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June 17, 2010Press Item
Earlier today, I joined Members of the House and Senate for a briefing from U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen on the Federal response to the BP Gulf oil spill.
June 18, 2010Press Item
This week, top economists predicted that the economy will continue to recover in the next two years.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed the Small Business Lending Fund Act, legislation to promote lending from community banks to small businesses.
June 17, 2010Press Item
Today the House passed the Small Business Lending Fund Act, following passage on Tuesday of its companion measure, the Small Business Jobs Tax Relief Act.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Small businesses are the job-creating engine of our economy. They employ more than half of all employees in the private sector, and they have created 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years.
June 14, 2010Press Item
For these reasons, social networks are a great way for constituents to engage with their Members of Congress. That’s why I am hosting a friendly competition among my Democratic colleagues to see who can expand their reach into these networks the most.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Let's start with two indisputable facts. First, both the financial system and the economy are in far better shape today than they were in the dark days of January or February 2009.
June 15, 2010Press Item
Tonight, President Obama addressed the Nation from the Oval Office on the Gulf oil spill.
June 16, 2010Press Item
Today, the House will complete action on the Small Business Lending Fund Act, building on efforts to create jobs and grow the economy by encouraging lending from community banks to small businesses.
June 15, 2010The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Continue Consideration of H.R. 5297 - Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010
June 13, 2010Press Item
Earlier today, Leader Hoyer appeared on ABC's 'This Week.'
June 14, 2010The Daily Whip
Begin Consideration of H.R. 5297 - Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010, Suspensions
June 10, 2010Press Item
The legislation the House is considering today enables the Coast Guard to draw advances from the Oil Spill Liability trust fund to continue the Federal response to the Gulf oil spill.
June 11, 2010Press Item
The Department of Labor reported that the number of laid-off workers continuing to claim jobless benefits fell by the largest amount since December 2008,