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June 17, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 6063 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008
June 18, 2008Press Item
I applaud the Committees on Judiciary and Education and Labor for reporting H.R. 3195, the ADA Amendments of 2008, in a strong bipartisan manner.
June 18, 2008Press Item
I am pleased that Chairman Obey, Chairman Rangel and I were able to work with Leader Boehner and others to come to an agreement on a supplemental that will provide for our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as address important domestic needs.
June 17, 2008Press Item
It is stunning that Senate Republicans continue to stand in the way of this important legislation to extend tax relief to American businesses and families.
June 17, 2008Press Item
I want to thank Chairmen Conyers and Miller and Congressman Sensenbrenner, the former Chair of the Judiciary Committee, for their commitment and leadership on this important legislation.
June 17, 2008Press Item
House passage today of legislation they have sponsored to grant a Federal Charter to the Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA), one of the few veterans’ service organizations of its size that has not been recognized with the prestigious classification...
June 13, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 6063-National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008, H.R. 5781-Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008, H.R. 5876-Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008
June 12, 2008Press Item
Today’s decision represents yet another rebuke of the Administration’s deeply legally flawed process of detaining and trying enemy combatants.
June 12, 2008Press Item
I am very pleased that the House has voted overwhelmingly, and in a bipartisan way, to extend unemployment insurance benefits to millions of hard-working Americans who are struggling to make ends meet in the Bush economy.
June 12, 2008Press Item
Make no mistake: House Democrats are absolutely committed to enacting this legislation to extend tax relief to American businesses and families without increasing the deficit.
June 11, 2008Press Item
While I’m very pleased that 49 House Republicans joined a unanimous Democratic caucus in voting to extend unemployment benefits today, I’m disappointed that we did not pick up more Republican support, and that this bill failed to pass as a suspension.
June 11, 2008The Daily Whip
Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008
June 9, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008
June 10, 2008Press Item
Forty five years ago today, President Kennedy signed into law the landmark Equal Pay Act. It was a law founded on a powerful principle: that the value of work lies in a job well done, not in the gender of the worker.
June 10, 2008The Daily Whip
H.R. 6003 - Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, Suspensions,
June 11, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, for the last seven and one-half years, the President and members of his Administration have claimed that the American economy is doing just fine.
June 6, 2008Press Item
Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill, Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008, Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2008 and Suspensions
June 4, 2008The Daily Whip
Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Continuing Authorization Act, Budget Conference Report
June 5, 2008Press Item
This is the first budget adopted in an election year since 2000. And, it is a signal accomplishment of this Congress and a demonstration of our ability to govern effectively.
June 5, 2007Press Item
Congratulate john sarbanes, to say how proud we are, as i know he is as well, of the extraordinary service given to our state by his father, senator paul sarbanes, the original author of this legislation, and to thank him for carrying this torch forward on behalf of the resource that is priceless...
June 5, 2008Press Item
On Thursday the House adopted a budget conference report for the first time in an election year since 2000.