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February 11, 2010Press Item
Today, the Council of Economic Advisors released the annual “Economic Report of the President.”
February 8, 2010Press Item
President Obama said Sunday that he would convene a half-day bipartisan health care session at the White House to be televised live this month, a high-profile gambit that will allow Americans to watch as Democrats and Republicans try to break their political impasse...
February 8, 2010Press Item
Due to the weather affecting the ability of Members to travel to Washington, DC, there will no votes in the House tomorrow.
February 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor announced unemployment numbers for the month of January.
February 9, 2010Press Item
As a result of the inclement weather affecting Members’ ability to travel to Washington, DC this week, there will be no votes in the House for the remainder of the week.
February 9, 2010Press Item
Last week, President Obama announced plans for a new program to encourage small business lending, another important step in efforts to help businesses create jobs.
February 9, 2010Press Item
As a result of the inclement weather affecting Members’ ability to travel to Washington, DC this week, there will be no votes in the House for the remainder of the week.
February 5, 2010Press Item
I’m disappointed in Minority Leader Boehner’s response to a sincere attempt to establish a bipartisan mechanism to address the fiscal challenges facing our nation.
February 5, 2010Press Item
Today’s jobs report provides mixed news for our economic recovery.
February 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor released the unemployment report for January showing the unemployment rate improved slightly.
February 5, 2010Press Item
With the possible demise of health care legislation, getting back to business as usual may not be the best thing for the nation’s drug makers...
February 5, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 2701 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, H.R. __ - Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act
February 4, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed statutory "pay-as-you-go" (PAYGO), which now goes to the President for his signature.
February 4, 2010The Nightly Whip
Adoption of the second portion of the divided question on H.J.Res. 45 - Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act, H.Res. 1065 – Providing for the Passage of a resolution Permitting Continued Financing of Government Operations, Complete Consideration of H.R. 4061 - Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2009, 6 Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules
February 3, 2010The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 4061 - Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2009; Suspensions
February 4, 2010Press Item
The House has just voted that our country should pay the bills it has already incurred.
February 4, 2010Press Item
Today, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced details of the Obama Administration’s new National Export Initiative, a plan to promote job creation and America’s economic competitiveness by strengthening the export market for American goods.
February 4, 2010Press Item
Health-care spending in the United States grew last year despite a contracting economy, amounting to 17.3 percent of the gross domestic product, according to estimates released Wednesday...
February 3, 2010Press Item
President Obama hit the road again Tuesday to promote the new job-creation program he described as his No. 1 priority, but he refused to abandon his embattled health care legislation, vowing to “punch it through” resistance in Congress...
February 3, 2010Press Item
Tomorrow, the House will have the opportunity to take one of the most important votes for fiscal responsibility in a long time—and I want to thank my Blue Dog friends for working so long to make it possible.
February 2, 2010The Daily Whip
suspensions, H.R. 4061 - Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2009
February 3, 2010Press Item
Tomorrow, the House will vote to send statutory “pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) legislation to the President, a major step in Democratic efforts to strengthen fiscal responsibility.