Capital Hill Review
115th Congress - 1st Session (2017)
Wednesday, September 25, 2017
William J. Emanuel — National Labor Relations Board (PN725)
William J. Emanuel (PN725; Text of Legislation) was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday, September 25, 2017, on a 49-47 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 203 ) to a five-year term on the National Labor Relations Board, which is charged with overseeing collective bargaining and protecting workplace rights of both labor and management.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Noel J. Francisco — Department of Justice (PN299)
The Senate on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, confirmed on a 50—47 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 201) Noel J. Francisco (PN299; Text of Legislation) as the forty-eighth solicitor general of the United States, a post that involves representing the U.S. government in litigation before the Supreme Court.
Monday, September 18, 2017
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R.2810)
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (H.R.2810; Text of Legislation) was passed by the Senate on Monday, September 18, 2017, on an 89-8 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 199 ). The measure authorized a $700 billion military budget for fiscal 2018, including $60 billion for combat in countries such as Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria and $50-billion plus for active duty and retiree health care.
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The Honorable (full name)
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
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