March 27, 2015 04:17 AM

Wrap Up for Thursday, March 26, 2015

Roll Call Votes
  1. Sanders amendment #881 (Minimum Wage); not agreed to: 48-52.
  2. Stabenow amendment #523 (Bring Jobs Home); not agreed to 46-54.
  3. Wyden amendment #1012 (Medicaid); not agreed to; 47-53.
  4. Sanders motion to waive point of order with respect to Rubio amendment #423, as modified (Increase Defense); not agreed to: 32-68.
  5. Sanders motion to waive  point of order with respect to Paul amendment # 940 as modified (Defense Increase); not agreed to: 4-96.
  6. Murray amendment #798 (Paid Sick Time); agreed to: 61-39.
  7. Moran amendment #356 (Veterans Health Care); agreed to 100-0.
  8. Baldwin amendment #432 (Community College); not agreed to: 45-55.
  9. Collins amendment # 810 (Federal Pell Grants); agreed to by voice vote.
  10. Franken amendment #828 (Federal Pell Grants);  not agreed to 46-54.
  11. Murray Wyden #1026 (side by side to Scott #692); agreed to by voice vote.
  12. Scott amendment #692 (Health Insurance Disclosures); agreed to: 56-44.
  13. Blunt amendment #928 (Carbon Emissions); agreed to 58-42.
  14. Durbin amendment #817 (Corporate Inversion); not agreed to 46-54
  15. Vitter Amendment #515 (Common Core);
  16. Bennet # 947 (small business expensing); agreed to by voice vote
  17. Murkowski amendment #838 (federal land); agreed to: 51-49
  18. Whitehouse amendment #867 (campaign finance); not agreed to: 47-52
  19. Inhofe amendment #649 as modified (Arms Trade); agreed to: 59-41
  20. Kirk amendment #545 as modified (Iran Sanctions); agreed to: 100-0
  21. Coons amendment #966 as modified (Islamic State Sanctions); not agreed to: 47-52
  22. Isakson # 839 (Iran Hostages); agreed to by voice vote
  23. Stabenow # 1072 (Medicare cuts); not agreed to: 46-54
  24. Portman # 689 (Dynamic Scoring); agreed to: 59-41
  25. Casey # 632 (pregnant workers); agreed to: 100-0
  26. Thune amendment #607 (Federal estate tax); agreed to: 54-46
  27. Bennet # 1014 (Climate change); agreed to: 53-47
  28. McConnell amendment #836 (Greenhouse gas emissions); agreed to: 57-43
  29. Merkley amendment #842 (consumer finance protection); not agreed to: 46-54
  30. Gardner amendment #443 (Water Rights); agreed to: 59-41
  31. Murray amendment #951 (Preschool Programs); not agreed to: 46-54
  32. Blumenthal amendment #825 (Veterans & Service members); agreed to by voice vote
  33. Flake #665 (Construction contracts/labor); agreed to: 51-49
  34. Sanders #475 (Postal Service); agreed to by voice vote
  35. Hatch #1029 (Corporate income tax rate); agreed to by voice vote
  36. Schatz #1063 (SS/Same-sex spouses); agreed to: 57-43
  37. Kirk amendment #1038 (state minimum wage); agreed to: 57-43
  38. Nelson motion to waive point of order with respect to Nelson #944 (Censor publicly-funded climate science); not agreed to:51-49
  39. McCain #360 as modified  (Unaccompanied children); agreed to: 58-42
  40. Wyden #968 (Middle class tax relief); agreed to: 73-27
  41. Lee #750 as modified (Federal Land); agreed to:56-43
  42. Reed #919 (Corporate Compensation); not agreed to: 44-54
  43. Cotton # 659 (Critical Habitat); agreed to: 52-42
  44. Menendez #993 (National do-not-call-registry); agreed to by voice vote
  45. Cotton motion to waive point of order with respect to Cotton #664 (GITMO); not agreed to: 48-48
  46. Brown #994 (Too big to fail); agreed to by voice vote
  47. Vitter #811 (No Washington exemption-healthcare); agreed to: 52-46
  48. Warren #1094, as modified (social security); not agreed to: 42-56
  49. Lee #855 (reconciliation); agreed to: 54-44
  50. Cardin #367 (voter suppression); not agreed to: 47-51
  51. Rubio #552 (Israel); agreed to by voice vote
  52. Kaine #1047, as modified (sequester); agreed to: 50-48
  53. Managers Package agreed to by voice vote
  54. Passage of S.Con.Res.11, Budget; agreed to: 52-46.

