Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 115th Congress.

S. 1806 - Child Care for Working Families Act

Education. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Child Care for Working Families Act

S. 1806 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Child Care for Working Families Act
  • Child Care for Working Families Act
Sponsor
Patty Murray
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Adoption and foster care
  • Appropriations
  • Child care and development
  • Child health
  • Crime prevention
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Domestic violence and child abuse
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Education programs funding
  • Family services
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Higher education
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Preschool education
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Teaching, teachers, curricula
  • Women's health
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Major Actions
Introduced9/14/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/14/2017
9/14/2017Introduced in Senate
9/14/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

100% more
$534,196
$10,463,497
$13,641,171
$1,098,465
$676,236
$908,336
$10,650
$1,080,095
$250
$28,412,896
$14,205,818
$14,205,818

oppose this bill

13 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Child Care for Working Families Act

13 organizations support this bill

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
AFSCME (2017, September 15). Democratic Leaders Introduce Child Care Bill. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from AFSCME.
American Federation of Teachers
AFT (2017, September 14). Democrats tackle early childhood education and care. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from American Federation of Teachers.
Center for American Progress
CAP (2017, September 14). STATEMENT: CAP’s Neera Tanden Applauds Introduction of Murray-Scott Child Care Bill. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from Center for American Progress.
Child Welfare League of America
CWLA (2017, September 18). Murray-Scott Release Child Care Expansion Bill. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from Child Welfare League of America.
Common Sense Media
Steyer, James P. (2017, September 14). Common Sense Announces Support for the Child Care for Working Families Act. Retrieved September 20, 2017, from Common Sense Media.
Council for Exceptional Children
CEC (2017, September 19). CEC Endorses Child Care for Working Families Act. Retrieved December 7, 2017, from CEC.
MomsRising
MomsRising (2017, September 14). Pass the Child Care for Working Families Act Now!. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from MomsRising.
National Association of Counties
Brankovic, Valerie (2017, September 19). Congressional lawmakers introduce legislation to broaden childcare access and affordability. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from National Association of Counties.
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Scott, Zachary (2017, September 18). Advocacy Update. Retrieved September 22, 2017, from National Association of Secondary School Principals.
National Education Association
NEA (2017, September 20). Cheers and Jeers. Retrieved September 20, 2017, from NEA.
National Women's Law Center
NWLC (2017, September 14). New Child Care Bill Would Expand Access and Quality of Child Care, Addressing Stark Gaps in Current System. Retrieved September 18, 2017, from NWLC.
Teach Plus
Teach Plus (2017, September 14). Teach Plus Applauds Child Care for Working Families Act. Retrieved September 20, 2017, from Teach Plus.
ZERO TO THREE
Zero to Three (2017, September 14). Statement Regarding the Introduction of the Child Care for Working Families Act. Retrieved December 7, 2017, from Zero to Three.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, 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$9,200$18,050
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,583,553$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$824,292$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$69,005$0
Roy BluntRMO$9,600$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$198,839$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$510$20,232
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,073,146$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,500$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$117,540$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$55,500$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$72,600$0
Tom CarperDDE$28,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$135,750$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$10,400$303,273
William Thad CochranRMS$3,250$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$26,950$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$99,879$0
Bob CorkerRTN$24,150$28,370
John CornynRTX$13,200$78,605
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,710,467$1,516
Tom CottonRAR$38,076$1,229,842
Mike CrapoRID$1,800$36,594
Ted CruzRTX$30,673$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$6,725$224,025
Joe DonnellyDIN$100,849$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,566,565$0
Dick DurbinDIL$117,725$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,450$174,861
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$262,796$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$26,200$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$13,500$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$303,116$0
Cory GardnerRCO$21,130$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$777,817$-35
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,400$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,850$150,779
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,181,873$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$2,443,724$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,750$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$202,230$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$278,058$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,200$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$462,860$0
John HoevenRND$7,200$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$9,700$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,875$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$10,644$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$856,309$100
John KennedyRLA$0$16,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,865$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$310,672$0
James LankfordROK$13,750$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$131,240$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,150$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$70,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$312,292$0
John McCainRAZ$22,200$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,418,595$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$25,025$228,606
Bob MenéndezDNJ$86,650$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$163,788$0
Jerry MoranRKS$5,850$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,280$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$359,274$0
Patty MurrayDWA$704,312$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$124,448$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,636$447,992
David PerdueRGA$9,600$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$572,693$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,125$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,000$0
Jim RischRID$0$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,850$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$23,746$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$41,007$850,205
Bernie SandersIVT$357,550$0
Ben SasseRNE$15,803$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$185,981$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$173,222$1,500
Tim ScottRSC$23,900$263,161
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$988,304$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$444,359$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$14,100$596,373
Jon TesterDMT$399,637$0
John ThuneRSD$20,862$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$36,650$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,755$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$165,567$2,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$227,868$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$95,671$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,601,747$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$87,150$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,750$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$163,121$0
Todd YoungRIN$10,950$139,816

