June 30, 2014
Recent Senate Votes
Workforce Training Reauthorization – Passage – Vote Passed (95-3, 2 Not Voting)
The Senate passed a bill that would overhaul and reauthorize workforce training programs and make changes in the makeup of advisory boards. It also would set out specific authorized appropriations, which would increase annually, for each program through fiscal 2020.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein voted YES
Sen. Barbara Boxer voted YES
Recent House Votes
CFTC Reauthorization – Passage – Vote Passed (265-144, 22 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through 2018 and would largely exempt end users or nonfinancial companies that use derivatives to hedge risks from tough rules on derivatives under the 2010 financial regulatory overhaul known as Dodd-Frank.
Rep. Ed Royce voted YES
Rep. Loretta Sanchez voted NO
Trans-National Pipelines – Passage – Vote Passed (238-173, 20 Not Voting)
The House passed a bill that would require future oil and gas pipeline projects and power lines that cross international borders to be reviewed by the State or Energy secretary within 120 days of the environmental review, unless the agency finds the project is not in the public interest of the United States. It would eliminate the current system created by executive …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce