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July 24, 2007Press Item
On July 24th, the federal minimum wage increases for the first time in a decade.
July 17, 2007Press Item
As a result of legislation passed by the Democratic-led Congress, the first increase in the minimum wage in a decade will take place on July 24, 2007.
July 20, 2007Press Item
Yesterday, the Democratic-led House passed the Labor, Health, and Education Appropriations bill, which keeps our promise to reinvest in priorities that are essential to our future.
July 18, 2007Press Item
The NIE report released on July 17 concluded that al-Qaeda has reconstituted. Despite this, Senate Republicans will not change course in Iraq in order to refocus on the war on terror.
July 13, 2007Press Item
Yesterday, the Democratic-led House passed the Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act, which requires the redeployment of U.S. troops to begin within 120 days of enactment and be completed by April 1, 2008.
July 13, 2007Press Item
On Thursday, the House passed legislation that requires the redeployment of U.S. troops to begin within 120 days of enactment and be completed by April 1, 2008.
July 10, 2007Press Item
On Thursday, the House will consider the College Cost Reduction Act of 2007, the largest single increase in college aid since the G.I. Bill - at no new cost to taxpayers.
July 11, 2007Press Item
Today the House passed the largest investment in college aid since the 1944 G.I. Bill, at no new cost to taxpayers.