Budget Blog

Casey Amendment 632

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to providing reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers.

Passed 100-0

Sanders Amendment 881

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to promoting a substantial increase in the minimum wage.

Failed 48-52

Wyden Amendment 968

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fun relating to middle class tax relief.

Passed 73-27

Murray, Casey, Hirono, Franken, Markey, Durbin, Udall, Baldwin, Gillibrand, Schumer Amendment 951

Purpose: To establish and fund a new Federal-State partnership to expand access to high-quality preschool programs for children from low- and moderate-income families, offset with revenue from closing loopholes. 

Failed 46-54

Stabenow, Whitehouse, Merkley Amendment 523

Purpose: To prevent US companies from getting tax benefits for moving jobs overseas, to end offshore tax loopholes includes inversions, and to provide incentives for US companies to relocate jobs to the US.

Failed 46-54

Whitehouse Amendment 867

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to make it more difficult for corporations to secretly influence elections.

Failed 47-52

Bennet Amendment 1014

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to addressing climate change.

Passed 53-47

Wyden, Brown, Casey, Stabenow, Cantwell, Whitehouse Amendment 1012

Purpose: To strike more than $1.2 trillion in cuts to Medicaid.

FAiled 47-53

Franken, Brown, Durbin, Reed Amendment 828

Purpose: To provide additional resources to save student financial aid and keep college affordable by restoring Federal Pell Grant cuts.

Failed 46-54

Murray Amendment 798

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund for legislation allowing Americans to earn paid sick time.

Passed 60-40