June 25, 2008Press Item
Eighteen years ago next month, the first President Bush signed into law one of the most consequential pieces of civil rights legislation in recent memory.
June 25, 2008Press Item
Seventy years ago today, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Fair Labor Standards Act—a landmark piece of legislation that extended protections to millions of American workers and set the precedent for decades of Democratic efforts to uphold fairness in the workplace.
June 25, 2008The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Saving Energy Through Public Transportation Act
June 26, 2008Press Item
Earlier this week, the House passed the Medicare Improvements bill with overwhelming bipartisan support to ensure that seniors continue to have access to the care they need.
June 26, 2008Press Item
Mr. Speaker, I first want to thank Chairman Oberstar for his hard work and leadership in bringing this important legislation to the Floor.
June 24, 2008The Daily Whip
suspensions, H.R. 6275 - The Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008,H.R. 3195 - ADA Amendments Act, H.R. 2176 - To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community
June 23, 2008The Daily Whip
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens and Suspensions.
June 24, 2008Press Item
Again today, the House has taken decisive action on a critical issue facing the American people by passing this important legislation to stave off the 10.6 percent payment reduction for thousands of physicians in Medicare.
June 19, 2008The Daily Whip
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 and The FISA Amendments Act of 2008
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.