Unemployed and Low-Income Issue Summary

Key Votes

Date State Bill No. Title Outcome
June 10, 2021 Louisiana HB 183 Rescinds Federal Unemployment Compensation and Increases State Unemployment Compensation by $28 Conference Report Adopted - House (74 - 27)
June 10, 2021 Louisiana HB 183 Rescinds Federal Unemployment Compensation and Increases State Unemployment Compensation by $28 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 5)
May 15, 2012 Louisiana HB 380 Requires Drug Testing for Certain Welfare Recipients Bill Passed - House (65 - 26)
June 21, 2011 Louisiana HB 7 Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Bill Failed - Senate (20 - 12)
May 17, 2011 Louisiana HB 7 Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Bill Passed - House (67 - 26)
Date No. Title Outcome
6/10 HB 183 Rescinds Federal Unemployment Compensation and Increases State Unemployment Compensation by $28 Conference Report Adopted - House (74 - 27)
6/10 HB 183 Rescinds Federal Unemployment Compensation and Increases State Unemployment Compensation by $28 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (32 - 5)
5/15 HB 380 Requires Drug Testing for Certain Welfare Recipients Bill Passed - House (65 - 26)
6/21 HB 7 Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Bill Failed - Senate (20 - 12)
5/17 HB 7 Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients Bill Passed - House (67 - 26)
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Public Statements

Date Title Politician
March 1, 2022 Letter to Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture - Senators Warnock, Warren, Sanders, Padilla, Murphy, Lawson, Hayes, Torres, Colleagues Urge USDA to Issue Clearer Guidance that Informs Students of Their SNAP Benefits Rep. C Carter
Feb. 28, 2022 Letter to Hon. Tammy Baldwin, and Hon. Joe Hoeven, Chair and Ranking Member, Senate Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, and Hon. Sanford Bishop and Hon. Andy Harris, Chair and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - ICYMI: Young, Panetta, Brown Lead Bipartisan Group Requesting Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program Rep. C Carter
July 20, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader - Urging Creation of Civilian Climate Corps Rep. C Carter
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Bill Cassidy
June 5, 2021 Tweet - "There were 8.1 million job openings in America at the end of March. Yet only 559k were filled last month--100k fewer than experts expected. Businesses are ready to hire. But they can't find people willing to work. Because Biden is paying people not to work. This is insanity." Rep. Steve Scalise
Date Title Politician
March 1, 2022 Letter to Hon. Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture - Senators Warnock, Warren, Sanders, Padilla, Murphy, Lawson, Hayes, Torres, Colleagues Urge USDA to Issue Clearer Guidance that Informs Students of Their SNAP Benefits Rep. C Carter
Feb. 28, 2022 Letter to Hon. Tammy Baldwin, and Hon. Joe Hoeven, Chair and Ranking Member, Senate Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, and Hon. Sanford Bishop and Hon. Andy Harris, Chair and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee - ICYMI: Young, Panetta, Brown Lead Bipartisan Group Requesting Funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program Rep. C Carter
July 20, 2021 Letter to the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House and the Hon. Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader - Urging Creation of Civilian Climate Corps Rep. C Carter
July 8, 2021 Letter to Hon. Patty Murray, Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Hon. Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Baldwin, Collins, Tester Lead Bipartisan Push for TRIO Program Funding to Assist First-Generation, Low-Income College Students Sen. Bill Cassidy
June 5, 2021 Tweet - "There were 8.1 million job openings in America at the end of March. Yet only 559k were filled last month--100k fewer than experts expected. Businesses are ready to hire. But they can't find people willing to work. Because Biden is paying people not to work. This is insanity." Rep. Steve Scalise
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Interest Group Ratings

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Ballot Measures

Election Date State Title Outcome
Nov. 6, 2012 Louisiana CA NO. 1 (Act 873 - SB 82): Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly Passed
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