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Month January 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 67: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.67; To ensure redistributed funds go towards coverage of low-income children or outreach and enrollment of low-income children, rather than to States that will use the funds to cover children from higher income families.Result: Agreed to (64-33, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 75: Roberts S.Amdt.75; To prohibit CHIP coverage for higher income children and to prohibit any payments to a State from its CHIP allotments for any fiscal year quarter in which the State Medicaid income eligibility level for children is greater than the income eligibility level for children under CHIP.Result: Rejected (36-60,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00020

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 67: Motion to Table Cornyn S.Amdt.67; To ensure redistributed funds go towards coverage of low-income children or outreach and enrollment of low-income children, rather than to States that will use the funds to cover children from higher income families.Result: Agreed to (64-33, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00019

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 65: Martinez S.Amdt.65; To restore the prohibition on funding of nongovernmental organizations that promote abortion as a method of birth control (the “Mexico City Policy”).Result: Rejected (37-60, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00019

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 65: Martinez S.Amdt.65; To restore the prohibition on funding of nongovernmental organizations that promote abortion as a method of birth control (the “Mexico City Policy”).Result: Rejected (37-60, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00018

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 40: McConnell S.Amdt.40; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (32-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00018

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 40: McConnell S.Amdt.40; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Rejected (32-65, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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CHIP Reauthorization Has Broad Support

Groups across the ideological spectrum support passage of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Bill. This broad support was garnered by taking a bipartisan approach throughout the process in an effort to cover 4 million more children. In this time of economic crisis, when even more children need coverage, it is time to pass the…

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Reid Felicita a sus Colegas por Poner Primero Salud de la Niñez

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después que el Senado votara en contra de dos enmiendas que hubiesen debilitado el proyecto de ley para reautorizar el Programa de Seguro Medico para Niños (CHIP, por sus siglas en inglés). Dos enmiendas, cuyo propósito eran negarles cobertura a los…

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Democratic Senators Discuss Efforts to Ensure Children Have the Health Care They Need

Washington, DC— Democratic SenatorsMax Baucus, Debbie Stabenow and Robert Menendez joined Marcia Greenberger, Founder and Co-President, National Women’s Law Center, and Debra Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families, at a press conference this morning to discuss Democrats’ efforts to strengthen the Children’s Health Insurance Program.  The Children’s Health Insurance Program is critical as…

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