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    Highway and Mass Transit Funding

    House and Senate conferees made opening statements in a meeting to negotiate a long-term highway and mass transit funding bill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair…

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    Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Conference Committee

    Conference Committee members held their first formal meeting on the House- and Senate-passed fiscal year 2016 budget resolutions. This meeting included opening statements by House and…

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    Veterans' Health Care Bill Negotiations

    House Veterans' Affairs Chair Jeff Miller (R-FL) called a conference meeting on H.R. 3230, the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, a bill…

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    Veterans Affairs Overhaul Conference Meeting

    Members of the House and Senate met to negotiate differences between their respective bills to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department (VA). The bills sought to improve access to care and…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Farm Bill Conference Committee

    Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider the 2013 farm bill.

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    Surface Transportation Bill

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-CA) convened an opening meeting of House and Senate conferees on the surface transportation bill. Senator Boxer and…

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    Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

    A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension.

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    Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

    A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension.

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    Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

    A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension.

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    Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

    A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension. In December 2011 Congress passed a two-month payroll tax…

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    Fiscal Year 2012 Combined Federal Spending Legislation, Part 1

    Leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees met in a conference committee to combine multiple appropriations bills into a single package.

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Second Meeting

    The House-Senate Conference Committee on Financial Regulations legislation reconvened to make changes to the bill voted on the previous week. Senator Scott Brown indicated that he…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 8, Final Vote

    The House-Senate conference committee on the financial regulations bill wrapped up its work early today following a marathon 20-hour session. The measure passed out of conference on a…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 7

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation. Topics included proxy access and covered bonds.…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 6

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation. Topics included proxy access. This portion ends…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 5

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation. Topics included liability in financial statements and…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 4

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation. Senator Dodd talked about the Volcker rule and…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 7, Part 3

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation. Senator Leahy proposed an amendment to disclose…

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