|February 8, 2017In this MegaVote for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
Upcoming Congressional Bills
Editor’s Note: On January 30, due to a technical problem, we incorrectly listed Rep. Ro Khanna as having voted yes on House Vote 65 concerning HR 7. He had, in fact, voted no. We regret the mistake.
|Recent Senate Votes|
|Confirmation of Elaine Chao to be Secretary of Transportation – Vote Confirmed (93-6, 1 Present)
The Senate voted to confirm Elaine Chao to be secretary of Transportation.
Sen. Dean Heller voted YES
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto voted YES
Confirmation of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State – Vote Confirmed (56-43, 1 Not Voting)
Disapprove Stream Buffer Rule – Vote Passed (54-45, 1 Not Voting)
Disapprove Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Rule – Vote Passed (52-47, 1 Not Voting)
Confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education – Vote Confirmed (51-50)
|Recent House Votes|
|Disapprove Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Rule – Vote Passed (235-187, 10 Not Voting)
The measure would disapprove of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule issued in July 2016 that requires resource extraction issuers (companies that extract oil, natural gas or minerals) that are registered in the United States to provide detailed, public reporting of certain payments to governments that equal or exceed $100,000 per project annually.
Rep. Mark Amodei voted YES
Disapprove Stream Buffer Rule – Vote Passed (228-194, 10 Not Voting)
Disapprove Labor Law Rule – Vote Passed (236-187, 9 Not Voting)
Disapprove Instant Criminal Background Check Rule – Vote Passed (235-180, 17 Not Voting)
Disapprove BLM Methane Rule – Vote Passed (221-191, 20 Not Voting)
|Nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions to be U.S. Attorney General – PN30
The Senate is expected to take up the nomination of Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions to be U.S. Attorney General.
Nomination of Rep. Tom Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services – PN33
Nomination of Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury – PN26
Disapprove BLM Land Use Planning Rule – HJRES44
Disapprove Teacher Education Program Rule – HJRES58
Disapprove State Education Accountability Rule – HJRES57