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September 28, 2018

The Source for Women’s Issues: September 24-28, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations– On September 26, the House approved, 361-61, the conference report for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills. The measure also contains a continuing resolution to extend through December 7 federal funding for several other departments and agencies,...

Appropriations · Child Protection · Crime · Health · Human Trafficking · International · Miscellaneous · STEM · Violence Against Women

September 28, 2018

Bills Introduced

Child Care S. 3520—Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)/Health, Education, Labor, Pensions (9/27/18)—A bill to provide grants to states, Indian Tribes, and Tribal organizations for activities to increase the availability of child care options and to support the child care workforce, and for other purposes. Crime H.R. 6964—Rep. Jason Lewis (R-MN)/Education and the Workforce (9/28/18)—A bill to...

Bills Introduced

September 21, 2018

The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress: September 17-21, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations– On September 18, the Senate passed, 93-7, the conference report for H.R. 6157, a minibus package containing the FY2019 Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bills. The measure also contains a continuing resolution to fund the government and a provision to extend the Violence Against Women...

Appropriations · Health · Miscellaneous

September 21, 2018

Bills Introduced

Child Protection  H.R. 6845—Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)/Judiciary (9/20/18)—A bill to provide for assistance for victims of child pornography, and for other purposes. H.R. 6847—Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)/Judiciary (9/20/18)—A bill to expand and strengthen federal sex offenses, to reauthorize certain programs established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and for other...

Bills Introduced

September 14, 2018

The Source for Women’s Issues in Congress: September 10-14, 2018

Floor Action: Appropriations– On September 12, the Senate approved, 92-5, the conference report for H.R. 5895, a minibus package that contains the FY2019 Energy and Water; Legislative Branch; and Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Related Agencies spending bills. The House passed the spending measure on September 13 by a vote of 377-20. The votes clear...

Appropriations · Child Protection · Health · Human Trafficking · STEM

September 14, 2018

Bills Introduced

Employment S. 3436—Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/12/18)—A bill to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes. Health S. 3429—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/12/18)—A bill to require the secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to states to improve care...

Bills Introduced

September 7, 2018

Bills Introduced

Health S. 3363—Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)/Finance (8/22/18)—A bill to support states in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal...

Bills Introduced

August 27, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, August 20-August 24, 2018

Floor Action Appropriations—On August 23, the Senate passed, 85-7, H.R. 6157, a “minibus” bill containing the FY2019 Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHSE) spending bills. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed its respective versions of the Defense and LHHSE spending bills on June 28 (The Source, 6/29/18).   The House passed its version...

Appropriations

August 3, 2018

The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, July 30-August 3, 2018

Floor Action Appropriations— On August 1, the Senate passed, 92-6, H.R. 6147, a “minibus” bill containing the FY2019 Financial Services and General Government; Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Related Agencies; and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and Related Agencies spending bills. The House passed its...

Appropriations · Employment · Family Planning/Reproductive Health · Military · Small Business/Entrepreneurship · Violence Against Women

August 3, 2018

Bills Introduced

Employment S. 3345—Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)/Finance (8/1/18)—A bill to provide paid parental leave benefits to parents following the birth or adoption of a child. Health S. Res. 605—Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)/Judiciary (8/1/18)—A resolution designating the first week in August as “World Breastfeeding Week,” and designating August as “National Breastfeeding Month.” International H.R. 6651—Rep. Chris Smith...

Bills Introduced
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