March 22, 2018 09:24 PM

wrap up, votes still possible tonight

Votes with respect to the omnibus appropriations bill are still expected this evening. We could see 3 votes tonight—cloture, motion to waive budget points of order, and motion to concur (passage). Another message will be sent when an agreement comes together.
 
We conducted the following Legislative and Executive Business either by consent or voice votes:
 
Legislative Business
Passed HR 4851, Kennedy-King Establishment Act of 2018 with amendment
 
The Senate began the Rule 14 process on S.2629, “Postal Service Reform Act of 2018, to place the bill directly on the Calendar of Business.
 
Moved to concur in House amendment to S. 772, Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act
Passed S. 1116, Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2017, w/ hoeven amdt
Passed S. 607, Native American Business Incubators Program Act w/ hoeven amdt
Passed S. 1223, Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Repeal Act 
Passed S. 269, A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska, and for other purposes
Passed S. 943, Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act , w/ Lankford amdt
 
Passed Cal.343, S.1091 – Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Passed Cal.342, S.292 – Childhood Cancer STAR
 
Adopted the following resolutions:
S.Res.405 – National CACFP Week
S.Res. 445, Hurricane Maria
S.Res. 446, Cerebral Palsy
S.Res. 447, Rehabilitation Counselors
S.Res. 448, Women’s History
S.Res. 449, Asbestos
 
Executive Business
 
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Exec. Cal. #762 - Thomas T. Cullen, of Virginia, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia for the term of four years
Exec. Cal. #763 - Robert K. Hur, of Maryland, to be United States Attorney for the District of Maryland for the term of four years
Exec. Cal. #764 - David C. Joseph, of Louisiana, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana for the term of four years
EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
Exec. Cal. #330 Steven T. Mnuchin – to be United States Governor of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, United States Governor of the African Development Fund, and United States Governor of the Asian Development Bank.
 
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Exec. Cal. #331 Steven T. Mnuchin – to be United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund, United States Governor of the African Development Bank, United States Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank, and United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of five years.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Exec. Cal. #721 - Anne Marie White, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Environmental Management)
Exec. Cal. #722 - Brent K. Park, of Tennessee, to be Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation, National Nuclear Security Administration
 
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Exec. Cal. #723 - James Edwin Williams, of Utah, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Labor
 
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Exec. Cal. #725 - Mark Schneider, of the District of Columbia, to be Director of the Institute of Education Science, Department of Education for a term of six years
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #616 Carlos Trujillo, of Florida, to be Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the Organization of American States
Exec. Cal. #752 - Robert Frank Pence, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Finland
Exec. Cal. #753 - Edward Charles Prado, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Argentine Republic
Exec. Cal. #754 - Trevor D. Traina, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Austria
 
INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
Exec. Cal. #755 - Erik Bethel, of Florida, to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of two years
 
EUROPEAN BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT
Exec. Cal. #756 - Judy Lynn Shelton, of Virginia, to be United States Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #759 - Kevin Edward Moley, of Arizona, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (International Organization Affairs)
 
PEACE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #760 - Josephine Olsen, of Maryland, to be Director of the Peace Corps
 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Exec. Cal. #761 - Marie Royce, of California, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Educational and Cultural Affairs)
 
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION
PN 1369, Tim Thomas, of Kentucky, to be Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission
 
MILITARY PROMOTIONS
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #742 – Brig. Gen. Timothy J. Hilty to be Major General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #743 – Vice Adm. Matthew J. Kohler to be Vice Admiral
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #744 – The following to be to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Vincent K. Becklund   
Brig. Gen. Charles S. Corcoran   
Brig. Gen. Barry R. Cornish   
Brig. Gen. Christopher E. Craige   
Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Croft   
Brig. Gen. Allan E. Day   
Brig. Gen. Eric T. Fick   
Brig. Gen. Chad P. Franks   
Brig. Gen. John R. Gordy, II   
Brig. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot   
Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins  
Brig. Gen. Cameron G. Holt  
Brig. Gen. Kevin A. Huyck   
Brig. Gen. David J. Julazadeh  
Brig. Gen. Kevin B. Kennedy
Brig. Gen. Kyle J. Kremer   
Brig. Gen. Peter J. Lambert   
Brig. Gen. William J. Liquori, Jr.   
Brig. Gen. Randall Reed  
Brig. Gen. Lenny J. Richoux   
Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer   
Brig. Gen. John E. Shaw   
Brig. Gen. Brad M. Sullivan   
Brig. Gen. Stephen C. Williams
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #745 – The following to be to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. James W. Bierman, Jr.  
Brig. Gen. David J. Furness   
Brig. Gen. John M. Jansen   
Brig. Gen. Michael E. Langley  
Brig. Gen. David A. Ottignon   
Brig. Gen. Thomas D. Weidley
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #746 – Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray to be General
Exec. Cal. #747 – Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson to be Lieutenant General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #748 – Vice Adm. Christopher W. Grady to be Admiral
Exec. Cal. #749 – Rear Adm. Timothy J. White to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #750 – Capt. David A. Welch to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Exec. Cal. #751 – Rear Adm. Scott A. Stearney to be Vice Admiral
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy