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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.
March 30, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer’s (Md.) role as the consummate deal-maker who can smooth over the vast differences in the Democratic Caucus has made him the go-to guy in recent weeks as President Barack Obama looks to pass his ambitious budget and health care plans.
March 31, 2009Press Item
Tomorrow, the House will take up H.R. 1256, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
March 31, 2009Press Item
Today, the House passed the Senator Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, which will create outlets for service so people of all ages can contribute to our nation’s recovery.
March 31, 2009Press Item
This morning, Chairmen Waxman and Markey unveiled a discussion draft that is a starting point for the House’s work on comprehensive energy legislation.
March 30, 2009Press Item
House Democratic leaders respond to President Obama's plan for the U.S. automotive industry.
March 31, 2009Press Item
The United States is now the only industrialized country where young people are less likely than their parents to earn a high school diploma.
March 29, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House
March 30, 2009Press Item
The plan announced by President Obama today is an honest and responsible effort to provide for a strong auto industry while also protecting taxpayers’ money.
March 30, 2009The Daily Whip
Senate Amendments to H.R. 1388 - Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, H.Res. 279 - Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, Suspensions
March 27, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, Dispose of H.Res. __ - Raising a question of privileges of the House, H.Res. 279 - Providing for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, 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.Con.Res. __ - The Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for FY 2010
March 27, 2009Press Item
I applaud the Obama Administration for taking its time to develop a comprehensive strategy for the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.