Legislative Business

Prior to adjourning, the Senate reached an agreement by unanimous consent that if the Senate receives a veto message to accompany S.J.Res.8, the message be considered as having been read, be printed in the Record, spread in full upon the Journal, held at the desk, and that the Senate proceed to its consideration at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader with concurrence of the Democratic Leader but no later than Thursday April 30th, 2015. (S.J.Res. 8, A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures.)

Passed Calendar #23, S.535-Energy Efficiency by voice vote

Passed H.R.1092-Grogan-Dove FBI Building

Passed H.R.1527-Tax Benefits for Charitable Contributions

Passed H.J.Res.10-Smithsonian Regent

Adopted S.Res.105-Greece

Adopted S.Res.127-Perelman School of Medicine

Adopted S.Res.128-Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Adopted S.Res.126-Joint Committee Printing/Library

Adopted S.Res.125-National Asbestos Awareness Week

Adopted S.Res.129-National FPIES Awareness Day

Agreed to H.Con.Res.31-House adjournment resolution

Agreed to H.Con.Res.32-Senate adjournment resolution

 

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent:

AIR FORCE

Cal. #32 - the following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. Nina M. Armagno

Brig. Gen. John D. Bansemer

Brig. Gen. Casey D. Blake

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Brewer

Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton

Brig. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier

Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Deale

Brig. Gen. Timothy G. Fay

Brig. Gen. Timothy S. Green

Brig Gen. Joseph T. Guastella, Jr.

Brig Gen. David A. Harris

Brig Gen. James B. Hecker

Brig Gen. Scott A. Howell

Brig Gen. James C. Johnson

Brig Gen. Mark D. Kelly

Brig Gen. Matthew H. Molloy

Brig Gen. Michael D. Rothstein

Brig Gen. Kevin B. Schneider

Brig Gen. Barre R. Seguin

Brig Gen. Thomas J. Sharpy

Brig Gen. James C. Slife

Brig Gen. Scott F. Smith

Brig Gen. Giovanni K. Tuck

Brig Gen. Glen D. VanHerck

Brig Gen. James C. Vechery

Brig Gen. Sarah E. Zabel

Cal. #33 - Col. Christopher A. Coffelt to be Brigadier General

Cal. #34 - Col. Jeffrey A. Kruse to be Brigadier General

Cal. #35 - the following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. Abel Barrientes

Brig. Gen. Brian E. Dominguez

Brig. Gen. John C. Flournoy, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Kathryn J. Johnson

Brig. Gen. Kenneth D. Lewis, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Mark L. Loeben

Brig. Gen. Vincent M. Mancuso

Brig. Gen. Ronald B. Miller

Brig. Gen. Karen A Rizzuti

Brig. Gen. Richard W. Scobee

Cal. #36 - Brig. Gen. Dixie A. Morrow to be Major General

Cal. #37 - the following to be Major General

Brig. Gen. Leonard W. Isabelle, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Michael T. McGuire

Brig. Gen. Sami D. Said

Cal. #38 - Col. Jay. N. Selanders to be Brigadier General

Cal. #39 - Col. Todd M. Audet to be Brigadier General

Cal. #40 - Col. Arthur E. Jackman, Jr. to be Brigadier General

Cal. #41 - the following to be Brigadier General:

