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    House Session

    HR 5503: A bill to make appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies. HR 5678: A bill to make appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and…

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    U.S. Aid to Former Soviet Union

    The committee heard testimony from Secretary of State James Baker on proposals to provide economic aid to the independent republics which had formerly been part of the Soviet…

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    House Session

    H.Res. 400: A resolution electing Resident Commissioner Colorado to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. H.Res. 2850: A resolution to make technical and conforming…

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    Middle East Situation

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the situation in the Middle East from Assistant Secretary Djerejian. He discussed issues such as the state of the hostages still held in Lebanon,…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2100, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2, to entitle employees to family leave in certain cases involving a birth, an adoption, or a serious health condition and temporary medical leave in certain cases…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 1773, to extend for a period of 31 days the legislative reinstatement of the power of Indian tribes to exercise criminal jurisdiction over Indians.

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    House Session

    The House filed three reports, including one from the Committee on Education and Labor, one from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, and one calling for an amendment to the…

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    President Bush's New Peace Initiative

    Rep. Ackerman, member of the House Foreign Affairs committee, discussed the latest peace initiatives put forward by the Bush administration in the Middle East, and reflected upon the…

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    Fiscal Year 1992 International Affairs Budget

    The committee heard testimony from James Baker, U.S. Secretary of State, on the fiscal year 1992 federal budget proposal. In his remarks, Baker outlined a plan for the Middle East…

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    House Session

    A Resolution expressing support for the United States Forces in the Persian Gulf will be considered Friday, January 18, 1991.

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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on the situation in the Middle East. The House agreed to three extensions of the time for general debate by two hours, four hours, and four…

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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Secretary Baker, in testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the Persian Gulf crisis, said that Iraq’s decision to free all hostages is related to the previous…

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    New York Delegation: State and Local Taxes

    One of the provisions in the Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 will be a change in the limits on the deductibility of state and local taxes. The New York state congressional delegation…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5400, reform campaigns. The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5257, making appropriations for Labor and Health and Human…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2039, the Job Training Partnership Act, to improve the delivery of services to hard-to-serve adults and youth. Representative Mink was also sworn in during the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 7, to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocations Education Act to improve the provision of services. The House passed H.R. 4330, to establish…

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    Reaction to Presidential Address

    Rep. Ackerman reviewed President Bush’s speech to Congress on the Persian Gulf and the budget negotiations. He discussed the United States deployment of troops to Saudi…

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    Debate on Recommendation to Censure Rep.Frank

    In this excerpt, the House debates the Ethics Committee recommendation that Rep. Barney Frank be reprimanded by the full House. Rep. Frank was charged with unethical conduct…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Res. 440, in the matter of Representative Barney Frank. The House failed to agree to H. Res. 442, on the expulsion of Representative Barney…

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