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Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 +The Senate approved an extension of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) (S. 1893) that would provide coverage to three million low-income children who are not currently covered.
Congressional actions on the federal budget/110th Congress +The Senate approved the fiscal year 2008 budget plan (S. Con. Res. 21) that begins to reverse six years of harmful cuts to a wide range of domestic programs administered by state and local governments, including new funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), veterans’ programs, special education, No Child Left Behind, child care, Pell grants and other pressing domestic needs.
Congressional efforts to implement recommendations of the 9/11 commission +The Senate rejected an amendment by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) that would have removed a provision in the 9/11 Commission Bill to extend collective bargaining rights and greater whistleblower protections to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners.

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Employee Free Choice Act +The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800), House-passed legislation that would limit the ability of employers to stop their workers from choosing to organize.

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How to add a record vote display +The Senate, during consideration of the House-passed minimum wage increase (H.R. 2), refused to cut off debate or permit the bill to advance without attaching a package of tax breaks for small businesses. AFSCME supported the motion to end debate because the tax cuts were unnecessary and were being used to make it more difficult to increase the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour, from $5.15, over two years.

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Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 +The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 (S. 3), a bill to allow the federal government to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to reduce the price of prescription drugs used by seniors and others covered by Medicare.
Medicare legislation +The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 (S. 3), a bill to allow the federal government to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to reduce the price of prescription drugs used by seniors and others covered by Medicare.

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U.S. Senate record vote 132, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2007 (S. 3), a bill to allow the federal government to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies to reduce the price of prescription drugs used by seniors and others covered by Medicare.
U.S. Senate record vote 172, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate approved the fiscal year 2008 budget plan (S. Con. Res. 21) that begins to reverse six years of harmful cuts to a wide range of domestic programs administered by state and local governments, including new funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), veterans’ programs, special education, No Child Left Behind, child care, Pell grants and other pressing domestic needs.
U.S. Senate record vote 227, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800), House-passed legislation that would limit the ability of employers to stop their workers from choosing to organize.
U.S. Senate record vote 23, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate, during consideration of the House-passed minimum wage increase (H.R. 2), refused to cut off debate or permit the bill to advance without attaching a package of tax breaks for small businesses. AFSCME supported the motion to end debate because the tax cuts were unnecessary and were being used to make it more difficult to increase the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour, from $5.15, over two years.
U.S. Senate record vote 307, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate approved an extension of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) (S. 1893) that would provide coverage to three million low-income children who are not currently covered.
U.S. Senate record vote 314, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate rejected an amendment by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) that would have removed a provision in the 9/11 Commission Bill to extend collective bargaining rights and greater whistleblower protections to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners.
U.S. Senate record vote 393, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate approved the confirmation of Leslie Southwick of Mississippi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which AFSCME opposed because of his long-standing record of ruling against workers, consumers and victims of discrimination.
U.S. Senate record vote 60, 110th Congress, Session 1 +The Senate rejected an amendment by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) that would have removed a provision in the 9/11 Commission Bill to extend collective bargaining rights and greater whistleblower protections to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners.
U.S. federal judge confirmations in the 110th Congress +The Senate approved the confirmation of Leslie Southwick of Mississippi to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which AFSCME opposed because of his long-standing record of ruling against workers, consumers and victims of discrimination.
U.S. minimum wage legislation +The Senate, during consideration of the House-passed minimum wage increase (H.R. 2), refused to cut off debate or permit the bill to advance without attaching a package of tax breaks for small businesses. AFSCME supported the motion to end debate because the tax cuts were unnecessary and were being used to make it more difficult to increase the federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour, from $5.15, over two years.
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