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  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.58; passed: 59-40. Legislative Business Passed S.496, to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform". Passed S.J.Res.1,...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.57, disapproving the Department of Education rule relating to accountability and state plans, with the time equally divided until 12:00 noon followed by...
  • 2:30 PM, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.58, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues. H.J.Res.58 was adopted by a vote of...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.58, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education...
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.44; passed: 51-48. Legislative Business Adopted by voice vote S.Res.68, raising awareness of modern slavery. Adopted S.Res.82, congratulating the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Laboratory. No...
  • Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Executive Calendar #18, Seema Verma, to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; that cloture petition will ripen one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, March 9th. Senator McConnell then moved to proceed by...
  • 3:59pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on passage of H.J.Res.44, disapproving the BLM Rule Establishing Procedures to Prepare, Revise, or Amend Land Use Plans. Passed: 51-48.
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.44, disapproving the BLM Rule Establishing Procedures to Prepare, Revise, or Amend Land Use Plans, with 8 hours of debate remaining, equally divided....
  • Roll Call Votes Passage of H.J.Res.37; passed: 49-48. No Legislative Business No Executive Business
  • 6:02 pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on adoption of H.J. Res. 37, Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. H.J.Res.37 was...
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 2:00pm on Monday, March 6, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.J.Res.37, disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Ben Carson to be Secretary, HUD; confirmed: 58-41. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy; invoked: 62-37. Confirmation of Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy; confirmed: 62-37. Motion to proceed to H.J.Res.37; agreed to:...
  • 2:12 pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation on the motion proceed to H.J. Res. 37, Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition...
  • 1:46pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy. Rick Perry was confirmed to be Secretary of Energy by a vote of 62-37. Immediately following this vote it is possible the Senate will vote on a motion proceed to H.J. Res....
  • 10:34am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy. invoked: 62-37
  • 10:02am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Ben Carson to be Secretary, Housing and Urban Development. confirmed: 58-41 Next: Motion to invoke cloture on Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy
  • The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, with 20 minutes for debate, followed by a vote...
  • Roll Call Votes Confirmation of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary, DOI; confirmed: 68-31. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ben Carson to be Secretary, HUD; invoked: 62-37. Legislative Business Adopted S.Res.74, congratulating the State of Nebraska on the 150th anniversary of the admission of...
  • 11:06am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
  • 10:33am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior. Confirmed: 68-31.   Next - up to 10 minutes of debate, then: Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development