recent Senate Votes
Wilson Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (76-22, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Heather Wilson to be secretary of the Air Force.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Gottlieb Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (57-42, 1 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Methane Release Limitation Disapproval - Vote Failed (49-51)

McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the joint resolution that would nullify a Bureau of Land Management rule that requires oil and gas operators on public lands to take measures that decrease waste of natural gas.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Lighthizer Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (82-14, 4 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be the U.S. Trade Representative.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Rosen Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (56-42, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen to be deputy secretary of Transportation.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Brand Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (52-46, 2 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Rachel Brand to be associate attorney general at the Justice Department.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO

Recent House Votes
Death Sentence Aggravating Factor Expansion - Vote Passed (271-143, 16 Not Voting)

Passage of the bill that would require courts and juries to consider if a defendant killed or attempted to kill a state law enforcement officer, local law enforcement officer or first responder as an aggravating factor when determining whether to impose the death sentence on a defendant.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO

Probation Officer Arrest Authority - Vote Passed (229-177, 24 Not Voting)

Passage of the bill that would permit federal probation officers to arrest a third party individual without first obtaining a warrant when conducting activities related to an individual on probation or supervised release.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES

Upcoming Votes
Deputy Secretary of State Nomination - PN350

The Senate will vote on the nomination of John Sullivan to be deputy secretary of State.


U.S. Ambassador to China Nomination - PN52

The Senate will vote on the nomination of Terry Branstad to be U.S. ambassador to China.


Pesticides Regulations - HR953

The bill would generally prohibit EPA and states from requiring that entities applying pesticides near navigable waters must first obtain a permit under the Clean Water Act, if the application is authorized under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.


Sexual Abuse of Young Athletes - HR1973

The bill would require adults authorized to interact with minors or amateur athletes to report any suspected incidents of child abuse, including sexual abuse, to the sport's governing body, and it would allow victims of abuse to seek damages in court.


Prosecution of Child Pornography - HR1761

The bill would make the production of child pornography a crime whenever a minor is engaged in sexually explicit conduct, regardless of whether the conduct was initiated for the purposes of producing such content.

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