Capital Hill Review

 114th Congress - 2st Session (2016) 

Senate

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

 

Rachel L. Brand — Department of Justice (PN57)

 

The nomination of Rachel L. Brand (PN57; Text of Legislation)  to serve as Associate Attorney General was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, May 18, 2017, on a 52-46 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 131).

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

Jeffrey A. Rosen — Department of Transportation (PN102)

 

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Jeffrey A. Rosen(PN102; Text of Legislation)  to serve as Deputy Secretary of Transportation on a 56-42 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 129).

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

 

House of Representatives

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

 

Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (H.R.1892)

 

The House of Representatives on Thursday, May 18, 2017, passed the Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (H.R.1892; Text of Legislation) on a 411-1 vote  (To view how your representative voted visit: 266).  The bill would authorize orders by governors to have the U.S. flag flown at half-staff to mark the deaths of first responders who have died on the job.

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

Thin Blue Line Act (H.R.115)

 

The Thin Blue Line Act (H.R.115; Text of Legislation) was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, May 18, 2017, on a 271-143 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 265). The measure would add in federal capital punishment cases the killing or attempted killing of law enforcement officers or other first responders to the list of additional aggravating factors for juries to consider.

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

 

Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (H.R.1177)

 

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the Removing Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (H.R.1177; Text of Legislation ) was approved by the House of Representatives on a 418-1 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 262 ). The Agriculture Department would be ordered by the bill to remove a deed restriction on land next to the airport in Old Town, Maine, that has prevented the land from being sold and developed by private business.

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (H.R.1616)

 

The Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (H.R.1616; Text of Legislation) was passed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, on a 408-3 vote (To view how your representative voted visit: 258). For the next five years the measure would authorize the National Computer Forensics Institute in Alabama, which trains law enforcement officers and other officials in the judicial system on cybercrime issues.

Article: How they voted: Boulder County area congressional votes for May 15-19, 2017

 

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