Budget Blog

Murray Amendment 798

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

Passed 60-40

Stabenow, Cantwell Amendment 1072

Purpose: To provide for additional resources to reject the Senate Republicans' proposed $435 billion in cuts to Medicare.

Failed 46-54

Menendez Amendment 993

Puropse: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund relating to strengthening the do-not-call registry.

Passed by voice vote.

Durbin, Brown, Reed Amendment 817

Purpose: To establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to provide tax benefits to patriot employers who invest in American jobs and provide fair pay and benefits to workers and to eliminate tax benefits for corporation that ship jobs overseas.

Failed 46-54

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

Baldwin, Sanders, Schumer Amendment 432

Purpose: To provide additional resources to create the opportunity for more Americans to obtain a higher education and advanced job skills by supporting two free years of community college paid for by raising revenue through requiring millionaires and billionaires to pay their fair share.

Failed 45-55

Murray, Wyden Amendment 1026

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

Passed by voice vote

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