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February 28, 2007 Blog
From the "Current Legislation" section of this web site, which will keep you up to date on major upcoming legislation:

February 27, 2007 Blog
More of the people's business being done in the People's House. From the Education & Labor Committee:

February 27, 2007 Blog
Today, the Washington Post asks the question, "When is $4 million really $2.8 million?" and continues:

February 27, 2007 Blog
As has been widely reported, the risk posed by the inordinate strain on our troops and our military continues to grow, and has been fully recognized at the top levels of our military:

Gen. Pace: Military capability eroding

Associated Press - February 27, 2007

February 27, 2007 Blog
Whereas many derided the previous Congress as the "Do-nothing Congress," every day now one can see the wheels turning in innumerable committees and subcommittees to protect and expand opportunity for working Americans. An example of that can be found in a new report out on mine safety from the Education and Labor Committee -- but first some background.
February 27, 2007 Blog
Lawmakers to scrutinize Walter Reed

Jonathan E. Kaplan, The Hill - February 27, 2007

February 26, 2007 Blog
Last June, Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton asked Army chief of staff, Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker, "Are you comfortable with the readiness level for the non-deployed units that are in the continental United States?" Gen.
February 26, 2007 Blog
Troops' needs not met, psychological group says

Gregg Zoroya, USA Today - February 25, 2007

February 26, 2007 Blog
Throughout the next week, Appropriations subcommittees will begin hearings on the fiscal year 2008 budget. The process begins with evaluating the president's budget request, and moving on from there.
February 23, 2007 Blog
The Oversight committee has requested documents from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) amid recent reports that the TSA web site collected personal information without basic security measures to ensure privacy protection. Chairman Waxman writes:

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