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    Senator John Heinz Memorial Service

    A memorial service was held for Senator John Heinz who was killed April 5 outside Philadelphia in the crash of a small plane. Senator Heinz had been a member of the House for five…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate opened with a prayer signed by Reverend Croft and spoken by Reverend Trancone. Both men are ministers at Gallaudet University, a liberal arts school for the deaf. They…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 3049, to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. The Senate passed H.R. 29, to amend the Clayton Act regarding interlocking…

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    Social Security Commission Meeting

    Members of the Social Security Reform Commission, also known as the Greenspan Commission, met to review options for the future viability of social security.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 4521, to establish a hydrogen research and development program. The Senate passed S. 2385, establishing the National Forest Foundation. The Senate passed…

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    Bork Nomination Defeat

    Senators Biden, Cranston, Hatch, Heinz, Metzenbaum and Thurmond offered their thoughts on the Senate vote that defeated the nominee Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice on the…

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S15379-S15533. The Senate passed H.R. 2890, to appropriate funds for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 1988.

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    Senate Session

    S.J.Res. 2, S.Res. 11, and S.Res. 12 were introduced. S.Res. 11, to commend the Secretary General of the United Nations was passed, as well as S.Res. 12,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2830, the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, to regulate agriculture. The Senate passed H.R. 4872, to establish the National Advisory Council…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5835, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1991. The Senate passed H.R. 1602, to amend…

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    Senate Session

    Consideration of S. 1127 was resumed, to provide for Medicare catastrophic illness coverage. Also, consideration of the military construction bill to allocate funds for the Department…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5114, making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs for fiscal year 1991. The Senate passed H.R. 5769, making appropriations…

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    Veterans' Administration to Cabinet Rank

    In this hearing, witnesses testified in favor of establishing an executive level Department of Veterans' Affairs. Areas investigated include the cost of administering a new department…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5399 making appropriations for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991. The Senate passed S. 2946, to amend the Public Health Service…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 15, to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve emergency medical services and trauma care. The Senate began consideration of S. 3209, to provide for…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 90, extending a warm welcome to His Excellency Lech Walesa, President of the Republic of Poland. The Senate passed S. 725, the Persian Gulf Conflict…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate consented to the following nominations: Manuel Lujan, Secretary of the Interior; Michael J. Boskin, Chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers; Jack F. Kemp,…

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    Senate Session

    CR. pp, S16907-S17076. The Senate extended the Federal Housing Administration’s authority to insure home mortgages by passing H.J. Res. 104. Debate continued over the Farm…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 137, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971. A unanimous-consent time-agreement was reached providing for the consideration of H.R.…

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    Catastrophic Health Care

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