What: All Issues : Education, Humanities, & the Arts : General Education Funding
 Who: All Members : New York, District 2 : King, Pete
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Education, Humanities, & the ArtsGeneral Education Funding
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Roll Call 79. (H.R. 2117) On passage of legislation that would overturn federal standards for colleges and universities that qualify for federal student aid Feb 28, 2012. Y N L
Roll Call 78. (H.R. 2117) On an amendment to ensure the U.S. Department of Education has authority to take action to reduce the cost of higher education Feb 28, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 77. (H.R. 2117) On an amendment to require the Department of Education to formally outline a plan to protect federal student aid dollars from waste, fraud, and abuse Feb 28, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 76. (H.R. 2117) On an amendment to preserve the Department of Education’s ability to establish a national standard for the definition of a “credit hour” at colleges and universities eligible for federal student aid Feb 28, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 75. (H.R. 2117) On an amendment to preserve the ability of students to file a complaint against higher education institutions that do not maintain the integrity of their programs Feb 28, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 74. (H.Res. 563) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation that would overturn federal standards for college and universities that qualify for federal student aid Feb 28, 2012. Y N L
Roll Call 42. (H.R. 3581) On passage of a bill changing the way costs are estimated for federal programs providing loans and other forms of credit Feb 07, 2012. Y N L
Roll Call 41. (H.R. 3581) On an amendment to exempt loan programs for veterans and students from new accounting methods that would increase the programs’ estimated costs Feb 07, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 40. (H.R. 3581) On an amendment to establish a commission to study accounting methods that Congress could use to estimate the cost of federal credit programs Feb 07, 2012. N Y L
Roll Call 39. (H.Res. 539) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation changing the way costs are estimated for federal programs providing loans and other forms of credit Feb 07, 2012. Y N L
Roll Call 268. (H.R. 1473) Final passage of legislation funding federal government programs and agencies through September 2011, and cutting $39 billion from federal programs, including financial aid for low-income college students attending summer semesters, funding for high-speed rail travel, and foreign aid Apr 14, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 260. (H.R. 1473) Legislation funding federal government programs and agencies through September 2011, and cutting $39 billion from federal programs, including financial aid for low-income college students attending summer semesters, funding for high-speed rail travel, and foreign aid – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 13, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 259. (H.R. 1473) Legislation funding federal government programs and agencies through September 2011, and cutting $39 billion from federal programs, including financial aid for low-income college students attending summer semesters, funding for high-speed rail travel, and foreign aid – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Apr 13, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 146. (H.R. 1) On a motion that would have increased funding for Pell Grants by $39 million. (Pell Grants provide federal financial aid to low-income college students.) Feb 19, 2011. N Y L
Roll Call 145. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to enforce a law requiring Texas to maintain funding for education at 2010 levels or above in order to receive $830 million in federal aid for education. Feb 19, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 92. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for enforcing an Education Department regulation which withheld financial aid for career education programs that, according to critics (including the Obama administration), left students in debt and without the possibility of gainful employment. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 18, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 73. (H.R. 1) On an amendment increasing funding for state programs serving children with disabilities by $557 million, but cutting $337 million in funding for education grants to low-income school districts, and cutting $500 million in funding for grants to states to improve poorly-performing schools. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such bills are known as “continuing resolutions, or “CRs”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 39. (H.R. 1) Legislation funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Feb 15, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 38. (H.R. 1) Legislation funding the federal government through September 2011 and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for government programs, including food stamps (which provide nutritional assistance to the poor), community health centers, Pell Grants for low–income college students, and funding for state job training programs – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Feb 15, 2011. Y N L
Roll Call 518. (H.R. 1586) Final passage of legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees Aug 10, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 517. (H.R. 1586) Legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to this bill Aug 10, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 516. (H.R. 1586) Legislation providing $26 billion to states to prevent cuts in Medicaid coverage (the health insurance program for the poor) and layoffs of teachers and government employees – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to this bill Aug 10, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 430. (H.R. 4899) On an amendment to war funding legislation providing $37 billion for ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, $10 billion for an “Education Jobs Fund” to prevent teacher layoffs, $5 billion for Pell Grants, and $700 million for border security enforcement Jul 01, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 428. (H.R. 4899) On a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation providing $37 billion for ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, $10 billion to help local school districts prevent teacher layoffs, and $208 million for border security enforcement Jul 01, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 277. (H.R. 5325) Legislation authorizing $47 billion to be spent over three years on research intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research May 19, 2010. N Y L
Roll Call 142. (H.R. 3644) Passage of legislation authorizing funding for two programs intended to educate the public about water resources issues Mar 19, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 141. (H.R. 3644) Legislation authorizing funding for two programs intended to educate the public about water resources issues -- On a "motion to recommit with instructions" -- or an amendment to freeze federal spending on programs funded by the bill at 2010 levels Mar 19, 2010. Y N W
Roll Call 140. (H.R. 3644) Legislation authorizing funding for two programs intended to educate the public about water resources issues -- On an amendment to increase the amount of money authorized to be spent on both programs by 10% each year Mar 19, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 136. (H.R. 3644, H.R. 1612) A bill authorizing funding for two programs intended to educate the public about water resources issues, as well as a separate bill requiring the Interior Department to establish an office to coordinate Public Land Service Corps (PLSC) programs (The PLSC provides for youth volunteer opportunities in national parks) -- On the resolution setting time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills Mar 19, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 807. (H.R. 3585) On passage of legislation designed to identify and plan for solar technologies needs, and to provide (financial) resources to schools and laboratories for solar research and development Oct 22, 2009. Y Y W
Roll Call 719. (H.R.3221) On final passage of legislation providing that all new federal student loans be originated directly by the federal government rather than by private lenders issuing federally-guaranteed loans; the bill also authorized a new multi-billion-dollar federal construction program for K-12 schools, and for community colleges, and expanded federal student assistance grants and aid to historically black colleges. Sep 17, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 717. (H.R. 3221) On the Guthrie of Kentucky amendment that would have extended an existing government-guaranteed student loan program operated by financial institutions, rather than changing to one in which the government directly issues student loans; the amendment would also have removed a number of new educational spending programs from the bill, including one that greatly expanded federal funding for community colleges Sep 17, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 712. (H.R. 3221) On the Foxx of North Carolina amendment that would have eliminated a new twelve billion dollar program designed to reform, expand and improve the effectiveness of U.S. community colleges. Sep 17, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 711. (H.R. 3221) On the McMorris Rodgers of Washington amendment that would have prevented areas that received school construction funds in the economic stimulus package from receiving funds authorized by a new federal school construction program Sep 17, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 710. (H.R. 3221) On the Hoekstra of Michigan amendment that would have eliminated three new federal construction programs for elementary and secondary schools and community colleges Sep 17, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 703. (H. Res. 746) Legislation ending government-guaranteed education loans by third parties, and increasing the level of direct government education lending to students - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for considering the bill Sep 16, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 646. (H.R. 3293) On final passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Jul 24, 2009. Y Y W
Roll Call 644. (H.R. 3293) On the Wittman of Virginia amendment, which would have reduced the total in the bill providing 2010 fiscal year funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education by $803 million Jul 24, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 639. (H. Res. 673) Legislation providing 2010 fiscal year funding for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jul 24, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 397. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its previous approval of the Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which was designed to insure that $32 million of the funds in the bill for National Science Foundation education activities would be used for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities undergraduate program. Jun 18, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 260. (H.R. 2187) On the Kline of Minnesota amendment to change the title of the 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act to ‘‘A bill to saddle future generations with billions in debt” May 14, 2009. N N W
Roll Call 259. (H.R. 2187) On passage of the bill authorizing $6.4 billion in new grants and low-interest loans to local educational agencies for the construction, repair, modernization and “greening” of public educational facilities May 14, 2009. Y Y W
Roll Call 258. (H.R. 2187) A bill authorizing $6.4 billion in new grants and low-interest loans to local educational agencies for the construction, repair, modernization and “greening” of public educational facilities - - on the motion to allow the bill to take effect only so long as the federal deficit is below $500 billion May 14, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 255. ( H.R. 2187) On the Giffords of Arizona amendment to encourage schools receiving funds for projects under the Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act to educate their students about the projects May 14, 2009. Y Y W
