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April 12, 2011 Press Release
The compromise legislation includes some clear achievements for our caucus, including protection critical funding for Pell Grants, various elements of the new health care reform law, the Head Start program and Community Services Block Grants. At the same time the compromise that was reached between the House Republican Leadership, Senator Reid and the Administration included several elements that many of our Members would not have accepted.
April 6, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Elizabeth Murphy 202-225-5335 Elizabeth.Murphy@mail.house.gov

Congressman Olver Opening Remarks

Amtrak Hearing

President Joseph Boardman

April 6, 2011 Press Release
It would disproportionally burden our soldiers in uniform and those who are vulnerable and dependent on government services. It would also have a serious impact on our economy just as were seeing positive signs that were emerging out of this recession.
April 6, 2011 Press Release
It would disproportionally burden our soldiers in uniform and those who are vulnerable and dependent on government services. It would also have a serious impact on our economy just as were seeing positive signs that were emerging out of this recession.
April 6, 2011 Press Release

Contact: Matt Dennis 202-225-6506

Lowey Opening Statement at United Nations Hearing

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Ranking Democrat on the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, today delivered the following statement at a hearing on the United Nations:

March 24, 2011 Press Release
As negotiations are underway to fund the government through the remainder of the year, it's important that we steer away from the penny-wise, pound-foolish" approach the GOP Majority took with H.R. 1. Below are just some of the examples that prioritize short-sighted savings at the expense of long-term investments in the health of the nation..."
March 24, 2011 Press Release
As negotiations are underway to fund the government through the remainder of the year, it's important that we steer away from the penny-wise, pound-foolish" approach the GOP Majority took with H.R. 1. Below are just some of the examples that prioritize short-sighted savings at the expense of long-term investments in the health of the nation..."
March 18, 2011 Press Release
We have asked a new generation of heroes to sacrifice on behalf of our country and we have an obligation to take care of them when they come home, Ranking Member Bishop said at the hearing. "We all know that the VA can and should improve the service and support it provides to our veterans, and we must work together to address the huge challenges facing the department."
March 18, 2011 Press Release
The Treasury Department has an important role to play in helping to address the concerns of everyday Americans in the areas of tax assistance, small business credit, mortgage relief, and the creation of economic opportunity. I look forward to discussing your important work in all of these areas today.
March 17, 2011 Press Release
Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation & Enforcement & the Office of Natural Resource Revenue FY 2012 Budget:"The Deepwater Horizon blowout proves beyond a doubt that there are inherent risks to drilling offshore. It also underscores the fallacy of the "drill baby, drill" mantra. Drilling at all costs to satisfy this nation's rapacious energy needs is reckless and costly. The truth is that we will never achieve energy independence by drilling for more oil in the U.S."

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