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$9,200$18,050
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,583,553$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$18,900
Michael F. BennetDCO$824,292$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$69,005$0
Roy BluntRMO$9,600$130,836
Cory A. BookerDNJ$198,839$6,100
John BoozmanRAR$510$20,232
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,073,146$0
Richard BurrRNC$6,500$134,199
Maria CantwellDWA$117,540$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$55,500$113,725
Ben CardinDMD$72,600$0
Tom CarperDDE$28,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$135,750$10,000
Bill CassidyRLA$10,400$303,273
William Thad CochranRMS$3,250$7,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$26,950$21,650
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$99,879$0
Bob CorkerRTN$24,150$28,370
John CornynRTX$13,200$78,605
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$2,710,467$1,516
Tom CottonRAR$38,076$1,229,842
Mike CrapoRID$1,800$36,594
Ted CruzRTX$30,673$1,875,947
Steve DainesRMT$6,725$224,025
Joe DonnellyDIN$100,849$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,566,565$0
Dick DurbinDIL$117,725$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$14,450$174,861
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$262,796$1,000
Deb FischerRNE$26,200$185,221
Jeff FlakeRAZ$13,500$1,342,999
Al FrankenDMN$303,116$0
Cory GardnerRCO$21,130$392,155
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$777,817$-35
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,400$48,088
Chuck GrassleyRIA$6,850$150,779
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,181,873$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$2,443,724$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,750$21,500
Martin HeinrichDNM$202,230$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$278,058$0
Dean HellerRNV$9,200$129,337
Mazie K. HironoDHI$462,860$0
John HoevenRND$7,200$15,400
Jim InhofeROK$9,700$48,174
Johnny IsaksonRGA$17,875$35,445
Ron JohnsonRWI$10,644$796,764
Tim KaineDVA$856,309$100
John KennedyRLA$0$16,500
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$38,865$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$310,672$0
James LankfordROK$13,750$142,490
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$131,240$0
Mike LeeRUT$4,150$727,234
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$70,875$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$312,292$0
John McCainRAZ$22,200$171,070
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,418,595$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$25,025$228,606
Bob MenéndezDNJ$86,650$1,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$163,788$0
Jerry MoranRKS$5,850$7,700
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,280$38,750
Chris MurphyDCT$359,274$0
Patty MurrayDWA$704,312$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$124,448$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,636$447,992
David PerdueRGA$9,600$199,928
Gary C. PetersDMI$572,693$0
Rob PortmanROH$6,125$205,086
John "Jack" ReedDRI$52,000$0
Jim RischRID$0$45,587
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,850$92,967
Mike RoundsRSD$23,746$63,381
Marco RubioRFL$41,007$850,205
Bernie SandersIVT$357,550$0
Ben SasseRNE$15,803$691,801
Brian SchatzDHI$185,981$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$173,222$1,500
Tim ScottRSC$23,900$263,161
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$988,304$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$2,700
Debbie StabenowDMI$444,359$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$14,100$596,373
Jon TesterDMT$399,637$0
John ThuneRSD$20,862$166,033
Thom TillisRNC$36,650$218,634
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$19,755$1,278,152
Tom UdallDNM$165,567$2,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$227,868$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$95,671$1,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,601,747$2,550
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$87,150$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$2,750$2,000
Ron WydenDOR$163,121$0
Todd YoungRIN$10,950$139,816

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$13,641,171
Democratic/Liberal$10,463,497
Teachers unions$1,098,465
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,080,095
Education$908,336
Children's rights$676,236
State & local govt employee unions$534,196
Consumer groups$10,650
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
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