Roll Call 249. ( H.R. 2187) On the Titus of Nevada amendment to establish a council to advise the Secretary of Education on green high-performing schools May 13, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 246. (H. Res. 427) A bill authorizing $6.4 billion in new grants and low-interest loans to local educational agencies for the construction, repair, modernization and “greening” of public educational facilities - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate on the bill. May 13, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 216. (S.Con. Res. 13) On agreeing to budget for fiscal year 2010 Apr 29, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 214. (H. Res. 37) The fiscal year 2010 budget - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate Apr 28, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 213. (H.Res.371) The fiscal year 2010 budget - - on waiving all points of order against the resolution setting the terms for debate Apr 28, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 212. (H.Res.365) The fiscal year 2010 budget - - on a procedural vote to allow the House to consider the resolution setting the terms for debate Apr 28, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 192. (H.Con. Res. 85) On passage of the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution. Apr 02, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 190. (H.Con. Res. 85) On approval of the fiscal year 2010 budget proposed by the Congressional Black Caucus Apr 02, 2009. N Y L
Roll Call 188. (H.Con. Res. 85) On approval of the fiscal year 2010 budget proposed by the Congressional Progressive Caucus Apr 02, 2009. N Y L
Roll Call 184. (H.Con. Res.316) The budget for fiscal year 2010 - - on agreeing to the resolution setting the terms for debate Apr 02, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 176. (H.Res. 305) The federal budget for fiscal year 2010-- on the resolution setting the terms for debate Apr 01, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 656. Shadegg of Arizona amendment that would cut the Innovation and Improvement account by $11 million/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 18, 2007. N N W
Roll Call 655. HR 3043. (Fiscal 2008 Labor-Health-Education spending) Foxx of North Carolina amendment that would increase special education grants while eliminating funding for “full service community schools”/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 18, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 653. HR 3043. (Fiscal 2008 Labor-Health-Education spending) Price of Georgia amendment that would increase teacher incentives funding by $21 million/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 18, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 647. HR 3043. (Fiscal 2008 Labor-Health-Education spending) Stearns of Florida amendment that would increase funding for certain educational programs by reducing grants to AmeriCorps/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 18, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 293. Reauthorization of the National Science Foundation (H.R. 1867)/Rep. Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) amendment to establish a program to help communicate NSF research results to the public May 02, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 282. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439)/Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-Mo.) amendment to allow Head Start grantees, due to inadequate funding, to negotiate to reduce the number of children enrolled in the program if it is necessary to maintain the quality of services May 02, 2007. Y Y W
Roll Call 280. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439)/Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) amendment to require that 50 percent of Head Start teachers nationwide have bachelor's degrees by 2011 May 02, 2007. N N W
Roll Call 278. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439)/ Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) amendment that would forgive student loans for teachers who agree to commit to the program for three years May 02, 2007. Y Y W
Roll Call 277. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439/ Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) amendment to establish a pilot program to allow eight states to take over the federally funded early-childhood program May 02, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 255. Providing new grant programs for early-career scientists and engineers (H.R. 363)/Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) amendment to authorize $281 million in scholarships for undergraduates specializing in science, technology, engineering or math Apr 24, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 249. Providing for consideration of a bill to authorize new grant programs for early-career scientists and engineers (H. Res. 318)/On adoption of the rules package Apr 24, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 248. Providing for consideration of a bill to authorize $1.5 billion in scholarships and continuing education for math and science teachers (H. Res. 327)/On adoption of the rules package Apr 24, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 210. H. Con. Res. 99 (Fiscal 2008 Budget Resolution), Woolsey of California substitute amendment offering an alternative budget resolution authored by the Congressional Progressive Caucus/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 29, 2007. N Y L
Roll Call 209. Fiscal 2008 budget resolution (H. Con. Res.), Kilpatrick of Michigan substitute amendment offering an alternative budget resolution authored by the Congressional Black Caucus/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 29, 2007. N Y L
Roll Call 72. Fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government (H. J. Res. 20)/On passage Jan 31, 2007. Y Y W
Roll Call 71. Fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government (H. J. Res. 20)/Motion to recommit to the Appropriations Committee with instructions to cut more than $500 million for various projects and increase funding by $275 million for military housing, $50 million to combat illicit drugs, $86 million for military construction and family housing and direct $178 million toward deficit reduction Jan 31, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 70. Fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government (H. J. Res. 20)/Democratic motion to table (kill) an appeal to the ruling of the chair against a Republican point of order against the bill on grounds that it violates House rules Jan 31, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 69. Fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government (H. J. Res. 20)/Motion to table (kill) the motion to reconsider Jan 31, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 68. Fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government (H. J. Res. 20)/Question of consideration Jan 31, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 67. Rules for consideration (H. Res. 116) of the fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government/On passage of the rule Jan 31, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 66. Rules for consideration (H. Res. 116) of the fiscal 2007 continuing resolution to fund the federal government/Motion to order the previous question (end debate and prohibit amendment) Jan 31, 2007. Absent Y W
