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April 29, 2009Press Item
Tonight, the President laid out the challenges facing our nation when he took office, and what has been done to start addressing them.
April 30, 2009Press Item
Families are at a significant disadvantage when dealing with credit card companies, and are too often the victims of unfair and deceptive practices. The Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights puts an end to those practices.
May 1, 2009Press Item
This week, the House and Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution, setting key national priorities and approving an economic blueprint for job creation and recovery from recession.
April 29, 2009Press Item
This legislation—The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act—is a powerful statement of some of our most important American values: tolerance, respect for differences, and accountability for those who are driven to violence by hate.
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House pass the FY10 Conference Report on a vote of 233-193.
April 29, 2009Press Item
I am thrilled to welcome our two newest members– Congressmen Mike Quigley and Scott Murphy.
April 29, 2009The Daily Whip
Complete Consideration of H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009
April 29, 2009Press Item
Today, the House has the rare opportunity to set America on a responsible course for the future, a course of lasting, broadly-shared prosperity.
April 29, 2009Press Item
I am pleased to be here with the Blue Dog leadership, who supported the budget conference report that passed the House today.
April 27, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Possible Consideration of H.Res. 365 - Same Day Consideration Rule - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, Possible Consideration of the Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014,
April 27, 2009Press Item
Today, House and Senate reached an agreement on the FY10 Budget Resolution.
April 28, 2009Press Item
Today on Equal Pay Day, we recognize the damaging impact that pay discrimination has on every woman in every workplace in America.
April 28, 2009Press Item
In President Obama’s first 100 days, Congress has sent a wide range of measures to his desk and passed numerous others through the House.
April 28, 2009Press Item
President Obama and the 111th Congress took office facing some of the greatest challenges any President and Congress have faced in history - an economic recession, a banking crisis, a housing meltdown, and two wars.
April 28, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspension, Complete Consideration of the Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014, H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, Begin Consideration of H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009,S. 735 - Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009
April 24, 2009Press Item
I am honored to accept this award, as the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress continue our efforts to strengthen the United States’ bond with Israel.
April 24, 2009Press Item
Today, we recognize the genocide that took the lives of 1.5 million Armenian children, women, and men in their ancestral homeland.
April 24, 2009Press Item
While Congress continues discussions on how to reform America’s health care system, the American public and stakeholders have expressed strong support for enacting comprehensive health care reform this year.
April 24, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 , H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009, Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014
April 17, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer will summon three committee chairmen and other pivotal players to his office this week to plot strategy on the sticky priority of health care.
April 22, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 1145 - National Water Research and Development Initiative Act of 2009
April 23, 2009Press Item
Since its creation in 1994, the COPS program has seen great success across the country, allowing officers to spend more time on the streets fighting and preventing crime through time-saving technology, information-sharing systems, and improved communications equipment.
April 22, 2009Press Item
Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights with bipartisan support.