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Sen. Doug Jones

Sen. Doug Jones

Democrat, Alabama
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Office Phone: 202-225-6316
Committees:
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

DISTRICT SNAPSHOT
Among children in this district:
24.6% of children are in poverty
28.3% of children under 6 are in poverty
10.1% of children are in extreme poverty
16.5% are food insecure
3.1% lack health insurance

Sources: 2017 Annual Community Survey, US Dept. of Agriculture

Jones on Child Poverty

We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Poverty. To learn more visit www.jones.senate.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-6316.

Jones on Child Health

  • voted for H.R.195, the HEALTHY KIDS Act, which extended funding for the federal government by three weeks and extended CHIP for six years.

  • voted for H.R.1892, the Bipartisan Budget Act, which extended CHIP for four additional years, funded a home visiting program for new mothers, funded community health centers, and modified funding and eligibilty requirements for foster care prevention services.

  • co-sponsored S.1112, the Maternal Health Accountability Act, which would support states in improving outcomes for mothers during pregnancy.

  • co-sponsored S.1545, the SAME Act, which would provide enhanced federal funding to every state that expands Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, regardless of when the expansion takes place.

  • co-sponsored S.1827, the KIDS Act, which would extend CHIP funding for five years.

  • co-sponsored S.3330, the Medicare and Medicaid Protection Act, which would modify the rules of the Senate to ensure that legislation reducing funding levels for Medicaid or decreasing health benefits would require 60, rather than 50, votes for passage.

  • co-sponsored S.3363, the Maternal CARE Act, which would provide grants to states to reduce infant mortality rates and to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes.

  • Jones on Child Welfare

  • co-sponsored S.684, the National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act, which would establish a national, research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents.

  • co-sponsored S.2961, the Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act, which would increase funding to improve outcomes for children who have been abused.

  • Jones on Youth Justice

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Juvenile Justice. To learn more visit www.jones.senate.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-6316.

    Jones on Gun Violence Prevention

  • co-sponsored S.2492, the NICS Denial Notification Act, which would increase criminal enforcement of attempted gun purchases by prohibited individuals.

  • Jones on Housing

  • co-sponsored S.3231, the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act, which would establish a task force to study the impact that a lack of affordable housing has on life and life outcomes for people in the United States.

  • Jones on Nutrition

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Nutrition. To learn more visit www.jones.senate.gov or call this member’s office at 202-225-6316.

    Jones on Early Childhood Development

  • co-sponsored S.1690, the CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act, which would reauthorize a program that provides campus-based child care for parents in college.

  • Jones on Education

  • co-sponsored S.2495, the STOP School Violence Act, which would reauthorize a grant program for school security to train local law enforcement, school personnel, and students and to develop an anonymous reporting system for violent threats at school.

  • co-sponsored S.2584, the Student Non-Discrimination Act, which would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity of a student or a person associated with that student in any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

  • co-sponsored S.3185, the Addressing Teacher Shortages Act, which would provide grants to low-income school systems to hire and train teachers or to support teacher retention.

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