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Bills Introduced


H.R. 2972—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform (7/8/15)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.


S. 1704—Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)/Indian Affairs (7/7/15)—A bill to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes.


H. Con. Res. 60—Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL)/Education and the Workforce (7/10/15)—A resolution expressing the sense of Congress that female athletes be paid the same as their male counterparts and organizers of world class competitions actively take part in combating the wage gap.

Family Support

H.R. 2952—Rep. Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA)/Ways and Means (7/7/15)—A bill to provide payments to states for increasing the employment, job retention, and earnings of former Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients.

H.R. 2966—Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO)/Ways and Means (7/8/15)—A bill to amend the purposes of TANF to include reducing poverty by increasing employment entry, retention, and advancement.

H.R. 2991—Rep. James Renacchi (R-OH)/Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce (7/9/15)—A bill to encourage states to engage more TANF recipients in activities leading to employment and self-sufficiency, and to simplify state administration of TANF work requirements.

H.R. 3005—Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL)/Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Agriculture (7/9/15)—A bill to ensure funding for grants to promote responsible fatherhood and strengthen low-income families, and for other purposes.

H.R. 3010—Rep. David Reichert (R-WA)/Ways and Means (7/9/15)—A bill to prohibit assistance provided under TANF from being accessed through the use of an electronic benefit transfer card at any store that offers marijuana for sale.


S. 1720—Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)/Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (7/8/15)—A bill to require the secretary of the Treasury to redesign $10 federal reserve notes so as to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman, and for other purposes.

S. Res. 218—Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)/Considered and agreed to (7/8/15)—A resolution congratulating the United States Women’s National Team for winning the 2015 FIFA World Cup.

Tax Policy

H.R. 2956—Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI)/Ways and Means (7/7/15)—A bill to limit the earned income tax credit to citizens and lawful permanent residents and to require a valid social security number to claim the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

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