|In this MegaVote for New York’s 25th Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Editor’s Note: The Senate is not in session this week.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|King Nomination Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (49-40, 11 Not Voting)
The Senate confirmed the nomination of John B. King, Jr. to be secretary of Education.
Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO
Genetically Modified Organism Food Labeling Cloture – Vote Rejected (48-49, 3 Not Voting)
|Recent House Votes|
|Air Pollution Passage – Vote Passed (231-183, 19 Not Voting)
The measure establishes separate standards under which electricity-generating power plants that primarily use waste coal as a fuel source could comply with EPA’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule and the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) Rule, by blocking reductions in emissions allowances for sulfur dioxide as it relates to the rule and by setting an alternative standard for sulfur dioxide under the rule.
Rep. Louise Slaughter voted NO
Small Business Broadband Deployment Passage – Vote Passed (411-0, 22 Not Voting)
Authorize House Amicus Brief for Supreme Court Immigration Case Adoption – Vote Passed (234-186, 14 Not Voting)
|Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews – HR2745
The measure would harmonize the standards in antitrust cases that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department must meet before seeking a preliminary injunction against a proposed transaction. It also would require the FTC to resolve such cases through the federal courts rather than through administrative action.