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November 25, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 4154 - Permanent Estate Tax Relief for Families, Farmers, and Small Businesses Act of 2009
November 25, 2009Press Item
Tomorrow, we gather with our friends and families to give thanks for our blessings as citizens of this great nation.
November 28, 2009Press Item
I applaud Prime Minister Netanyahu's announcement of Israeli plans to suspend new settlement construction in the West Bank.
November 20, 2009Press Item
Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid worked Thursday to nail down the votes needed to move to a final debate on health-care legislation, but a tepid assessment of the public insurance plan he crafted emerged as the latest potential obstacle to the passage of the far-reaching changes...
November 19, 2009Press Item
After months of maneuvering, the Senate stands at the brink of a historic battle over health care with President Barack Obama and his allies on one side and Republicans, outnumbered but unflinching, on the other...
November 19, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed:H.R. 2781 - To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, H.R. 3961 - Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009; 3 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
November 20, 2009Press Item
As hundreds of Democrats erupted in thunderous applause when the House healthcare bill crossed the 218-vote threshold, a group of conservative Blue Dog Democrats who opposed the bill sat silently in the center of the chamber.
November 19, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act 243 to 183, legislation that repeals a 21 percent fee reduction scheduled for January 2010, and replaces the physician payment formula. The bill also includes statutory PAYGO legislation.
November 19, 2009Press Item
Today, we have the chance to vote for health care our seniors can count on, and a fiscal future all Americans can have faith in.
November 18, 2009Press Item
Every day, we and our families live under the blanket of protection provided by America’s firefighters—men and women who are willing to risk their lives to safeguard us, our loved ones, and our property.
November 18, 2009The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 3791 - Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2009 (Rep. Mitchell – Science and Technology, 5 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules, 3 Postponed Suspension Votes
November 18, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 2781 - To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, H.R. 3961 - Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009
November 19, 2009Press Item
Today, House Republicans held a meeting of the Republican Economic Solutions Group to discuss their “ideas to reinvigorate the economy and create jobs.”
November 17, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 3791 - Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2009
November 16, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Possible Consideration of a Motion to Go To Conference on H.R. 2847 – Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
November 17, 2009Press Item
Statutory “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) is a primary focus of the Democratic Congress and a priority of President Obama’s.
November 17, 2009Press Item
House Democrats recognize the hardship facing millions of Americans during this recession, and have worked with President Obama to help create jobs and address the economic downturn.
November 16, 2009The Nightly Whip
Passed: 5 Suspension Bills