|Recent Senate Votes|
|Fiscal 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Cloture – Vote Rejected (52-47, 1 Not Voting)
The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill that would provide $47.8 billion in fiscal 2015 for the Homeland Security Department and related activities. The bill also would bar the use of funds to implement the administration’s immigration policies or to grant any federal benefit to any illegal immigrant as a result of those policies. Sixty votes were required.
Sen. Michael Bennet voted NO
Sen. Cory Gardner voted YES
|Recent House Votes|
|Healthcare Overhaul Repeal Passage – Vote Passed (239-186, 8 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would repeal the 2010 health care overhaul. The bill would delay the repeal by 180 days after enactment and direct several House committees to submit alternative legislation with a number of provisions, including ones to increase economic growth by eliminating certain regulations; lower health care premiums through increased competition; overhaul the medical liability system; and provide states greater flexibility to administer Medicaid programs.
Rep. Ed Perlmutter voted NO
Small Business Regulatory Revisions Passage – Vote Passed (260-163, 10 Not Voting)
|Botticelli Nomination – PN60
The Senate is expected to consider the nomination of Michael P. Botticelli, of the District of Columbia, to be director of National Drug Control Policy.
Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act – S1
America Gives More Act – HR644
America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act – HR636
February 10, 2015
Bennet, Gardner, and Perlmutter Watch 2-9-15: Recent and Upcoming Votes
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