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May 11, 2010Press Item
Another provision of health insurance reform to give greater health care security to American families is moving forward with guidance released yesterday on the benefit for young adults to stay covered under their parents’ insurance plans until age 26.
May 7, 2010Press Item
The Department of Labor announced that the economy added 290,000 jobs in April.
May 11, 2010Press Item
Republican policies ran the U.S. economy into a ditch. Instead of pushing to help get us out of it, Republicans have stood with the special interests, voting against every major piece of legislation intended to help middle class Americans and create jobs, hoping to capitalize on a bad economy in the November election.
May 10, 2010Press Item
In nominating Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, President Obama has chosen an outstanding legal mind and a proven consensus-builder.
May 11, 2010Press Item
Wanted to draw your attention to a story in USA Today highlighting how Americans paid lower taxes this year than any year since 1950.
May 7, 2010Press Item
Today, the Department of Labor reported that the economy added 290,000 jobs, the fourth straight month of growth and largest gain in four years.
May 7, 2010The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 5116 - America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010
May 6, 2010Press Item
All of those steps are contributing to our recovery and helping to put Americans back to work—but as long as so many Americans remain unemployed, our work in Congress is still not done. That’s why the next step in our effort was to pass the HomeStar Energy Retrofit Act, which is projected to create 168,000 new jobs across America.
May 7, 2010Press Item
The economy added 290,000 jobs in April, which is good news for our recovery from recession and shows that employers and workers are starting to have some confidence in the economy.
May 5, 2010Press Item
Today, the House passed a resolution recognizing the vigilance and prompt response of the citizens and law enforcement agencies who helped prevent the attempted terrorist attack in Times Square on May 1, 2010.
May 4, 2010Press Item
The the Department of Health and Human Services that it is moving early to implement the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program so employers can apply for assistance as soon as June 1st.
May 5, 2010Press Item
It is with a sense of real loss that I learned of Chairman David Obey’s decision to retire from the Congress at the end of his present term.
May 5, 2010Press Item
This May, as we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, we mark more than 350 years of Jewish contribution to America’s national life.
May 5, 2010Press Item
Every year on May 5th, we mark the anniversary of one of the most inspiring victories in Mexican history: the Battle of Puebla, when the Mexican Army defeated France’s much larger and better-equipped forces attempting to impose colonial domination on Mexico.
May 5, 2010Press Item
Today the House unanimously passed a resolution honoring the citizens, first responders, and law enforcement officers who worked together to prevent a terrorist attack in New York City’s Time Square, and to arrest a suspect.
May 4, 2010Press Item
Congressional Republicans threaten to take us back to the failed policies that protect special interests over the middle-class – the same economic and fiscal policies that brought us the Bush Recession, the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and put millions of Americans out of work.