Budget Blog

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

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

Nelson, Schatz Amendment 944

Purpose: To create a point of order against legislation that would use tax dollars to censor publicly-funded climate science.

Motion to waive point of order not agreed to 51-49 (60 vote threshold)

Reed, Whitehouse Amendment 919

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to eliminating deductions for corporate compensation in excess of $1 million.

Failed 44-54

Schatz, Murray, Shaheen Amendment 1063

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to ensuring equal treatment of married couples under the social security program.

Passed 57-43

Murray, Wyden Amendment 1026

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to transparency health premium billing.

Passed by voice vote