Tuesday, September 19, 2017

MegaVote for CT's 3rd District and Senate


September 18, 2017
In this MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • Senate: Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization
  • House: Criminal Gang Members
  • House: Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations
Upcoming Congressional Bills
  • Senate: Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Bill

Editor's Note: The House is not in session this week.
Recent Senate Votes
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization - Vote Agreed to (61-36, 3 Not Voting)

Corker, R-Tenn., motion to table the McConnell, R-Ky., for Paul, R-Ky., amendment to the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment to the bill. The Paul amendment would sunset, six months after enactment, the 2001 authorization for the use of military force in Afghanistan and the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq.

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

Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation - Vote Confirmed (80-17, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Pamela H. Patenaude to be deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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

Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization - Vote Agreed to (84-9, 7 Not Voting)

Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment that would authorize $692 billion in discretionary funding for defense programs in fiscal 2018.

Sen. Christopher Murphy voted YES
Sen. Richard Blumenthal voted YES

Recent House Votes
Criminal Gang Members - Vote Passed (233-175, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted Not Voting

Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations - Vote Passed (211-198, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill, as amended, that would provide $1.23 trillion for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2018 spending bills, including $621.5 billion for defense and $511 billion for nondefense discretionary spending.

Rep. Rosa DeLauro voted Not Voting

Upcoming Votes
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization Bill - HR2810

The bill would authorize more than $680 billion for the Pentagon and related agencies as well as the Overseas Contingency Operations account.

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