Roll Call 31. College Student Relief Act (H.R. 5)/Motion to recommit with instructions to apply the subsidized interest rate reductions only to graduates earning less than $65,000 annually and to active-duty military personnel Jan 17, 2007. Y N W
Roll Call 30. Outlining rules for debate (H. Res. 65) on the College Student Relief Act (H.R. 5)/On adoption of the resolution Jan 17, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 29. Outlining rules for debate (H. Res. 65) on the College Student Relief Act (H.R. 5)/Ordering the previous question (end debate and possibility of amendment) Jan 17, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 88. H. Con. Res. 95. Budget/Vote on Final Passage of Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2006. Mar 17, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 87. H. Con. Res. 95. Budget/Vote on Amendment to Replace Republican-Drafted Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Resolution with Budget Reflecting Democratic Priorities. Mar 17, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 85. H. Con. Res. 95. Budget/Vote on Amendment to Replace Republican-Drafted Budget with Budget Reflecting Priorities of Congressional Black Caucus Mar 17, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 82. H. Con. Res. 95. Budget/Vote on Amendment to Increase Spending in Fiscal Year 2006 Budget in Areas of Education, Health Care, Veterans Needs, Homeland Security, the Environment and Infrastructure, and to Decrease Tax Benefits for People Earning More Than $1 Million. Mar 17, 2005. Absent Y L
Roll Call 79. H. Res. 154. Budget/Procedural Vote on the Governing Rule for H. Con. Res. 95, the Bill to Set the United States Government Budget for Fiscal 2006. Mar 16, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 78. H. Res. 154. Budget/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of the Rule Governing H. Con. Res. 95, the Bill to Set the United States Government Budget for Fiscal 2006. Mar 16, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 48. H.R. 27. Jobs/Vote on Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 47. H.R. 27. Jobs/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit to Committee with Instructions a Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 44. H.R. 27. Jobs/Vote on Amendment to Remove All Provisions Relating to Youth from the Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs Mar 02, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 42. H.Res. 126. Jobs/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 27, a Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 16. H. Con. Res. 36. Gay Rights/Military Recruitment/Vote Expressing Congress's Continued Support for Solomon Amendment-Law that Permits Withholding of Federal Funding from Universities Which, Due to the Military's Policy of Discriminating Against Gays and Lesbians, Do Not Permit Military Recruitment on Their Campuses. Feb 02, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 88. H. Con. Res. 393. Fiscal 2005 Budget Resolution/Vote on the Congressional Black Caucus' Version of the Budget Resolution Which Would Reduce Previously-Enacted Tax Cuts to Wealthy Individuals and Increase Funding for Domestic Spending Priorities such as Education and Health Care. Mar 25, 2004. N Y L
Roll Call 350. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Vote to Prevent Sanctions Against Under-Performing Schools If Those Schools Did Not Receive Full-Funding As Outlined by President Bush's No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 348. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Protest Vote Against Spending Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Education and Other Domestic Programs. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 347. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Protest Vote Against Spending Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Education and Other Domestic Programs. Jul 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 341. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund Education in 2004. Jul 09, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 338. H.R. 2211. Teacher Training/Protest Vote Against Republican Tactics of Failing to Provide the Level of Education Funding Authorized by Congress. Jul 09, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 337. H.R. 438. Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers/Protest Vote Against Republican Tactics of Failing to Provide the Level of Education Funding Authorized by Congress. Jul 09, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 154. H.R. 1350. Special Education Reauthorization/Passage of a Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund the Individuals With Disabilities in Education Act. Apr 30, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 152. H.R. 1350. Special Education Reauthorization/Vote to Provide Disabled Students with Vouchers to Attend Private Schools. Apr 30, 2003. Y N W
Roll Call 151. H.R. 1350. Special Education Reauthorization/Vote to Provide Public Tax-Dollars to Private Schools to Create Special Education Programs for Disabled Students. Apr 30, 2003. Y N W
Roll Call 149. H.R. 1350. Special Education Reauthorization/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill Which Fails to Fully-Fund the Individuals With Disabilities in Education Act. Apr 30, 2003. Close Vote Absent N L
Roll Call 17. H J Res 2. Fiscal 2003 Appropriations/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Highest Possible Funding Levels for Veterans' Medical Care, Homeland Security, Education, and Health Programs During Conference Committee Negotiations with the Senate. Jan 29, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 436. Sense of the House Resolution/Vote to Table (Kill) a Measure Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Complete Its Work on the 2003 Labor, Health, and Human Services (Labor/HHS) Spending Bill. Oct 02, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 433. Sense of the House Resolution/Vote to Table (Kill) a Measure Expressing the Sense of the House that Congress Should Fully-Fund Education as Required By Law. Oct 02, 2002. Y N L
Roll Call 303. HR 4866. Amending the Higher Education Act/Protest Vote Against Republicans' Strong Arm Tactics in Debate On the Higher Education Act. Jul 16, 2002. Y N W
Roll Call 168. HR 4737. Reauthorizing Welfare/Vote on Democratic Version of Bill Designed to Ease Restrictions on Welfare Benefits. May 16, 2002. Absent Y L