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In this MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Senate: Long Nomination - Confirmation
Senate: Mandelker Nomination - Confirmation
Senate: Billingslea Nomination - Confirmation
House: Federal Lands Vegetation Management Protocol
House: Surface Water Storage Permitting
House: State Coordinated Temporary Employment Subsidies
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Senate: Nomination of Kristine Svinicki to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Senate: Health Care Reconciliation
House: Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
House: Defund Sanctuary Cities
House: Prison Sentences for Deported Criminal Aliens Who Return
Recent Senate Votes
Long Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (95-4, 1 Not Voting)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Brock Long to be administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted YES Mandelker Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (96-4)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Sigal Mandelker to be undersecretary of the Treasury for terrorism and financial crimes.
Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted YES Billingslea Nomination - Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (65-35)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Marshall Billingslea to be assistant secretary of the Treasury for terrorist financing.
Sen. Christopher Murphy voted NO Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted NO
Recent House Votes
Federal Lands Vegetation Management Protocol - Vote Passed (300-118, 13 Not Voting)
of the bill would allow utilities to submit long-term plans to the
Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management for advance approval of
vegetation management and other maintenance activities on electricity
right-of-ways on federal lands.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO Surface Water Storage Permitting - Vote Passed (233-180, 18 Not Voting)
of the bill would establish the Bureau of Reclamation in the Interior
Department as the lead agency for the coordination of all reviews,
analyses, opinions, statements, permits, licenses or other approvals or
decisions required by federal law in order to construct new or expanded
surface water storage projects on federal lands.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted NO State Coordinated Temporary Employment Subsidies - Vote Passed (377-34, 20 Not Voting)
of the bill would authorize state demonstration projects within the
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to temporarily subsidize
employment for program beneficiaries with willing employers and would
require $100 million in existing TANF funding must be used for grants to
states to implement such programs.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted YES
Nomination of Kristine Svinicki to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The Senate will vote on the nomination of Kristine Svinicki to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Health Care Reconciliation
Senate will vote on an amendment to the House-passed bill that would
adjust health insurance tax credits for income and geography beginning
in 2020. The credits would be available for people with income of up to
350 percent of the federal poverty level. The Senate version also would
allow marketplace insurers to cover fewer medical costs for consumers
than under the 2010 health care law. It also would start phasing out
higher payments for the Medicaid expansion under the 2010 law in 2021
with the phase-out being complete by 2024.
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
bill would place limits on medical malpractice lawsuits involving
health coverage provided in whole or in part via a federal program or
subsidy by limiting to $250,000 the amount of non-economic damages that
can be awarded and creating a 3-year statute of limitations for
initiating such lawsuits.
Defund Sanctuary Cities
bill would prohibit state and local governments or officials from
restricting the ability of local law enforcement or other entities to
comply with federal immigration laws and help federal authorities in the
enforcement of those laws, and it would block certain federal funding
for state and local governments that fail to comply.
Prison Sentences for Deported Criminal Aliens Who Return
bill would increase possible federal prison sentences for unauthorized
immigrants with criminal histories who were deported from the United
States or otherwise denied entry, but who nonetheless illegally return.