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Sen. Mark Warner

Sen. Mark Warner

Democrat, Virginia
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Office Phone: 202-224-5141
Committees:
Intelligence
Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Budget
Finance
Rules and Administration
DISTRICT SNAPSHOT
Among children in this district:
14.0% of children are in poverty
14.6% of children under 6 are in poverty
6.1% of children are in extreme poverty
10.6% are food insecure
5.1% lack health insurance

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

Warner on Child Poverty

  • voted against H.R.1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which provided for tax cuts that disporportionately favor wealthy individuals and corporations. The bill is projected to add $1.5 trillion to the national debt over ten years, which could lead to future cuts to important social safety net programs. The bill also repeals the individual health insurance mandate established under the Affordable Care Act, jeopardizing health insurance coverage for millions of people.

  • co-sponsored S.1371, the Working Families Tax Relief Act, which would increase the amount of the child tax credit and the portion of the credit that is refundable.

  • Warner 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.1370, the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, which extended funding for the government by four weeks and retroactively funded CHIP for the first half of fiscal year 2018.

  • voted against H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act, which would have repealed Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, repealed the individual and employer health care mandates, and otherwise modified the private health insurance market.

  • 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.1354, the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act, which would establish a fund to provide for state individual market stabilization reinsurance programs.

  • co-sponsored S.1462, the Marketplace Certainty Act, which would amend the Affordable Care Act to gradually reduce subsidy payments to insurance companies.



  • co-sponsored S.1976, the Increasing Access to Care Act, which would allow all individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market to purchase bare bones plans.

  • Warner on Child Welfare

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Child Welfare. To learn more visit MarkWarner or call this member’s office at http://twitter.com/MarkWarner.

    Warner on Youth Justice

  • voted against the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General,, the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, which CDF opposed due to Jeff Sessions’ poor record on civil rights and criminal justice.

  • Warner on Gun Violence Prevention

  • co-sponsored S.2009, the Background Check Expansion Act, which would require background checks for every firearm sale.

  • Warner on Housing

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Housing. To learn more visit MarkWarner or call this member’s office at http://twitter.com/MarkWarner.

    Warner on Nutrition


    Warner on Early Childhood Development

    We couldn’t find any action this member has taken on Early Childhood. To learn more visit MarkWarner or call this member’s office at http://twitter.com/MarkWarner.

    Warner on Education

  • voted against the confirmation of Betsy Devos as Secretary of Education,, the confirmation of Betsy Devos as Secretary of Education, which CDF opposed due to concerns about Devos’s experience and her demonstrated opposition to robust enforcement of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Title IX.

  • voted against H.J.RES.57, the resolution that nullified a Department of Education rule providing for federal standards for states implementing plans to meet the needs of historically marginalized groups under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

  • co-sponsored S.1814, the Middle STEP Act, which would provide support for the development of middle school career exploration programs linked to career and technical education programs of study.

  • co-sponsored S.2572, the Safe Schools Improvement Act, which would require local educational agencties to establish anti-bullying policies and prohibit bullying based on race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.

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