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    U.S. Aid to Former Soviet Union

    Ambassador Robert Strauss discussed the food situation in the independent states of the former Soviet Union. Issues brought up in the hearing included the leadership of Russian…

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    House Session

    H.R. 4312: A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to bilingual election requirements. H.R. 4850: A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide increased…

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    House Session

    HR 5373: A bill to make appropriations for energy and water development for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1993. HR 4996: A bill to extend the authorities of the Overseas Private…

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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

    S. 606: A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by designating certain segments of the Allegheny River in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a component of the National Wild and…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference reports on H.R. 2698, H.R. 2426, and H.R. 1415, to make appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, the Food and Drug Administration, the…

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    House Session

    Members of the House of Representatives debated amendments and legislation facing the House.

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    House Session

    The House failed to agree to H. Res. 101, disapproving the extension of fast-track procedures to start trade negotiations. The House agreed to H.Res. 146, expressing the…

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    Special Orders for Morris Udall

    Members of the House of Representatives paid tribute to Rep. Morris Udall, who resigned from Congress during the previous week due to incapacitation from Parkinson’s…

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    House Session

    The House filed a report to amend title 18, to require a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun. The House passed H.R. 1988, to authorize appropriations to NASA for research…

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    Campaign Finance Reform

    The House Administration committee’s Task Force on Campaign Finance Reform heard testimony from House members on the need for meaningful campaign reform. The Task Force had…

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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

    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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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 5021, commerce, justice, and judicial appropriations, after having agreed to recede from its disagreement over amendment 165. The House…

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    House Session

    The House suspended the rules and passed S. 2737 establishing the minting of a silver dollar coin commemorating the ending of the Korean War and honoring those who served. The House…

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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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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 3950, the “Food and Agricultural Resources Act of 1990” but came to no resolution. Five amendments were agreed to and two amendments were…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass several amendments, including H.R. 4039, to amend the Public Health Service Act; H.R. 238, to amend the PHSA to establish a program for…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4982, to promote the study of mathematics and science in elementary schools and to provide training for mathematics and science…

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    House session

    The House passed H.R. 5064, to provide for a program of grants to local educational agencies for drug abuse resistance education programs. The House passed H.R. 5124, to expand and…

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