The biggest threats that we face today—climate change, inequality, rising authoritarianism, and a refugee crisis—do not have military solutions.
It's time to stop spending trillions on endless wars and get to work on things that will help America succeed for future generations. https://t.co/toEQYv9kVH
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• A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to make breakfasts and lunches free for all children, and for other purposes.
• A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a corporate tax rate increase on companies whose ratio of compensation of the CEO or other highest paid employee to median worker compensation is more than 50 to 1, and for other purposes.
• A bill to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, and for other purposes.
• A resolution designating the week beginning September 16, 2019, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
• A resolution supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution.
• A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the Medicare and disability insurance benefits waiting periods for disabled individuals.
• A bill to provide that Executive Order 13783 and certain rules shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes.
• A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the child and adult care food program.
• A bill to terminate certain rules issued by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce relating to endangered and threatened species, and for other purposes.
• A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds to carry out the final rule of the Department of Homeland Security entitled "Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds".
• A concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2019, as a "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
• A bill to designate the Bahamas under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide temporary protected status under such section to eligible nationals of the Bahamas.
• A resolution designating September 2019 as "National Voting Rights Month".
• A bill to condemn gross human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, and calling for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities inside and outside China.
• A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness.
• A resolution congratulating the United States Women's National Soccer Team for winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
• A bill to eliminate racial, religious, and other discriminatory profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes.
• A bill to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to provide loans for the acquisition of electric buses and related infrastructure.
• A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish a program to provide loans to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures, and for other purposes.
• A bill to provide access to counsel for children and other vulnerable populations.
• A bill to prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.
• A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment Waivers".
• A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Federation Internationale de Football Association should immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.
• A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service, and to support State medical training programs for caregivers.
• A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
• A bill to allow United States citizens and legal residents to travel between the United States and Cuba.
• A resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of AmeriCorps.
• A resolution instructing the managers on the part of the Senate on the bill S. 1790 (116th Congress) to insist upon the provisions contained in subtitle B of title XI of the House amendment (relating to paid family leave for Federal personnel).
• A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students.
• A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a program to make grants to States to inform Medicaid enrollees and SNAP participants of potential eligibility for the Lifeline program of the Commission.
• A resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
• A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to clarify provisions enacted by the Captive Wildlife Safety Act, to further the conservation of certain wildlife species, and for other purposes.
• A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit the importation, exportation, transportation, sale, receipt, acquisition, and purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, or in a manner substantially affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species.
• A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
• A bill to restore integrity to America's Election.
• A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Repeal of the Clean Power Plan; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Electric Utility Generating Units; Revisions to Emission Guidelines Implementing Regulations".
• A bill to amend title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to increase the amount of financial support available for working students.
• A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize rewards for thwarting wildlife trafficking linked to transnational organized crime, and for other purposes.
• A bill to reduce spending on nuclear weapons and related defense spending and to prohibit the procurement and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads, and for other purposes.
• A resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan.
• A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes.
• A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.
• A resolution recognizing the month of October 2019 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States.
• A bill to provide assistance to combat the escalating burden of Lyme disease and other tick and vector-borne diseases and disorders.
• A bill to require non-Federal prison, correctional, and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners or detainees under a contract with the Federal Government to make the same information available to the public that Federal prisons and correctional facilities are required to make available.
• A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Members of Congress and their staffs, employees of the Executive Office of the President and executive branch agencies, and the President of the United States have a duty to protect the identities of whistleblowers and safeguard whistleblowers from retaliation.
• A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking any action to implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the final rule, entitled "Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority".
• A resolution encouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism.
• A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.
• A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to provide for the expansion of emergency planning zones and the development of plans for dry cask storage of spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes.
• A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders.