131Aug 3, 1993
Public School Funding
The subcommittee heard testimony from city officials and school administrators on funding for public schools on the federal, state and local level, and the role of the federal government in funding ...
129Mar 12, 1997
Science and Ethics of Cloning
Public Health and Safety Subcommittee members held a hearing about the science and ethics of clone. Researchers and ethicists, including the Scottish scientist who successfully cloned an adult ...
109Jul 23, 1992
Violence and America's Youth
The subcommittee heard testimony on violence among America’s youth in a hearing entitled, “Children at War: Violence and America’s Youth.” Witnesses spoke on the possible ...
98Apr 27, 1990
National Endowment for the Arts Funding
The committee heard from a number of people in the art world and from
representatives of consumer groups. At issue was whether federal
funds should be used to support art work that ...
61Jul 18, 1991
Women in the Workplace
The subcommittee heard testimony on the situation of women in the work force, including such issues as job discrimination, the “glass ceiling” preventing promotion of women in the ...
59Apr 27, 2000
Proposed Ergonomics Standards
Senators heard testimony on work restriction protection provisions of proposed ergonomic
regulations from OSHA, and the effects of these provisions on state workers compensation
47Mar 21, 1988
Education of the Deaf Commission Report
44Jan 12, 1994
Head Start Program Review
Witnesses, including Senator Kennedy, testified on the effectiveness of the Head Start program instituted at public schools. Recently, an advisory committee issued a report on the educational ...
44May 31, 1990
Child Labor Laws Violations
41Jul 11, 2005
Public Broadcasting Funding
The Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee heard testimony on funding for Public Broadcasting. PBS executives testified about the uses of public funding by ...
39Oct 29, 1987
Medical Leave for Parents
The House Labor and Human Resources subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcohoholism heard testimony about granting employees parental and temporary medical leave under certain ...
33Jun 28, 1988
Child Care Services
30Jan 22, 1993
Family and Medical Leave Legislation
The committee met to consider a bill that would provide workers with up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to care for a sick child or family member.
29Jul 26, 1993
U.S. Education Funding Issues
The subcommittee heard testimony from U.S. college administrators and finance officials on how higher education financing programs operate in U.S. institutions of higher education. Issues ...
23Jun 6, 1990
Replacement of Striking Workers
The committee heard from labor and business representatives on legislation to prevent discrimination based on participation in labor disputes.
22Apr 7, 1992
Save American Jobs Act
The committee heard testimony on a bill that would seek to discourage American companies from relocating their operations to foreign countries. Representatives of the United Auto Workers ...
20May 5, 1998
Community Services Grant Reauthorization
Subcommittee members heard testimony from officials from community services programs in New York and California regarding legislation that would reauthorize block grants for community services ...
16Jun 13, 1989
Excellence in Education
Subcommittee held hearings on S. 695, to promote excellence in American education by recognizing and rewarding schools, teachers, and students for their outstanding achievements, and encouraging the ...