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April 21, 2009Press Item
Tomorrow marks the 39th Earth Day, a day to reflect on the progress we’ve made for the health of our planet and build awareness and support for all that remains to be done.
April 21, 2009Press Item
By signing the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law today, President Obama is opening up service opportunities to Americans across this nation.
April 15, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders speak out on tax day, April 15, 2009.
April 16, 2009Press Item
In announcing the promotions of Burnes and Eisenberg, Hoyer said: “Austin and Michael are both valued members of my staff and I am confident that, in their new roles, they will continue to make valuable contributions to my office and the Democratic Caucus.”
April 17, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1145 - National Water Research and Development Initiative Act of 2009
April 9, 2009Press Item
Today, the Obama Administration sent a Fiscal Year 2009 supplemental funding request to Congress.
April 9, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama sent to Congress the Fiscal Year 2009 supplemental funding request for Iraq and Afghanistan.
April 14, 2009Press Item
This morning, President Obama explained the recklessness that led us into this recession, as well as the essential steps it will take to get us out.
April 15, 2009Press Item
The Obama Administration and the Democratic Congress have moved swiftly this year to provide tax relief to millions of families struggling to make ends meet during this recession.
April 6, 2009Press Item
Secretary Gates has worked hard to find cost savings in our defense budget.
April 2, 2009Press Item
We Democrats have been completely focused on the economic crisis. That work has encompassed legislation to help families provide health care for their children, to help women fight for fair pay in the workplace, and—most importantly—to create jobs.
April 2, 2009Press Item
Today, with the passage of this budget resolution, the House has the opportunity to set America’s priorities for years to come and build a sustainable, widely-shared recovery.
April 3, 2009Press Item
Today’s unemployment report for March delivers more bad news to millions of Americans struggling in this severe economic crisis.
April 3, 2009Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy lost 663,000 in March and the unemployment rate hit 8.5%, the highest level since 1983.
April 3, 2009Press Item
Over the past several months, President Obama and the Democratic Congress have been working together to address the serious challenges facing our nation.
April 2, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which will provide the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with authority to regulate tobacco products.
March 31, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1664 – To amend the executive compensation provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to prohibit unreasonable and excessive compensation and compensation not based on performance standards, H.R. 1256 - Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act,
April 1, 2009Press Item
Just a reminder that there is a Budget Clearinghouse on the Majority Leader’s website that is regularly updated with information on the House Democratic budget being considered on the Floor this week.
April 1, 2009Press Item
Today, the House will begin consideration of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2010.
April 1, 2009The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 1256 - Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, Complete Consideration of H.Con.Res. 85 – Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2009 and 2011 through 2014.
April 2, 2009Press Item
I applaud the House’s passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, legislation that is important for the health of millions of Americans.
March 31, 2009Press Item
We have already seen real results from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including jobs saved and created across the country.
March 31, 2009Press Item
With our nation facing tremendous job losses, security threats, skyrocketing consumer prices, and an increased risk of global warming, it is critical that we look to transition away from our dependence on foreign oil and invest in the development of clean and efficient sources of energy that can be produced here at home and will create American jobs.