Roll Call: Wisconsin Congressional Delegation Key Votes This Week | local government

CRISTOBELLE DURRETTE Medill News Service

Here’s how members of the Wisconsin congressional delegation voted on major issues last week.

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AMERICAN FISHERIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT: Voting 404 for and 11 against, the House on Tuesday (S.497) established the US Fisheries Advisory Committee to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association award fisheries research and development grants.

Vote Yes: Bryan Steil, R-Janesville, 1st District; Mark Pocan, D-Muck, 2nd District; Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, 3rd District; Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, 4th District; Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, 5th District; Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah, 6th District; Tom Tiffany, R-Minocqua, 7th District; Mike Gallagher, R-Green Bay, 8th District

AXIS ACT: Voting 394 for and 3 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 7314) called on the State Department to provide Congress with periodic reports on whether China supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

SEMICONDUCTOR SUPPLY CHAIN ​​MATERIALS PROTECTION ACT AGAINST AUTHORITIES: Voting 414 for and 9 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 7372) amended the Support for Freedom in Ukraine Act of 2014 to require the president to create a task force with members of multiple supply chain agencies semiconductors in response to barriers created in the semiconductor supply chain. by Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

UKRAINE RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SUPPORT ACT: Voting 421 for and 4 against, the House on Wednesday passed a resolution (HR 496) opposing Russia’s violations of religious freedom in Ukraine and ordered the President to review incidents in parts of Ukraine controlled by Russia.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

SEIZURE OF ASSETS FOR UKRAINE RECONSTRUCTION LAW: Voting 417 for and 8 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 6930) urged President Joe Biden to seize the assets of sanctioned Russian oligarchs and use the resources to support Ukraine.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

TRANSATLANTIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ACT: Voting 366 in favor and 60 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 3344) called on the State Department and other federal agencies to help countries in central and eastern Europe strengthen the security of telecommunications networks. Eligible projects aim to improve telecommunications networks, promote transparency and inclusiveness, and do not employ services or equipment from China, among other requirements.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Gallagher

LAW AGAINST MALIGNANT RUSSIAN ACTIVITIES IN AFRICA: Voting 415 in favor and 9 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 7311) asked the secretary of state to submit to Congress a strategy on American efforts to counter Russian activities in Africa.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

CARIBBEAN BASIN SECURITY INITIATIVE AUTHORIZATION ACT: Voting 340 for and 86 against, the House Wednesday (HR 4133) authorized appropriations for the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative for projects that include promoting citizen security and promoting the rule of law in Caribbean, among other priorities.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore Gallagher

Vote no: Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany

STOP IRANIAN DRONE LAW: Voting 424 for and 2 against, the House on Wednesday expanded (HR 6089) provisions requiring sanctions against individuals and entities that supply Iran with unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

GLOBAL MALNUTRITION PREVENTION AND TREATMENT ACT 2021: Voting 384 for and 44 against, the House on Wednesday (HR 4693) advanced interventions to prevent and address world hunger. The bill authorizes the United States Agency for International Development to conduct activities to address malnutrition worldwide and improve agency-wide coordination of efforts to address malnutrition.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Grothman; Gallagher

Vote no: Fitzgerald; Tiffany

TAIWAN STATUS WHO: Voting 425 for and 0 against, the House on Wednesday (S.812) called on the State Department to create a plan to help Taiwan regain its observer status with the World Health Organization. The bill passed the Senate in August and will then be sent to Biden for signature.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Tiffany; Gallagher

UKRAINE DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACY LEND-LEASE ACT 2022: Voting 417 for and 10 against, the House on Thursday passed (S.3522) a bill to facilitate the export of military equipment from the United States to Ukraine. The legislation brings back a World War II-era law that allows the president to provide weapons to U.S. allies on loan or hire.

Vote Yes: Steil; Pocan; Kind; Moore; Fitzgerald; Grothman; Gallagher

SENATE

APPOINTMENT OF LAËL BRAINARD: Voting 52 for and 43 against, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed (PN1529) the nomination of Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to serve as vice chair of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System for a four-year term. She has served on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since June 2014.

Vote Yes: Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison

Vote no: Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh

APPOINTMENT OF SHERILYN GARNETT: Voting 62 for and 33 against, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed (PN1478) the nomination of Sherilyn Garnett of California to serve as United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Previously, Garnett worked as a Superior Court Judge for Los Angeles County in California.

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