Senate Democrats

11:10am cloture vote on MTP to Tax Extenders/Cloture filed on 3 AZ districts and 5th Circuit nominations (Marquez, Rayes, Soto, and Costa)

As a reminder, at 11:10am today, Tuesday, May 13, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.3474, the Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 (the legislative vehicle for the tax extenders legislation).

 

This morning, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following district and circuit judge nominations:

 

  1. Executive Calendar #667, Rosemary Marquez, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona (up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate);
  2. Executive Calendar #668, Douglas L. Rayes, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona (up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate);
  3. Executive Calendar #669, James Alan Soto, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona(up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate); and
  4. Executive Calendar #732, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit (up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate).

 

The first cloture vote in this series would occur one hour after the Senate convenes on Thursday, May 15 or upon disposition of the Humetewa nomination, whichever is later.

 

As a reminder, yesterday, Monday, May 12, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following district judge nominations.

 

  1. Executive Calendar #664, Steven Paul Logan, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona (up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate);
  2. Executive Calendar #665, John Joseph Tuchi, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona (up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate); and
  3. Executive Calendar #666, Diane J. Humetewa, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona (up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate).
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