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February 19, 2011 Press Release
The result, after more than four days of debate over hundreds of amendments, is a bill that is regrettably even worse than when it was introduced, and it is now encumbered with an array of ideologically-driven provisions that will surely render it dead on arrival in the other body and virtually impossible for the President to sign it into law.
February 19, 2011 Press Release
The result, after more than four days of debate over hundreds of amendments, is a bill that is regrettably even worse than when it was introduced, and it is now encumbered with an array of ideologically-driven provisions that will surely render it dead on arrival in the other body and virtually impossible for the President to sign it into law.
February 12, 2011 Press Release
C.R. Cuts Are Irresponsible, Extreme... will CUT jobs by the thousands. I cannot convey more strongly how ill-advised this is.
February 12, 2011 Press Release
Most damaging are the nearly $2 billion in cuts to state revolving funds, which provide grants to states for drinking water, sewage and storm water runoff systems. This does nothing but take the burden of providing clean water to drink and clean air to breathe off the federal government, thrusting it onto the shoulders of hundreds of cities and states already struggling to meet the needs of their constituents.
February 12, 2011 Press Release
A stunning example of the mindless nature of the Republican partys budget slashing exercise
February 12, 2011 Press Release
A stunning example of the mindless nature of the Republican partys budget slashing exercise
February 12, 2011 Press Release
House Republicans have cobbled together a proposed budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year that would represent a serious setback to economic recovery and would increase unemployment across the nation
February 12, 2011 Press Release
House Republicans have cobbled together a proposed budget for the remainder of the current fiscal year that would represent a serious setback to economic recovery and would increase unemployment across the nation
February 11, 2011 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams, testifying today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice Science and Related Agencies (CJS) strongly advocated "justice reinvestment" strategies to slash recidivism and promote re-entry of ex-offenders into society while making streets safer and saving taxpayers dollars.
February 9, 2011 Press Release
Today the GOP majority put out a list of planned cuts based on a budget that was never enacted into law, leaving the public to do the math and guesswork of their impact.

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