Budget Blog

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

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.

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