Col. Vito E. Addabbo

Col. Thomas L. Ayers

Col. Maureen G. Banavige

Col. Dennis T. Beatty

Col. James N. Coombes, II

Col. Christian G. Funk

Col. Jay S. Goldstein

Col. Hubert C. Hegtvedt

Col. John A. Hickok

Col. Farris C. Hill

Col. John M. Hillyer

Col. Craig L. LaFave

Col. Pamela J. Lincoln

Col. Linda M. Marsh

Col. Stephen R. Rosenmeier

Col. Stan A. Sheley

Col. Patrick M. Wade

Col. John B. Williams

Cal. #42 - the following to be Brigadier General

Col. Johnny S. Lizama

Col. Thomas W. Ryan

Col. Scott A. Young

Cal. #43 - Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski to be General

Cal. #44 - Col. William M. Knight to be Brigadier General

Cal. #45 - Maj. Gen. John B. Cooper to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #46 - Brig. Gen. John L. Dolan to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #47 - Maj. Gen. Lee K. Levy, II to be Lieutenant General

AIR FORCE

Cal. #52 - Col. Randall Reed to be Brigadier General

ARMY

Cal. #53 - Col. Brian J. Mennes to be Brigadier General

AIR FORCE

Cal. #54 - Maj. Gen. Mark A. Ediger to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #55 - Gen. Robin Rand to be General

ARMY

Cal. #56 - Brig. Gen. Jeffrey B. Clark to be Major General

Cal. #57 - Col. Ronald J. Place to be Brigadier General

MARINE CORPS

Cal. #58 - Brig. Gen. Burke W. Whitman to be Major General

Cal. #59 - Col. Michael F. Fahey, III to be Brigadier General

Cal. #60 - the following to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Craig C. Crenshaw

Brig. Gen. John K. Love

Brig. Gen. Niel E. Nelson

Brig. Gen. Steven R. Rudder

Brig. Gen. Craig Q. Timberlake

ARMY

Cal. #61 - Col. Paul K. Hurley to be Major General

Cal. #62 - Maj. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #63 - Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #64 - Col. Tammy L. Miracle to be Brigadier General

Cal. #65 - Col. Maria C. Powers to be Brigadier General

NAVY

Cal. #66 - Capt. John G. Hannink to be Rear Admiral

AIR FORCE

Cal. #67 - Maj. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #68 - Lt. Gen. Stephen W. Wilson to be Lieutenant General

NAVY

Cal. #69 - Vice Adm. James F. Caldwell, Jr. to be Vice Admiral

Cal. #70 - Rear Adm. Michael T. Franken to be Vice Admiral

ARMY

Cal. #71 - Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo to be Lieutenant General

Cal. #72 - The Following to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. John W. Baker

Brig. Gen. Christopher S. Ballard

Brig. Gen. John W. Charlton

Brig. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Edward M. Daly

Brig. Gen. Jason T. Evans

Brig. Gen. John G. Ferrari

Brig. Gen. Anthony C. Funkhouser

Brig. Gen. William K. Gayler

Brig. Gen. David B. Haight

Brig. Gen. Joseph P. Harrington

Brig. Gen. William B. Hickman

Brig. Gen. Christopher P. Hughes

Brig. Gen. Clayton M. Hutmacher

Brig. Gen. Donald E. Jackson, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Daniel L. Karbler

Brig. Gen. James E. Kraft, Jr.

Brig. Gen. Michael E. Kurilla

Brig. Gen. Joseph M. Martin

Brig. Gen. Paul M. Nakasone

Brig. Gen. Mark J. O'Neil

Brig. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas

Brig. Gen. James E. Rainey

Brig. Gen. Kent D. Savre

Brig. Gen. Steven A. Shapiro

Brig. Gen. James E. Simpson

Brig. Gen. Mark R. Stammer

Brig. Gen. Sean P. Swindell

Brig. Gen. Leon N. Thurgood

Brig. Gen. Kirk F. Vollmecke

Brig. Gen. Flem B. Walker, Jr.

Cal. #73 - Col. Ronald P. Clark to be Brigadier General

Cal 8: Mary Lucille Jordan Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Cal 9: Michael Young Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

Cal 13: Michael Kennedy Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Cal 14: David Jones Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

And all nominations placed on the Secretary's Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy.