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September 9, 2009Press Item
Members of Congress paid tribute to the many Americans who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 at the September 11th Congressional Remembrance Ceremony today.
September 9, 2009Press Item
The motive behind community schools is a simple one: getting every child in America the education he or she deserves.
September 8, 2009Press Item
Over the past month, Democrats made a concerted effort to engage their constituents on the critical issue of health care reform, holding more than 1000 health care events.
September 4, 2009Press Item
This month’s job losses continue a pattern of improvement: in fact, August was the month with the fewest job losses in a year.
September 3, 2009Press Item
After spending weeks on the defensive in the fight over his top legislative priority, President Obama will attempt to regain the initiative in the health-care debate with an address to a joint session of Congress next Wednesday night. President Obama and top aides have quietly stepped up talks with moderate Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine on a scaled-back health care bill...
September 3, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 965 - Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act
September 2, 2009Press Item
In case you missed it, we wanted to be sure you saw today’s story in the Wall Street Journal about the positive effect the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is having on the economy.
September 2, 2009Press Item
This time, the President is going to be specific. Next week, President Obama is going to give Democrats a health care plan they can begin to sell. President Obama is planning for “a new season” of more hands-on advocacy for his troubled domestic priority, an overhaul of the health care system, according to his advisers...
September 3, 2009Press Item
This Saturday marks the 200th day since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, legislation designed to end the economic crisis inherited by the Obama Administration.
September 1, 2009Press Item
STUDY: Using Clinical Information To Project Federal Health Care Spending...
September 2, 2009Press Item
Government efforts to funnel hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy appear to be helping the U.S. climb out of the worst recession in decades.
September 2, 2009Press Item
$2 billion in Recovery Act funds has already moved out to state governments and community organizations to fund weatherization programs that improve the energy-efficiency of low-income homes.
September 1, 2009Press Item
Over $369 million in Recovery Act funds has already been put to work improving rural water systems to help ensure families have access to clean water.
September 1, 2009Press Item
Over $369 million in Recovery Act funds has already been put to work improving rural water systems to help ensure families have access to clean water.
August 28, 2009Press Item
With a virtual civil war raging over parts of President Obama's healthcare agenda, the smoke of battle has obscured a surprising fact: Democrats and Republicans actually agree on a bundle of proposals that could make medical insurance better for millions of Americans. Democrats in the Congress hope to pass President Barack Obama’s overhaul of the country's $2.5 trillion healthcare system amid mounting public skepticism and unified opposition from Republicans...
August 31, 2009Press Item
$1.2 billion in Recovery Act funds will help hospitals and health care providers implement and use electronic health records.
August 31, 2009Press Item
$1.2 billion in Recovery Act funds will help hospitals and health care providers implement and use electronic health records.
August 31, 2009Press Item
President Obama's supporters hope to recapture the energy of last year's triumphant election campaign in a bid to regain control of the health-care debate, planning more than 2,000 house parties, rallies and town hall meetings across the country over the next two weeks. Medicare beneficiaries would often have to pay higher premiums for prescription drug coverage, but many would see their total drug spending decline...
August 28, 2009Press Item
This summer, Recovery Act funds were used to begin or accelerate cleanup work at 20 Superfund sites from the National Priority List.
August 26, 2009Press Item
This summer, Recovery Act funds were used to initiate 2,300 construction and rehabilitation projects at 359 military facilities across the Nation.
August 26, 2009Press Item
America was founded on a promise of equality – a promise that we now understand applies not only to all men, but to all women.