Mega Vote May 4, 2015

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

Recent Congressional Votes

  • House: Fiscal 2016 Military Construction – VA Appropriations – Passage
  • House: D.C. Reproductive Health Law – Passage
  • House: Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations – Passage

Upcoming Congressional Bills

  • Senate: A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the NLRB relating to representation case procedures

Recent House Votes Fiscal 2016 Military Construction – VA Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (255-163, 13 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would provide $171.1 billion in fiscal 2016 for the Veterans Affairs department, military construction and military housing. It would provide $76.6 billion in discretionary spending, including $60.2 billion for veterans’ health programs.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted Not Voting


D.C. Reproductive Health Law – Passage – Vote Passed (228-192, 11 Not Voting)
The House passed a joint resolution that would provide for disapproval and repeal of the District of Columbia’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which prohibits employers from discriminating based on an individual’s reproductive health decisions.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted NO


Fiscal 2016 Energy-Water Appropriations – Passage – Vote Passed (240-177, 14 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would provide $36.1 billion in fiscal 2016 to fund the Energy Department, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation and several regional water and power authorities. It would provide $29.0 billion for the Energy Department, of which $12.3 billion would be designated for the National Nuclear Security Administration. It also would provide $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers and $1.1 billion for the Interior Department’s Bureau of Reclamation.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted NO


Upcoming Votes A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the NLRB relating to representation case procedures – S.J.RES.8
The Senate is scheduled to work on this joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures.

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