Capital Hill Review

 115th Congress - 1st Session (2017) 

 

Senate

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

 

Nikki R. Haley — United Nations - PN51

 

On Thursday, January 24, 2017, the nomination of Nikki R. Haley (PN51; Text of Legislation) to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations was confirmed by the Senate on a 96-4 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 33  ).  

 

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Monday, January 23, 2017

 

Mike Pompeo — Central Intelligence Agency -PN 43

 

The nomination of Mike Pompeo (PN 43; Text of Legislation) to serve as director of the Central Intelligence Agency was confirmed on a 66-32 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 32  ) by the Senate on Monday, January 23, 2017. 

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Friday, January 20, 2017

 

John F. Kelly — Department of Homeland Security- PN40

 

On Friday, January 20, 2017, the nomination of John F. Kelly (PN 40; Text of Legislation) to serve as Homeland Security Secretary was confirmed on an 88-11 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 30  ) by the Senate. 

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James Mattis — Department of Defense- PN29

 

The Senate on Friday, January 20, 2017, on a 98-1 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 29 ) confirmed the nomination of James Mattis (PN 29; Text of Legislation ) to serve as Defense Secretary.

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House of Representatives

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

 

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017 (H.R.7)

 

The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017  (H.R. 7; Text of Legislation) was passed on a 238-183 vote  (To view how your representative voted visit: 65) on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. For abortions, the measure would permanently prohibit government funding including through Medicaid and other health insurance programs.  

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Monday, January 23, 2017

 

Kari’s Law Act of 2017 (H.R. 582)

 

The House of Representatives on Monday, January 23, 2017, passed the Kari’s Law Act (H.R. 582; Text of Legislation) on a 408-0 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 61).  Multi-line telephone systems such as those used at hotels, schools and businesses  would require direct dialing to reach 9-1-1 emergency communications through this measure. 

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Anti-Spoofing Act of 2017 (H.R. 423)

 

On Monday, January 23, 2017, the Anti-Spoofing Act (H.R. 423; Text of Legislation) was passed on a 398-5 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 60 ) by the House of Representatives.  A ban would be extended on telephone calls and text messages that display inaccurate caller identification information on recipients’ phones in order to mislead the recipient into providing financial and other information about themselves by the measure.  

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 Addressing Correspondence:   

 

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