MegaVote July 14, 2014

In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District:

Recent Congressional Votes

  • Senate: Castro Nomination – Confirmation
  • Senate: Donovan Nomination – Confirmation
  • House: Workforce Investment Reauthorization – Motion to Concur
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Energy-Water Appropriations – Passage

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act
  • House: Fiscal 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act

Recent Senate Votes Castro Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (71-26, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to confirm President Barack Obama’s nomination of Julian Castro of Texas to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted YES


Donovan Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (75-22, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate voted to confirm President Barack Obama’s nomination of Shaun Donovan of New York to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted YES


Recent House Votes Workforce Investment Reauthorization – Motion to Concur – Vote Passed (415-6, 11 Not Voting)

The House voted to concur in the Senate amendment to the bill that would overhaul and reauthorize workforce training programs and make changes in the makeup of advisory boards. It also would set out specific authorized appropriations, which would increase annually, for each program through fiscal 2020.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted YES


Fiscal 2015 Energy-Water Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (253-170, 9 Not Voting)

The House passed a bill that would provide $34.0 billion in fiscal 2015 to fund the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation and several regional water and power authorities.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted NO


Upcoming Votes Terrorism Risk Insurance Act – S2244

The Senate will vote on a bill that would extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002.


Fiscal 2015 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act – HR5016

The House will vote on a bill making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

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