January 21, 2014
Recent Senate Votes
Omnibus Appropriations – passage – Vote Agreed to (72-26, 2 Not Voting)
One day after it passed the House, the Senate on Thursday cleared the omnibus appropriations package that would fund every corner of the federal government through September. Senators voted, 72-26 , to endorse the $1.1 trillion omnibus, sending the measure to the president’s desk. The bill retained funding for the 2010 health care reform laws.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein voted YES
Sen. Barbara Boxer voted YES
Recent House Votes
Omnibus Appropriations – passage – Vote Passed (359-67, 7 Not Voting)
On Wednesday, the House voted to pass roughly $1.1 trillion in discretionary spending for the remainder of fiscal 2014. The vote bundled together 12 separate bills to fund federal departments and agencies. More than half of the funds will go to the Department of Defense, the war in Afghanistan, and other counterterrorism operations. With the vote, the House stuck to the deal over top-line discretionary spending struck between House and Senate appropriators in December.
Rep. Ed Royce voted YES
Rep. Loretta Sanchez voted YES
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce