Capital Hill Review

 115th Congress - 1st Session (2017) 

Senate

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (House Concurrent Resolution71)

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (H.Con.Res.71; Text of Legislation) the Senate on Thursday, October 19, 2017, adopted on a 51-49 (To view how your senators voted visit: 245  )  a budget plan for fiscal 2018-2027 that would pave the way for later legislative action on corporate and individual tax reductions increasing deficits by up to $1.5 trillion.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (House Concurrent Resolution71)

 

On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the Senate adopted on a 52-47 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 226 ) an amendment to Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (H.Con.Res.71; Text of Legislation)  setting the stage for later action to end or limit the deductibility of state and local taxes on itemized federal returns and use the resulting additional revenue to help offset the cost of tax cuts.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (House Concurrent Resolution71)

The Senate on Thursday, October 19, 2017, rejected on a 48-51 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 235 ) an amendment to remove from Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (H.Con.Res.71; Text of Legislation)  its waiver of a requirement that Congressional Budget Office “scores” of bills’ fiscal impacts be published at least 28 hours before the start of debate.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (House Concurrent Resolution71)

 

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, the Senate rejected on a 47-51 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 222) a Democrat bid to prevent $473 billion in Medicare cuts endorsed by Republicans in their 10-year budget plan (Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (H.Con.Res.71; Text of Legislation)  as part of a major scaling back of entitlement programs

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (House Concurrent Resolution71)

 

The Senate on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, rejected on a 47-51 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 221) a Democrat bid to restore $1 trillion in Medicaid spending that the Republican-drafted budget plan (Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (H.Con.Res.71; Text of Legislation)  proposes to cut over 10 years.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

 

Callista L. Gingrich — Department of State (PN523)

 

Callista L. Gingrich (PN523; Text of Legislation) was confirmed by the Senate on a 70-23 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 217) as U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, a sovereign entity in Rome that is the world’s smallest country.

Article: Roll Call: Key votes from the Wisconsin congressional delegation this week

 

 

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The Honorable (full name)
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