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Bills Introduced

Child Care
H. Res. 1162—-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY)/Education and Labor (4/29/08)—A resolution supporting the goals and ideas of a “National Child Care Worthy Wage Day.”

Child Welfare
S. 2944—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)/Finance (4/30/08) —A bill to examine and improve the child welfare workforce.

Education
S. Res. 535—-Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)/Judiciary (4/28/08)—A resolution recognizing April 28, 2008, as “National Healthy Schools Day.”

S. 2929—-Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA)/Considered and passed (4/29/08)—A bill to extend temporarily the programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Family Support
S. 2968—-Sen. John Rockefeller (D-WV)/Finance (5/1/08)—A bill to provide emergency assistance for families receiving assistance under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act and low-income working families.

Food Security
S. 2954—-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)/Considered and passed (5/1/08)—A bill to provide for a temporary extension of programs authorized by the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 beyond May 2, 2008.

Health
S. 2936—-Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC)/Finance (4/29/08)—A bill to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and limit income eligibility expansions under that program until the lowest income eligible individuals are enrolled.

H.R. 5919—-Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce (4/29/08)—A bill to make technical corrections regarding the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 2007.

S. 2946—-Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)/Veterans’ Affairs (4/30/08)—A bill to make a stillborn child an insurable dependent for purposes for the Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance program.

Reproductive Health
S. Res. 542—-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)/Judiciary (4/30/08)—A resolution designating April 2008 as “National STD Awareness Month.”

Violence Against Women/International
H.R. 5927—-Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA)/Foreign Affairs (4/30/08)—A bill to combat international violence against women and girls.

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