Scorecard, 117th Congress (2021-2022)

Legend: = supports NRF's position; = opposes NRF's position; = absent; blank = no data;
Name H.Res.
601
SCONRES
14
H.R.
3684
HR
7
S.
420
Baldwin, Tammy S. (D-Wisconsin)
Barrasso, John A. (R-Wyoming)
Bennet, Michael F. (D-Colorado)
Blackburn, Marsha W. (R-Tennessee)
Blumenthal, Richard (D-Connecticut)
Blunt, Roy D. (R-Missouri)
Booker, Cory A. (D-New Jersey)
Boozman, John N. (R-Arkansas)
Braun, Michael K. (R-Indiana)
Brown, Sherrod C. (D-Ohio)
Burr, Richard M. (R-North Carolina)
Cantwell, Maria E. (D-Washington)
Capito, Shelley Moore (R-West Virginia)
Cardin, Benjamin L. (D-Maryland)
Carper, Thomas R. (D-Delaware)
Casey, Robert P. (D-Pennsylvania)
Cassidy, William M. (R-Louisiana)
Collins, Susan M. (R-Maine)
Coons, Christopher A. (D-Delaware)
Cornyn, John (R-Texas)
Cortez Masto, Catherine M. (D-Nevada)
Cotton, Thomas B. (R-Arkansas)
Cramer, Kevin J. (R-North Dakota)
Crapo, Michael D. (R-Idaho)
Cruz, Rafael Edward (R-Texas)
Daines, Steven D. (R-Montana)
Duckworth, Ladda Tammy (D-Illinois)
Durbin, Richard J. (D-Illinois)
Ernst, Joni K. (R-Iowa)
Feinstein, Dianne G. (D-California)
Fischer, Debra (R-Nebraska)
Gillibrand, Kirsten E. (D-New York)
Graham, Lindsey O. (R-South Carolina)
Grassley, Charles E. (R-Iowa)
Hagerty, Bill (R-Tennessee)
Hassan, Margaret Wood (D-New Hampshire)
Hawley, Joshua D. (R-Missouri)
Heinrich, Martin T. (D-New Mexico)
Hickenlooper, John (D-Colorado)
Hirono, Mazie K. (D-Hawaii)
Hoeven, John H. (R-North Dakota)
Hyde-Smith, Cindy (R-Mississippi)
Inhofe, James M. (R-Oklahoma)
Johnson, Ronald H. (R-Wisconsin)
Kaine, Timothy M. (D-Virginia)
Kelly, Mark (D-Arizona)
Kennedy, John N. (R-Louisiana)
King, Angus S. (I-Maine)
Klobuchar, Amy J. (D-Minnesota)
Lankford, James P. (R-Oklahoma)
Leahy, Patrick J. (D-Vermont)
Lee, Michael S. (R-Utah)
Lujan, Ben Ray (D-New Mexico)
Lummis, Cynthia (R-Wyoming)
Manchin, Joseph (D-West Virginia)
Markey, Edward J. (D-Massachusetts)
Marshall, Roger W. (R-Kansas)
McConnell, Addison Mitchell (R-Kentucky)
Menendez, Robert (D-New Jersey)
Merkley, Jeffrey A. (D-Oregon)
Moran, Gerald W. (R-Kansas)
Murkowski, Lisa (R-Alaska)
Murphy, Christopher S. (D-Connecticut)
Murray, Patricia L. (D-Washington)
Ossoff, Jonathan (D-Georgia)
Padilla, Alex (D-California)
Paul, Randal H. (R-Kentucky)
Peters, Gary C. (D-Michigan)
Portman, Robert J. (R-Ohio)
Reed, John F. (D-Rhode Island)
Risch, James E. (R-Idaho)
Romney, Willard Mitt (R-Utah)
Rosen, Jacklyn S. (D-Nevada)
Rounds, Marion Michael (R-South Dakota)
Rubio, Marco A. (R-Florida)
Sanders, Bernard (I-Vermont)
Sasse, Benjamin E. (R-Nebraska)
Schatz, Brian E. (D-Hawaii)
Schumer, Charles E. (D-New York)
Scott, Richard L. (R-Florida)
Scott, Timothy E. (R-South Carolina)
Shaheen, Cynthia Jeanne (D-New Hampshire)
Shelby, Richard C. (R-Alabama)
Sinema, Kyrsten (D-Arizona)
Smith, Tina F. (D-Minnesota)
Stabenow, Deborah A. (D-Michigan)
Sullivan, Daniel S. (R-Alaska)
Tester, Jon (D-Montana)
Thune, John R. (R-South Dakota)
Tillis, Thomas R. (R-North Carolina)
Toomey, Patrick J. (R-Pennsylvania)
Tuberville, Tommy (R-Alabama)
Van Hollen, Christopher J. (D-Maryland)
Warner, Mark R. (D-Virginia)
Warnock, Raphael (D-Georgia)
Warren, Elizabeth A. (D-Massachusetts)
Whitehouse, Sheldon (D-Rhode Island)
Wicker, Roger F. (R-Mississippi)
Wyden, Ronald L. (D-Oregon)
Young, Todd C. (R-Indiana)

