This week in Washington, House Democrats passed the most drastic change to our labor laws in a half century with H.R. 800, the Employee Free Choice Act of 2007, or more accurately entitled the Worker Intimidation Act. H.R.
This week, Congress continued its President’s Day District Work Period, allowing Members of Congress much-needed time to hear from constituents and work with community leaders. On Tuesday, I had the privilege of speaking to the Northeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce.
This week in Washington, the House of Representatives spent over 36 hours debating a non-binding resolution disapproving the President’s plan to deploy 20,000 reinforcements to Iraq and generically supporting the troops while providing no guarantee that Congress will continue to fund their efforts as they remain in harm’s way.
This week in Washington, President Bush submitted his 2008 budget request, providing Congress with a fiscally responsible roadmap to address long-term fiscal challenges as well as immediate foreign and domestic priorities.
This week in Washington, the House passed on a $463 billion spending bill that was rushed through the House without the benefit of committee oversight or the input of the vast majority of Members of Congress.
This week in Washington, the President delivered a powerful State of the Union Address, outlining a positive, pro-active agenda that will strengthen America at home and abroad.
This week in Washington, the House Democrats finished their “100 Hour Agenda” with student loan legislation that fails to make college more affordable and energy tax increase legislation that will make our nation more dependent on foreign oil.
This week in Washington, House Democrats passed legislation requiring the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate the prices of drugs covered by Medicare Part D, despite warnings from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), independent experts, and numerous newspaper editorial boards throughout the nation regarding the potentially serious consequences resulting