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July 23, 2008Press Item
The American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act passed the House today with bipartisan support.
July 25, 2008Press Item
Eighteen years ago tomorrow, the first President Bush signed into law one of the most consequential pieces of civil rights legislation in recent memory—the Americans With Disabilities Act.
July 25, 2008The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 6599 - The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs FY09 Appropriations bill, H.R. 1338 - Paycheck Fairness Act
July 24, 2008Press Item
Five years ago, the United States made an unprecedented commitment to the people of the world who suffer from HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.
July 24, 2008Press Item
Republicans have long sought to dismantle the Medicare program, and Democrats simply will not succumb to their chicanery.
July 23, 2008The Daily Whip
H.Res. 1367 - Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules, H.R. 6578 – Consumer Energy Supply Act of 2008, H.R. 5501 - Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008, H.Res. 1368 - Relating to the House procedures contained in section 803 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003,H.Res. 1296 – Supporting the designation of a National Child Awareness Month
July 24, 2008Press Item
Every morning when I go in to work, I pass by a plaque honoring Detective John Gibson and Officer Jacob Chestnut on the spot where they were killed, 10 years ago today.
July 24, 2008Press Item
Today 66 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez outlining their continued concerns regarding preparations for the 2010 Decennial Census and urging the Department of Commerce to take measures necessary to ensure a complete and accurate decennial census.
July 23, 2008Press Item
When it comes to economics, none of us is an island. Our prosperity is, and always will be, bound up with the prosperity of our neighbors. And nothing has proved that more than the mortgage crisis that is rocking our economy.
July 18, 2008Press Item
Republicans voted against legislation to increase domestic production of oil and gas.
July 22, 2008Press Item
I strongly welcome the news that the Bosnian Serb leader who helped to orchestrate the ethnic cleansing of Bosnia, Radovan Karadzic, has been arrested in Serbia.
July 22, 2008The Daily Whip
American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, The National Highway Bridge Reconstruction and Inspection Act and Suspensions
July 18, 2008Press Item
American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008, The National Highway Bridge Reconstruction and Inspection Act, Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 and Suspensions.
July 16, 2008The Daily Whip
Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act Motion to Instruct Conferees, Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands (DRILL) Act of 2008
July 17, 2008Press Item
Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands: With Americans being pummeled by $4 a gallon gas, it is high time America did just that. With the passage of the DRILL Act, America will move decisively to increase its domestic oil production—exactly what our friends on the other side of the aisle say we should be doing.
July 15, 2008Press Item
The House overrode the President's veto of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act today.
July 18, 2008Press Item
House Republicans are headed to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this weekend, and as usual, it looks like they’re headed in the wrong direction.
July 18, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC—As the third anniversary of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina nears, Majority Leader Hoyer (D-MD) will head to the Gulf Coast Region on Monday, July 21, for two days of tours and meetings with regional elected officials and other stakeholders in the rebuilding effort.
July 16, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today after the House passed the Intelligence Authorization Act today:
July 14, 2008The Daily Whip
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 and Suspensions
July 15, 2008Press Item
Last week we watched as Senator Ted Kennedy returned from treatment for his brain cancer to cast his vote in favor of this vital Medicare bill.