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March 27, 2007 Press Release
"'With today's bipartisan vote, the House took the next step toward a new direction for America's security. This crucial legislation enhances security for our nation's rail and mass transit systems, building on our commitment to make the safety of the American people our top priority."
March 27, 2007 Press Release
"'While the President's budgets have turned surpluses into deficits, the Democratic budget takes America in a new direction, returning fiscal responsibility to Washington and funding the right priorities for our nation,' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said."
March 27, 2007 Blog
The House has just passed H.R. 1401, the Rail and Mass Transit Security Act of 2007, by a vote of 299-124, with one Member voting present.
March 27, 2007 Blog
The Financial Services Committee has just concluded yet another hearing related to Hurricane Katrina and our government's response to natural disaster: "Perspectives on Natural Disaster Insurance."

March 27, 2007 Blog
A Republican Budget Committee document, highlighted by conservative media with no scrutiny, has contended that the Democratic budget we are considering in the Hous
March 27, 2007 Blog
The Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Rep.
March 26, 2007 Press Release
"'Recent evidence indicates that the Bush Administration - contrary to public and private assurances - exploited this loophole to fire a respected U.S. Attorney in order to appoint a protégé of Karl Rove without confirmation."
March 26, 2007 Press Release
"'This legislation restores Constitutional checks and balances in the appointment process of interim U.S. Attorneys. It removes a loophole inserted by the prior Republican Congress that permits the indefinite appointment of interim U.S. Attorneys without Senate confirmation."
March 26, 2007 Blog
Speaker Pelosi released the following statement on H.R. 580, Restoring Checks and Balances in the Confirmation Process of U.S. Attorneys, which passed by a vote of 329 to 78:

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