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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session, Part 1

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    Aviation Security

    Witnesses testified on changes in airline security operations and policy in the ten years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Among the issues they addressed were the pilot…

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    Gas Prices and Energy Policy

    Oil and gas industry executives testified on ending tax breaks for the largest multinational oil and gas companies. Senate Democrats and the Obama administration had proposed ending…

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    Nuclear Reactor Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on on nuclear reactor safety following Japan’s disaster earlier in the year. Senators in their opening statement referred…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.Thereafter, members proceeded to concurrent consideration of S.J.Res.10 and S.J.Res.24, joint resolutions proposing balanced…

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    U.S. Postal Service Finances, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified about the Postal Service’s financial difficulties. They presented proposals to fix the Postal Service’s money problems, and took questions from the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S.1769, the Rebuild America Jobs Act. Members some began consideration of S.1786, the Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of…

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    Free Trade Agreements Markup

    The Senate Finance Committee marked up bills for the Colombia, Panama, and South Korea Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The measures included job retraining for U.S. workers displaced by the…

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    Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Gregory Jaczko and others testified on U.S. efforts to assist the Japanese following a series of nuclear accidents at the Fukushima power plant caused by failures related to a devastating…

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    U.S. Postal System Overhaul, Part 1

    The Senate Homeland Security Committee marked up legislation written to deal with the financial problems of the U.S. Postal Service. Members focused on the proposed 5-day work week and…

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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Safety Review

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission testified about safety at U.S. nuclear plants. Among the issues commission members discussed were the preliminary findings of a task force…

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Border Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the Obama administration’s border security efforts…

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    U.S. Postal Service Overhaul, Part 2

    The Senate Homeland Security Committee marked up legislation written to deal with the financial problems of the U.S. Postal Service. Members focused on the proposed 5-day work week and…

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    Obama Administration Global Cyber Security Plan

    Cyber security officials from the Commerce, Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security Departments testified on the Obama administration’s global cyber security plan, in which the U.S.…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

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    Lessons from Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Officials and others testified at a hearing on lessons that could be taken from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant crisis in Japan. They said the situation at Japan’s damaged…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, it began consideration of the motion to proceed to S.J.Res.27, a joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted…

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