Capital Hill Review

 114th Congress - 2st Session (2016) 

Senate

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

 

Robert Lighthizer Executive Office of the President (PN42)

 

The nomination of  Robert Lighthizer (PN42; Text of Legislation ) to serve as U.S. Trade Representative was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, May 11, 2017, on an 82-14 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 127) .

Article: Congressional Vote

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation" (H.J.Res.36)

 

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the Senate rejected on a 49-51 vote  (To view how your senators voted visit: 125 )  a motion to consider a resolution Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation" (H.J.Res.36; Text of Legislation ).  The resolution stated disapproval of a Bureau of Land Management rule restricting the venting and flaring of methane from natural gas and oil wells on federal lands.

Article: Congressional Vote 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

 

Scott Gottlieb Department of Health and Human Services (PN118)

 

The nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb (PN118; Text of Legislation ) to serve as Commissioner of Food and Drugs at the Health and Human Services Department was confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a 57-42 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 124) .Article: Congressional Vote 

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2017

 

Heather Wilson Department of Defense (PN101)

 

On Wednesday, May 8, 2017, the Senate has confirmed the nomination of Heather Wilson(PN101; Text of Legislation) to serve as Air Force Secretary on a 76-22 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 122) .

Article: Congressional Vote

House of Representatives

 

The House of Representatives was in recess from Monday, May 8, 2017, through Friday, May 12, 2017.

 

 

 

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 Addressing Correspondence: 

 

The Honorable (full name)
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representative (last name):  

 

US Senate:   

 

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 Addressing Correspondence:   

 

The Honorable (full name)
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510   

Dear Senator (last name):