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July 7, 2011 Press Release
This is not so much a spending bill as a wish list for special interests. Oil companies, cattle grazers, miners, as well as those who pollute our air and foul our water, all have their special provisions tucked away in this bill. It is, you know the term that applies, a dump truck" of provisions for corporate interests."
July 6, 2011 Press Release
Obviously in this difficult budget year we all recognize the imperative to demonstrate that Congress is making every effort to achieve savings wherever possible, and thus we understand the need for reductions in the bill that funds the operations of the House, the Senate and the Capitol complex.
July 6, 2011 Press Release
Obviously in this difficult budget year we all recognize the imperative to demonstrate that Congress is making every effort to achieve savings wherever possible, and thus we understand the need for reductions in the bill that funds the operations of the House, the Senate and the Capitol complex.
July 6, 2011 Press Release
Once again the Republican leadership has presented us with a completely irresponsible and inadequate subcommittee allocation and, in this case, a bill that makes cuts at the expense of jobs and the safety of our communities.
July 6, 2011 Press Release
Once again the Republican leadership has presented us with a completely irresponsible and inadequate subcommittee allocation and, in this case, a bill that makes cuts at the expense of jobs and the safety of our communities.
July 6, 2011 Press Release
The Republican leadership proposed an exceedingly low subcommittee allocation that has now resulted in a bill that would be devastating for the environment and for the preservation of Americas natural heritage, including the lowest level of spending in the Land and Water Conservation Fund in more than 40 years.
July 6, 2011 Press Release
The Republican leadership proposed an exceedingly low subcommittee allocation that has now resulted in a bill that would be devastating for the environment and for the preservation of Americas natural heritage, including the lowest level of spending in the Land and Water Conservation Fund in more than 40 years.
June 23, 2011 Press Release
While I have concerns about our nation's policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, I strongly support this bill. It is a bipartisan bill, and it provides the resources needed by our troops.
June 23, 2011 Press Release
While I have concerns about our nation's policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, I strongly support this bill. It is a bipartisan bill, and it provides the resources needed by our troops.
June 23, 2011 Press Release
At these funding levels, there will be significant harm to America's consumers, investors, taxpayers, workers, businesses, judiciary, the security of our elections, and even our deficit, and I will be unable to vote for the bill

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