Property:AFSCME 2008 House Scorecard description

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Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 +The House passed the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 (H.R. 578) which provides four weeks of paid leave to federal employees for the birth or adoption of a child.

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Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008 +The House passed the Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008 (H.R. 7110), which would provide states with $14.4 billion in fiscal relief by providing temporary additional federal support of state Medicaid programs, create jobs through a $30 billion investment in infrastructure, and maintain a basic standard of living for families by extending unemployment providing $2.6 billion for additional food stamp assistance.

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Paycheck Fairness Act +The House approved the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338), which would make it easier for women to seek legal remedies when they suspect that they have been victims of wage discrimination. The bill makes it clear that men and women should be paid equally for equal work and removes caps on the compensation a victim can receive from a discrimination lawsuit.
Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008 +The House passed the Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008 (H.R. 5613), which blocked implementation of seven harmful rules issued by the Bush administration designed to cut federal Medicaid payments to states. The rules would have cut funding to states of up to $50 billion over five years.

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SCHIP Extension bill +The House failed to override President Bush’s veto of legislation to renew the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and expand coverage to an additional 4 million low-income children who lack health insurance.

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U.S. House of Representatives record vote 209, 110th Congress, Session 2 +The House passed the Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008 (H.R. 5613), which blocked implementation of seven harmful rules issued by the Bush administration designed to cut federal Medicaid payments to states. The rules would have cut funding to states of up to $50 billion over five years.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 22, 110th Congress, Session 2 +The House failed to override President Bush’s veto of legislation to renew the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and expand coverage to an additional 4 million low-income children who lack health insurance.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 428, 110th Congress, Session 2 +The House passed the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 (H.R. 578) which provides four weeks of paid leave to federal employees for the birth or adoption of a child.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 556, 110th Congress, Session 2 +The House approved the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 1338), which would make it easier for women to seek legal remedies when they suspect that they have been victims of wage discrimination. The bill makes it clear that men and women should be paid equally for equal work and removes caps on the compensation a victim can receive from a discrimination lawsuit.
U.S. House of Representatives record vote 660, 110th Congress, Session 2 +The House passed the Job Creation and Unemployment Relief Act of 2008 (H.R. 7110), which would provide states with $14.4 billion in fiscal relief by providing temporary additional federal support of state Medicaid programs, create jobs through a $30 billion investment in infrastructure, and maintain a basic standard of living for families by extending unemployment providing $2.6 billion for additional food stamp assistance.
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