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S. 1861 - Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011

S. 1861 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011
Sponsor
Richard Blumenthal
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Labor and employment
    • Adult education and literacy
    • Disability and paralysis
    • Education programs funding
    • Employment and training programs
    • Government trust funds
    • Poverty and welfare assistance
    • State and local government operations
    • Unemployment
    • Vocational education
    • Wages and earnings
    • Youth employment and child labor
    Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced11/15/2011
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced11/15/2011
    11/15/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $504,660
    $7,166,710
    $893,441
    $449,450
    $1,305,045
    $354,158
    $38,900
    $10,712,364
    $0
    37 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011

    37 organizations supported this bill

    9to5
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    American Association of University Women
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Association for Career and Technical Education
    Alisha (ACTE) (2011, November 21). ACTE Supports Pathways Back to Work Act. Retrieved October 17, 2012, from ACTE.
    Center for Women Policy Studies
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Commission on Adult Basic Education
    Taylor, Jackie (2011, December 20). Information Technology Solutions. Retrieved October 17, 2012, from COABE.
    Community Action Partnership
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Direct Care Alliance
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Fem 2.0
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Feminist Majority Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Legal Momentum
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Media Equity Collaborative
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    MomsRising
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Coalition for Literacy
    Fern, Ellen & Taylor, Jackie (2011, December 19). December Public Policy Advocacy Updates. Retrieved October 17, 2012, from NCLA.
    National Coalition of Women of Color in Construction
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Coalition On Women, Jobs, And Job Training
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). Sign-On Letter. Retrieved October 17, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Council of Jewish Women
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Council of La Raza
    Singley, Catherine (2011, December 2). Young Latinos in the Workforce: Monthly Latino Employment Report. Retrieved October 17, 2012, from NCLR.
    National Council of Women's Organizations
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Employment Law Project
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Skills Coalition
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Transitional Jobs Network
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Women's Conference Committee
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Women's Law Center
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    National Women's Political Caucus
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Network, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Public Justice Center
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Turning Anger Into Change
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    United Methodist Women
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Wider Opportunities for Women
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Women Donors Network
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Women's Foundation of California
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    Women's Law Project
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.
    YWCA USA
    undersigned organizations (2011, December 9). NCWJJ Letter to Senators and Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from WOW Online.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$25,750$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$25,600$0
    John BarrassoRWY$2,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$110,800$0
    Mark BegichDAK$22,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$58,450$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$20,200$0
    Roy BluntRMO$13,100$0
    John BoozmanRAR$11,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,262,472$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$44,456$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$479,484$0
    Richard BurrRNC$2,500$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,027$0
    Ben CardinDMD$83,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$26,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$47,663$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,200$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$7,050$0
    Tom CoburnROK$1,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$4,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$168,452$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$21,400$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,100$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$29,450$0
    John CornynRTX$63,475$0
    Mike CrapoRID$11,400$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$2,951$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$50,475$0
    Mike EnziRWY$4,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$248,871$0
    Al FrankenDMN$59,618$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,387,590$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$15,400$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$67,250$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$537,399$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$69,023$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$87,850$0
    Dean HellerRNV$17,450$0
    John HoevenRND$2,400$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$9,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$3,900$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$22,850$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,350$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,900$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$30,498$0
    John F. KerryDMA$128,084$0
    Mark KirkRIL$18,050$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$273,621$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$212,410$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$16,250$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,025$0
    Mike LeeRUT$10,350$0
    Carl LevinDMI$31,171$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$9,700$0
    Dick LugarRIN$8,450$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,550$0
    John McCainRAZ$30,600$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,277,060$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$100,150$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$100,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$55,307$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$103,417$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,800$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$509,014$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$23,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$78,950$0
    Rand PaulRKY$3,900$0
    Rob PortmanROH$3,700$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$11,250$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$155,850$0
    Jim RischRID$1,050$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$49,350$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$42,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$22,480$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,650$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$87,153$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$3,350$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$847,070$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$464,704$0
    Jon TesterDMT$224,117$0
    John ThuneRSD$33,335$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$15,833$0
    Mark UdallDCO$65,678$0
    Tom UdallDNM$54,532$0
    David VitterRLA$10,700$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$84,750$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,699$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$21,250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$49,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$2,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$25,750$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$25,600$0
    John BarrassoRWY$2,000$0
    Max BaucusDMT$110,800$0
    Mark BegichDAK$22,600$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$58,450$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$20,200$0
    Roy BluntRMO$13,100$0
    John BoozmanRAR$11,300$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,262,472$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$44,456$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$479,484$0
    Richard BurrRNC$2,500$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$129,027$0
    Ben CardinDMD$83,250$0
    Tom CarperDDE$26,400$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$47,663$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,200$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$7,050$0
    Tom CoburnROK$1,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$4,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$168,452$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$21,400$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$9,100$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$29,450$0
    John CornynRTX$63,475$0
    Mike CrapoRID$11,400$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$2,951$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$50,475$0
    Mike EnziRWY$4,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$248,871$0
    Al FrankenDMN$59,618$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,387,590$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$15,400$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$67,250$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$537,399$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$69,023$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$87,850$0
    Dean HellerRNV$17,450$0
    John HoevenRND$2,400$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$9,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$3,900$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$22,850$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$13,350$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$1,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,900$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$30,498$0
    John F. KerryDMA$128,084$0
    Mark KirkRIL$18,050$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$273,621$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$212,410$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$16,250$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$8,025$0
    Mike LeeRUT$10,350$0
    Carl LevinDMI$31,171$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$9,700$0
    Dick LugarRIN$8,450$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$13,550$0
    John McCainRAZ$30,600$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,277,060$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$100,150$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$100,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$55,307$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$103,417$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$6,250$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,800$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$509,014$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$23,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$78,950$0
    Rand PaulRKY$3,900$0
    Rob PortmanROH$3,700$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$11,250$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$13,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$155,850$0
    Jim RischRID$1,050$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$49,350$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$42,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$22,480$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$3,650$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$87,153$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$3,350$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$847,070$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$6,200$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$464,704$0
    Jon TesterDMT$224,117$0
    John ThuneRSD$33,335$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$15,833$0
    Mark UdallDCO$65,678$0
    Tom UdallDNM$54,532$0
    David VitterRLA$10,700$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$84,750$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$26,699$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$21,250$0
    Ron WydenDOR$49,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$7,166,710
    Home care services$1,305,045
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
    Education$504,660
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$354,158
    Human Rights$38,900

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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