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Senate Roll Call Vote 12 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Failed 48-50 – needed 60 votes to pass)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)

To create a point of order against legislation that would negatively impact health coverage for children by efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
 

Senate Roll Call Vote 25 - HEALTH POLICY 

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Failed 49-49 – needed 60 votes to pass)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

To create a point of order against legislation that would modify to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or private health insurance if the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that such changes would result in lower coverage rates, reduced benefits, or decreased affordability for children.

 

Senate Roll Call Vote 54 - EDUCATION POLICY

FFCC Position: OPPOSE (Confirmation passed on a 50-50 vote and tiebreaker by Vice President Pence)

Confirmation vote on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the Secretary of Education.

 

Senate Roll Call Vote 169 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: OPPOSE (Failed by a vote of 45-55)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)

To repeal provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would have negatively impacted children’s health coverage.

 

Senate Roll Call Vote 177 - HEALTH POLICY/TAX POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Passed by a vote of 52-48)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV)

To strike the sunset of the repeal of the tax on employee health insurance premiums and health plan benefits (related to S. 58).


Senate Roll Call Vote 179 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: OPPOSE (Failed by a vote of 49-51)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

To repeal provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would have negatively impacted children’s health coverage.

 

Senate Roll Call Vote 295 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Failed by a vote of 48-52)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

To improve and expand the Child Tax Credit.

 

Senate Roll Call Vote 296 - TAX POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Failed by a vote of 29-71)

Amendment Sponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)

To increase the refundability of the Child Tax Credit.

 

House Roll Call Vote 256 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: OPPOSE (Passed by a vote of 217-213)

To pass the American Health Care Act, which would have amended the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid in ways that would have negatively impacted children’s health coverage (H.R. 1628).

 

House Roll Call Vote 306 - IMMIGRATION POLICY

FFCC Position: OPPOSE (Passed by a vote of 238-184)

On passage of the Verify Act (H.R. 2581).

 

House Roll Call Vote 605 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Failed by a vote of 187-231)

On a motion to recommit with instructions to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

 

House Roll Call Vote 606 - HEALTH POLICY

FFCC Position: SUPPORT (Passed by a vote of 242-174)

On passage of the Community Health and Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation (CHAMPION) Act of 2017, which included an extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).