November 9, 2017 05:49 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, November 9, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #407, William L. Wehrum, of Delaware, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; confirmed: 49-47.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #159, Derek Kan, of California, to be Under Secretary of Transportation; 87-9.

Legislative Business

Passed Calendar #234, S.906: DHS Acquisition Cost Growth w/McCaskill substitute amendment.

Passed Calendar #240, S.886: DHS Acquisition Review Board w/Daines substitute amendment.

Passed S.1266: Enhancing Veteran Care.

Passed S.1153: Veterans ACCESS.

Passed S.324: State Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care w/ Hatch substitute amendment.

Adopted S.Res.328: Small Business Saturday.

Adopted S.Res.329: Audiology Awareness

Adopted S.Res.330: Mandating Anti-Harassment Training.

Executive Business

The Senate confirmed the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #373 - Robert M. Duncan, Jr., of Kentucky, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Executive Calendar #374 - Charles E. Peeler, of Georgia, to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.

Executive Calendar #375 - Bryan D. Schroder, of Alaska, to be United States Attorney for the District of Alaska.

Executive Calendar #392 - Scott C. Blader, of Wisconsin, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.

Executive Calendar #393 - John R. Lausch, Jr., of Illinois, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois.

Executive Calendar #394 - J. Douglas Overbey, of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Executive Calendar #395 - Mark A. Klaassen, of Wyoming, to be United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming.

Executive Calendar #396 - William C. Lamar, of Mississippi, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi.

Executive Calendar #440 - John F. Bash, of Texas, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas.

Executive Calendar #441 - Erin Angela Nealy Cox, of Texas, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

Executive Calendar #442 - R. Andrew Murray, of North Carolina, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

Executive Calendar #459 – Matthew G.T. Martin of North Carolina to be United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Executive Calendar #460 – Christine E. Nolan of Vermont to be United States Attorney for the District of Vermont.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Executive Calendar #412 – Peter Hoekstra to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of the Netherlands.