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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

2009-SR67 on Mar 5, 2009

Bill Sponsorship: bill favoring school breakfast for low-income kids
Source: SR67&HRes210
    A resolutix`on expressing the sense of the Senate that providing breakfast in schools through the national school breakfast program has a positive impact on the lives and classroom performance of low-income children.
  • Recognizes the positive effect the National School Breakfast Program has had on children's classroom performance and the lives of low-income children and families.
  • Expresses strong support for states that have successfully implemented school breakfast programs and encourages all states to improve their programs.
  • Recognizes:
    1. the importance of providing states with resources to improve the availability of adequate and nutritious breakfasts;
    2. the role nonprofit and community organizations play in increasing awareness of, and access to, breakfast programs for low-income children; and
    3. hat National School Breakfast Week helps draw attention to the need for, and success of, the National School Breakfast Program.


    • Topic: Welfare & Poverty
    • Headline: Support school breakfast for low-income children
    • Headline 2: Sponsored bill favoring school breakfast for low-income kids

    • Key for participation codes:
    • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
    • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
    • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
    • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
    • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



    Democrats participating in 2009-SR67

    Joe Baca s1sCalifornia Democratic Challenger 
    Tammy Baldwin s1sWI Democratic Challenger 
    Evan Bayh s1sIN Former Democratic Senator 
    Mark Begich s1sAK Democratic Jr Senator 
    Michael Bennet s1sCO Democratic Jr Senator 
    Sanford Bishop s1sGeorgia Democrat 
    Earl Blumenauer s1sOregon Democrat 
    Corrine Brown s1sFlorida Democrat 
    Roland Burris s1sIL Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2010) 
    Andre Carson s1sIndiana Democrat 
    Bob Casey s1sPA Democratic Sr Senator; previously state treasurer 
    Kathy Castor s1sFlorida Democrat 
    Travis Childers s1sMississippi Democrat (until 2010) 
    Kathy Dahlkemper s1sPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010) 
    Danny Davis s1sIllinois Democrat 
    Chris Dodd s1sCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
    Richard Durbin s1sIL Democratic Sr Senator 
    Russell Feingold s2pPOTUS Democrat 
    Bob Filner s1sCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
    Kirsten Gillibrand s1sNew York Democrat 
    Raul Grijalva s1sArizona Democrat 
    Luis Gutierrez s1sIllinois Democrat 
    Phil Hare s1sIllinois Democrat (until 2010) 
    Stephanie Herseth s1sSouth Dakota Democratic (until 2010) 
    Maurice Hinchey s1sNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
    Mike Honda s1sCalifornia Democrat 
    Jesse Louis Jackson s1sIllinois Democrat (Resigned 2013) 
    Eddie Bernice Johnson s1sTexas Democrat 
    Steve Kagen s1sWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
    John Kerry s1sMA Democratic Sr Senator 
    Dale Kildee s1sMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
    Carolyn Kilpatrick s1sMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
    Ron Kind s1sWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
    Larry Kissell s1sNorth Carolina Democrat 
    Herbert Kohl s1sWI Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
    Dennis Kucinich s1sOhio Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
    Barbara Lee s1sCalifornia Democrat 
    Sander Levin s1sMichigan Democrat 
    John Lewis s1sGeorgia Democrat 
    Ben Ray Lujan s1sNew Mexico Democrat 
    Carolyn Maloney s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
    Eric Massa s1sNew York Democrat (until 2010) 
    Jim McDermott s1sWashington Democrat 
    Dennis Moore s1sKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
    Gwen Moore s2pWisconsin Democrat 
    Eleanor Holmes Norton s1sDistrict of Columbia Democrat 
    David Obey s1sWisconsin Democrat (until 2010) 
    Charles Rangel s1sNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
    Bobby Scott s1sVirginia Democrat 
    Jose Serrano s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
    Albio Sires s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
    Zack Space s1sOhio Democrat (until 2010) 
    Pete Stark s1sCalifornia Democrat 
    Ed Towns s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
    Robert Wexler s1sFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 



    Republicans participating in 2009-SR67

    Saxby Chambliss s1sGA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
    Don Young s1sAlaska Republican 



    Independents participating in 2009-SR67

    Michael Castle s1sDE 2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep. 
    Bernie Sanders s1sVermont Independent 
    Joe Sestak s1sPA 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. 



    Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

    Democrats: 55
    Republicans: 2
    Independents: 3


















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