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June 19, 2008Press Item
...legislation that would give federal employees four weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child...
June 19, 2008Press Item
The Emancipation Proclamation had been issued almost three years before; but it wasn’t until June 19, 1865 that news of freedom reached the slaves of Texas...
June 19, 2008Press Item
Legislation that would provide federal employees with four weeks of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House of Representatives today with a vote of 278-146...
June 19, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following Floor statement regarding the supplemental appropriations bill. As prepared for delivery:
June 18, 2008Press Item
Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2008 and Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill
June 13, 2008Press Item
In today's weakening economy, the House responded by passing an extension of unemployment insurance benefits.
June 19, 2008Press Item
The FISA Amendments Act, H.R. 6304, will increase the nation’s security by strengthening the ability of the intelligence community to conduct lawful surveillance of terrorists, as well as protect constitutional rights by requiring warrants before the government can surveil any American.
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