H.Res. 601 On Agreeing to the Resolution -- Providing for consideration of (H.R. 4) John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act; providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to (H.R. 3684) Infrastructure (8/24/2021)

NRF is strongly opposed to raising the corporate tax rate to offset the costs of the recently released $3.5 trillion budget resolution. Raising the corporate rate to 28 percent would once again make the U.S. corporate tax rate among the highest in the industrialized world, which is a disincentive to investment in the United States and would impose further harm to a U.S. economy that continues to struggle recovering from the pandemic. Retailers are high effective taxpayers and utilize few of the tax incentives or credits in the Internal Revenue Code. If retailers have to pay a higher rate, it would result in a loss of jobs, closing of stores, and inability to invest in expanded e-commerce capability needed to compete in the post-pandemic marketplace. A recent EY study confirms the negative impacts to the economy, finding that a 28 percent corporate rate would 
lead to the loss of 750,000 to 850,000 jobs and declines in GDP and wages. Read NRF's Key Vote letter here. NRF POSITION: OPPOSE

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SCONRES 14 On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 14 -- S. Con. Res. 14, As Amended (8/11/2021)

NRF is strongly opposed to raising the corporate tax rate to offset the costs of the recently released $3.5 trillion budget resolution. Raising the corporate rate to 28 percent would once again make the U.S. corporate tax rate among the highest in the industrialized world, which is a disincentive to investment in the United States and would impose further harm to a U.S. economy that continues to struggle recovering from the pandemic. Retailers are high effective taxpayers and utilize few of the tax incentives or credits in the Internal Revenue Code. If retailers have to pay a higher rate, it would result in a loss of jobs, closing of stores, and inability to invest in expanded e-commerce capability needed to compete in the post-pandemic marketplace. A recent EY study confirms the negative impacts to the economy, finding that a 28 percent corporate rate would 
lead to the loss of 750,000 to 850,000 jobs and declines in GDP and wages. Read NRF's Key Vote letter here. NRF POSITION: OPPOSE

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H.R. 3684 On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3684 -- H.R. 3684, As Amended (8/10/2021)

H.R. 3684 would address the decades of underinvestment in the nation’s freight infrastructure — particularly segments such as highways that rely on public funding. The inclusion of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act and the Surface Transportation Investment Act, as well as funding for new service and repairs for freight rail, is critical for the transport of goods and delivery to consumers. In addition, funding for the deployment and improved access of broadband is vital as digital goods and services are intrinsically woven into the future of retail. Other provisions, include the truck driver apprentice pilot program, port modernization to address massive congestion issues, and a focus on sustainability efforts. Read the Key Vote Letter here. NRF POSITION: SUPPORT

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HR 7 On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 7 -- Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Motion to Proceed to H.R. 7 (6/8/2021)

Retailers believe that employees should be compensated equitably and without discrimination. However, this legislation will significantly limit legitimate, non-discriminatory pay differences and provide for unlimited compensatory and punitive damages in certain instances. H.R. 7 limits employers’ flexibility to compensate its employees based on a wide variety of factors, including differences based on geography, expertise, and management responsibilities. Unfortunately, this legislation creates additional uncertainty and opportunities for frivolous litigation. Click here to read NRF's Key Vote Letter. NRF POSITION: OPPOSE

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S. 420, Protecting the Right to Organize Act -- Co-Sponsorship

Strips away workers’ free choice in union elections and their privacy rights, interferes with employers’ ability to secure legal advice on complex labor matters, expands joint employer liability, prohibits the use of arbitration for employment matters, and strips away “secondary boycott” protections among other provisions. NRF Position: OPPOSE

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