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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9129-H9450. In a rare move 48 Democrats joined with a unanimous Republican vote to defeat the rule for floor consideration of H.R.3545. Some Members objected to the limits it…

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    Military Weapon Systems

    Members debated the merits of proposed military weapon systems.

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    House Highlight

    The House met debated various legislation.

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    House Session

    The House concluded all general debate and began consideration of amendments to H.R. 2273, to establish a comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability. The…

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    House Session

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    1985 Farm Bill

    The House met to consider the 1985 farm Bill.

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    Superfund Reauthorization

    The House met to consider legislation to update and reauthorize the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. They sought to create a new framework to…

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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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    Clearcutting of National Forests

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the practices of the National Forest Service in clearcutting areas of national forests in order to spur fresh growth. The clearcutting process,…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3471, to establish the Veterans' Administration as an executive department. The House agreed to S.Con.Res. 154, to correct…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H10899-H10990. The House passed H.J. Res. 395, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1988.

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    House Session

    The House introduced 51 public bills, two private bills, and nine resolutions. By a vote of 387 yeas to 23 nays, the House passed H.R. 355, to amend the Reclamation States Drought…

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    House Session

    CR pp. H343-H418. The House agreed to instruct conferees appointed for consideration of H.R. 5, to improve elementary and secondary education, to agree to language that offers a…

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    House Proceedings

    The House sustained the President’s veto of H.R. 770, which would entitle employees to family and medical leave in certain cases. The House continued consideration of H.R. 3950,…

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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H635-H713 The House failed to pass H.J. Res. 484, to provide assistance and support for peace, democracy and reconciliation in Central America.

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    1990 Farm Bill

    The committee met to discuss the 1990 Farm Bill and to review the budget for fiscal year 1991. The meeting also included testimony from the Secretary of Agriculture.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9625-H9656. The House passed H.J. Res. 394, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1988.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H4835-H4939. The House passed H.R. 4794 making appropriations for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 1989. The House also passed H.R. 4867 making appropriations…

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