S. 1290 - Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

Social welfare. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

S. 1290 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act
  • Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act
  • Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Social welfare
  • Abortion
  • Appropriations
  • Budget process
  • Child care and development
  • Congressional oversight
  • Economic development
  • Employment and training programs
  • Energy assistance for the poor and aged
  • Food assistance and relief
  • Government trust funds
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Housing and community development funding
  • Income tax credits
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced6/05/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/05/2017
6/05/2017Introduced in Senate
6/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Republican/Conservative, which…

support this bill

Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
$14,205,818

2 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

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Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act

2 organizations support this bill

FreedomWorks
Brandon, Adam (2017, June 12). Support the Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act, S. 1290 and H.R. 2832. Retrieved June 16, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
Heritage Action for America
Heritage Action for America (2017, July 17). CO-SPONSORSHIP OF THE WELFARE REFORM AND UPWARD MOBILITY ACT (H.R. 2832 / S. 1290). Retrieved July 17, 2017, from Heritage Action for America.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Republican/Conservative interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,516$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
John KennedyRLA$16,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$139,816$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,050$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$18,900$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$130,836$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$6,100$0
John BoozmanRAR$20,232$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$134,199$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$113,725$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$10,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$303,273$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,250$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$21,650$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$28,370$0
John CornynRTX$78,605$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,516$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,229,842$0
Mike CrapoRID$36,594$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,875,947$0
Steve DainesRMT$224,025$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$174,861$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$185,221$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,342,999$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$392,155$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$-35$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$48,088$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$150,779$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$21,500$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$129,337$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$15,400$0
Jim InhofeROK$48,174$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$35,445$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$796,764$0
Tim KaineDVA$100$0
John KennedyRLA$16,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$142,490$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$727,234$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$171,070$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$228,606$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$7,700$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,750$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$447,992$0
David PerdueRGA$199,928$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$205,086$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$45,587$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$92,967$0
Mike RoundsRSD$63,381$0
Marco RubioRFL$850,205$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$691,801$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,500$0
Tim ScottRSC$263,161$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$596,373$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$166,033$0
Thom TillisRNC$218,634$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,278,152$0
Tom UdallDNM$2,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,550$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,000$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$139,816$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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