The Senate Just Had a Vote-a-Rama. Here’s How They Voted.

  • Reducing COVID-19 funding to states that may have under-reported deaths at nursing homes — An amendment from Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Tim Scott (R-SC), and Jim Lankford (R-OK) aimed at New York in particular
  • Prohibiting the provision of COVID-19 related K-12 emergency relief to schools that do not reopen for in-person learning after the teachers of such schools are vaccinated against COVID-19 — An amendment from Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Pressuring states and municipalities into ensuring that state and local law enforcement act as immigration agents on ICE’s behalf — from Pat Toomey (R-PA)
  • Affirming support for the “Remain in Mexico” policy, which allows US border officers to return non-Mexican asylum seekers to dangerous locations in Mexico as their claims are adjudicated in US immigration courts — from Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  • Creating a point of order against increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court — introduced by Tom Cotton (R-AR)
  • Creating a point of order against providing Economic Impact Payments to prisoners — from Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
  • Opposing the Biden administration’s decision to limit oil and gas leasing on federal lands — from Mike Lee (R-UT)
  • Making the 2017 GOP tax giveaways permanent — from Mike Crapo (R-ID)
  • Prohibiting a federal carbon tax — from John Hoeven (R-ND)
  • Ending protections for children, families, and asylum speakers who come across the US border — from Marco Rubio (R-FL)

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