387Nov 19, 2013
Senate Session, Part 1
After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond one hour), Senate will continue consideration of S. 1197, National Defense Authorization Act.
1,349Nov 13, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting
Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at all.
543Nov 7, 2013
Employment Non-Discrimination Act
Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House vote, after ...
563Nov 7, 2013
Senate will continue consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act. At 11:45 a.m., Senate will vote on or in relation to Reid (for Toomey/Flake) Amendment No. 2013 to the ...
434Nov 6, 2013
The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.815, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
3,850Nov 5, 2013
Affordable Care Act Implementation Problems
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), testified at a hearing on the online health insurance marketplace. In her testimony she said that web ...
572Nov 4, 2013
Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
619Oct 31, 2013
College and university presidents and a vice president of a career advancement organization testified at a hearing on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. They focused on the role ...
2,436Oct 30, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting
House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as called for ...
2,362Oct 7, 2013
Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 1
Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and colluding with ...
232Oct 5, 2013
The Senate convened for a legislative session.
586Sep 26, 2013
Postal Service Reform
Postal Service leaders, government officials, employee advocates, and economic and accounting experts testified on proposed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the service’s ...
423Sep 26, 2013
The Senate continued consideration of H. J.Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution. The filing deadline for germane first-degree amendments to the joint resolution was 1 p.m.
336Sep 24, 2013
Government Shutdown and the Economy
Economists testified on the impact of a federal government shutdown and a failure by Congress to raise the debt limit on jobs and the economy.
212Sep 24, 2013
Health Care-Related Infections
Witnesses testified on efforts to reduce health care-related infections from various medical treatments. One of the witnesses recounted his son’s death from sepsis following a school ...
635Sep 12, 2013
Dental Care Costs
Witnesses testified about the high cost of dental care and the availability of dental health care insurance. They also talked about a report showing that more than four out of 10 American ...
394Sep 11, 2013
Homeland Security Threats
Former officials testified about challenges to homeland security and department operations in the ten years since the Department of Homeland Security was created. Among the topics they ...
116Sep 10, 2013
Senate Session, Part 2
The Senate continued debate on a resolution authorizing the use of force against Syria for chemical weapons attacks on civilians.
167Jul 30, 2013
Senate Session, Part 2
The Senate confirmed the nominations of Nancy Jean Schiffer and Mark Gaston Pearce to be members of the National Labor Relations Board.
279Jul 25, 2013
National Park Service Funding
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) testified on National Park Service (NPS) funding issues and the impact of budget cuts on services and infrastructure. He called for the creation of a national ...
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