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March 4, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, legislation to help Americans get back to work.
March 4, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, legislation to help Americans get back to work, with a bipartisan vote of 217-201.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Republicans claim that even though they used reconciliation in the past, it was not to pass partisan legislation.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Any month in which the economy doesn’t create jobs is a disappointment. But today it’s clear that, thanks to the policies adopted by President Obama and the Democratic Congress, job losses are slowing to a halt.
March 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department on Labor released unemployment data for the month of February, indicating that the economy lost 36,000 jobs and the unemployment rate held steady at 9.7%.
March 4, 2010Press Item
President Obama's endorsement Wednesday of a risky legislative maneuver to complete health-care legislation sent Democratic leaders scrambling to settle policy disputes and assemble the votes necessary for passage in the coming weeks...
March 3, 2010Press Item
Every ten years, as long as we have been a nation under the Constitution, the United States has taken a Census of everyone who lives here.
March 3, 2010Press Item
The week of February 8th, a member of Rep. Massa’s staff brought to the attention of Mr. Hoyer’s staff allegations of misconduct that had been made against Mr. Massa.
March 3, 2010The Nightly Whip
Considered and Passed: H.R. 4247 - Keeping All Students Safe Act, 9 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
March 3, 2010The Daily Whip
Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments with an Amendment to H.R. 2847 - Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, Suspensions
March 4, 2010Press Item
Last year, President Obama and the 111th Congress took their oaths of office as America faced the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression.
March 3, 2010Press Item
As Democrats on Capitol Hill prepared a risky effort to muscle sweeping health-care legislation to final passage, President Obama on Tuesday made a last gambit to split Republicans on the issue, proposing to incorporate a handful of GOP ideas into his signature domestic initiative...
March 3, 2010Press Item
We are at a pivotal moment in the effort to pass health insurance reform that will make insurance more affordable for American families and businesses, and give patients – not insurance companies – greater control over their health care.
March 2, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 4247 - Keeping All Students Safe Act
March 3, 2010Press Item
On Friday, March 5, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will release its February 2010 employment report, showing the net number of jobs created or lost during the month of February as well as the unemployment rate.
March 3, 2010Press Item
I am extremely disappointed by the transparently political statement released by Minority Leader John Boehner today.
February 27, 2010Press Item
At midnight on Sunday, millions of Americans will lose their unemployment insurance benefits, lose access to COBRA health insurance, lose satellite TV, and even lose federal flood insurance. This has been caused by a Republican Senator blocking the extension of these provisions – and his Senate Republican colleagues allowing that irresponsible behavior to continue.
March 2, 2010Press Item
Health care reform is about reining in health care costs – for families, for small businesses and for our country. Without reform, costs are expected to skyrocket every year in the foreseeable future...
March 1, 2010Press Item
Never in my decades in Congress have I seen a public so outraged by deficits and debt.
March 2, 2010Press Item
For more than a year, we’ve been engaged in the struggle to reform America’s dysfunctional health care system.