United States Senate


Senate Vote 1 Cloture on Califf Nomination - FDA February 22, 2016 - Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on President Obama's nomination of Dr. Robert M. Califf to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. FDA needs permanent and stable leadership. Motion agreed to 80-6. NTEU Position: YES

Senate Vote 2 - HR 2028: Fiscal 2017 Energy-Water Appropriations - Passage May 12, 2016 - Passage of the bill, as amended, would provide $37.5 billion in fiscal 2017 for the Energy Department, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, National Park Service and other agencies. Passed 90-8. NTEU Position: YES

 Senate Vote 3 - H J Res 88: Fiduciary Rule - Passage May 24, 2016 - Passage of the bill that would provide congressional disapproval of the Department of Labor rule regarding standards for retirement investment advisors so they operate in the interest of the retirement saver. This is an important protection for public and private sector employees saving for retirement. Passed 56-41. NTEU Position: NO

 Senate Vote 4 - S 2943: Fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization - Defense Commissary System June 7, 2016 - Inhofe, (R-OK) amendment that would strike the provision in the bill related to a program on privatization of the Defense commissary system. Adopted 70-28. NTEU Position: YES

 Senate Vote 5 - S 2943: Fiscal 2017 Defense Authorization - Cloture June 9, 2016 - Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Reed (D-RI), amendment that would share part of the additional funding proposed for overseas emergencies with domestic concerns, providing funding to underfunded agencies with NTEU represented employees. Motion rejected 43-55. NTEU Position: YES.


Second Session