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September 29, 2008Press Item
As you know, about a week and a half ago, the Administration visited Capitol Hill and described the crisis in our financial markets and in our economy. A couple of days later, they presented us with their legislation, and since then we have worked in a bipartisan way to improve that legislation...
September 30, 2008Press Item
Hoyer and White House respond to vote on financial recovery package.
September 26, 2008Press Item
I applaud the House’s passage of the Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act, a bill aimed at curtailing Iranian aggression through sanctions and divestment.
September 29, 2008Press Item
At this time, the House is scheduled to meet at noon on Thursday. However, whether the House will consider legislation regarding the economic crisis has not been determined.
September 29, 2008Press Item
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 and Adjournment Resolution.
September 26, 2008Press Item
The financial crisis we are facing would have repercussions far beyond Wall Street—it could endanger the economic security of millions. Crisis or not, we are facing an economic downturn that is very real, one that speaks poorly of the President’s economic stewardship.
September 28, 2008Press Item
Text and summaries of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act
September 26, 2008Press Item
Today the House passed the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act, which will extend and expand tax incentives for renewable energy.
September 24, 2008Press Item
It was imperative that the President explain to Americans, who are rightly frustrated, angry and resistant to offering up their tax dollars, why it is in their best interest to quickly, decisively and boldly respond to the financial crisis on Wall Street.
September 24, 2008The Daily Whip
Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008 and Suspensions.
September 25, 2008Press Item
The ADA Amendments Act signed today by the President brings millions of our fellow citizens back where they belong: under the protection of the ADA.
September 25, 2008Press Item
I support this bill for two reasons. First, because it provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. And second—and just as importantly—because it is paid for.
September 26, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 7060 - Renewable Energy and Job Creation Tax Act of 2008,H.Res. 1500 - Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, H.Res. 1503 – Same Day Consideration Rule – Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to the consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, H.R. __ - Providing for Appropriations for Job Creation and Preservation, Infrastructure Investment, and Economic and Energy Assistance for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes
September 26, 2008Press Item
The bill provides essential tax relief to American families and businesses. Its tax credits will help create tens of thousands of American jobs, while investing in the new energy technology we need to break our dependence on foreign oil.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, which funds certain government operations at last year’s levels through March 6, 2009. The bill passed by a vote of 370 to 58.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The bill authorizes a total of $601.4 billion, including $531.4B in budget authority for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy’s national security programs.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The continuing resolution before us funds the federal government at its current levels through the month of March.
September 24, 2007Press Item
A flash-based graphical timeline that details the Republican party's failures while controling Washington.
September 24, 2008Press Item
The House has already passed responsible legislation this year to extend expiring energy incentives and business tax credits. While we applaud the Senate for acting yesterday and taking a step toward being fiscally responsible, their bill still falls short of the pay-as-you-go principle that House Democrats have insisted on.