February 3, 2014
Recent Senate Votes
Federal Flood Insurance Premiums – Passage – Vote Passed (67-32, 1 Not Voting)
Senators on Thursday voted to delay increases to premiums billed by the National Flood Insurance Program until after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) completes a study on flood insurance affordability. The bill would require FEMA to certify its flood mapping approach before certain rate changes are made and would allow insurance agents and brokers to sell insurance in multiple states without additional licensing.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein voted YES
Sen. Barbara Boxer voted YES
Federal Abortion Funding – Passage – Vote Passed (227-188, 1 Present, 15 Not Voting)
On Tuesday, House members passed a bill that would permanently prohibit the use of federal funds, facilities, or staff to provide abortion services, except in cases of rape or incest and for saving the life of the mother. The District of Columbia would also be prohibited from using local funds for covering abortion procedures.
Rep. Ed Royce voted YES
Rep. Loretta Sanchez voted Not Voting
Farm Programs Conference Report – Passage – Vote Passed (251-166, 14 Not Voting)
The House voted to adopt the conference report on the five-year agricultural and nutritional programs bill on Wednesday, bringing to a close a …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce