Capital Hill Review

115th Congress 2nd Session (2018)  

Senate 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

 

Charles P. Rettig — Department of the Treasury (PN1620)

 

The Senate on Wednesday, September 12, 2018,  on a 64-33 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 206 )   confirmed Charles P. Rettig (PN1620; Text of Legislation) for a five-year term as commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, where he will be in charge of administering and enforcing U.S. tax laws and conventions.

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

 

Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.5895)

 

On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, the Senate on a 92-5 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 207  ) agreed to the conference report on the    Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.5895; Text of Legislation).

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

 

House of Representatives  

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 

Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.5895)

 

The House of Representatives on Thursday, September 13, 2018, on a 377-20 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 399) gave final approval to the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (H.R.5895; Text of Legislation) a $147 billion appropriations bill for several departments and agencies in fiscal 2019, which starts October 1, 2018. H.R. 5895, in part, would provide $86.5 billion for veteran’s programs including health care for seven million individuals; $44.6 billion for energy and water programs; $10.3 billion for construction at military bases; $7 billion for Army Corps of Engineers public-works projects, and $4.8 billion for operating the legislative branch including a boost in funding to defend Capitol Hill against cyberattacks.

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

 

 

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