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  • Liberal Platform for the 21st Century Part 2
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    Liberal Platform for the 21st Century Part 2

    Participants gathered to hear testimony from a multitude of witnesses on various issues. This portion focused on economic issues, children’s issues, and the possibilities for building a…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreeed to H.J.Res. 647, disapproving of the president’s recommendations to extend Most Favored Nation status to China. The House passed H.R. 4939, extending conditional Most…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.R. 5170, Airport and Airway Improvement bill, to authorize appropriations to improve aviation safety and capacity after substituting the committee amendment and…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5229, making appropriations for the Department of Transportation. The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 291, expressing the sense of Congress regarding the need to account…

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  • Office of Civil Rights Part 1
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    Office of Civil Rights, Part 1

    Committee chairman Hawkins criticizes the Office for Civil Rights for failing to answer requests from the committee for more information on civil rights enforcement. He asks why the O.C.R. had not…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 3299 which provides for reconciliation pursuant to section 5 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for FY90. H.R. 2712, the Emergency Chinese Adjustment of Status…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House voted to sustain the President’s veto of H.R.2, the minimum wage law. The House also completed general debate on H.R. 1278, the financial institutions reform act.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House session continued.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 106 to set forth the congressional budget for the U.S. government for the fiscal years 1990, 1991, and 1992. During the debate the House agreed to an…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on H.R. 2, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to restore the minimum wage to a fair and equitable rate.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.R. 5247, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the United States Army Corps of Engineers to construct various…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H2813-H2900. The House continued consideration of H.R. 4264, the Defense Authorization Bill. The Solarz amendment was passed, expressing the sense of Congress that the President…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H999-H1081. The House voted to override the President’s veto of The Civil Rights Restoration Act, S.557, to restore the broad scope and coverage of the Education Amendments of 1972,…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11505-H11607. The House passed H.R. 1720, the Family Welfare Reform Act.

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  • GrammRudmanHollings Act and Education
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    Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act and Education

    The House Education and Labor committee held an oversight hearing on the impact of the sequestrations put in place by the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings anti-deficit law on federal education…

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  • Educating the Black Child
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    Educating the Black Child

    Representative Dymally opened the gathering with a short discussion on the development of rights for the black community under the Constitution. Representative Hawkins then delivered the…

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  • Education of Black Children
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    Education of Black Children

    Guests spoke about furthering education options for black children.

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  • Trade Bill Debate
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    Trade Bill Debate

    The House continued to debate the trade bill. An amendment was proposed to strengthen protections for worker rights. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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  • International Trade Debate
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    International Trade Debate

    The House debated a bill authorizing financing for purchases of domestic exports, including funds to be made available to the Export-Import Bank to bolster the price of U.S. exports. Note:…

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