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The House passed the Senate version of health care legislation by a vote of 219 to 212. The House passed both the Senate health care legislation and the reconciliation bill. The…
Members debated the recommendation by the House ethics committee to censure Representative Charlie Rangel (D-NY) for violations of House rules and discrediting the institution through…
The House approved a fiscal year 2011 spending bill for the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. Another bill, which guarantees health care for first responders…
The House completed a short-term extension of tax and jobless benefits, and delayed cuts to Medicare cuts to doctors. They also passed the fiscal year 2011 defense programs bill. An amendment to this measure…
The House continued work on a bill establishing a $30 billion fund to be used for loans for small businesses.
The House considered a number of bills, including ones on surface transportation and aid for Haiti.
The House debated several measures related to federal lands and health care issues, including a bill to establish the Coltsville National Historic Park in Connecticut as a part of the…
The House approved an extension of unemployment benefits.
The House took up a couple of small business bills. One establishes a $30 billion fund to lend to small businesses, and another provides various tax cuts and incentives.
The House continued work on a bill that creates a new program to provide medical services and health monitoring for 9/11 first responders.
The House voted to repeal the “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy by a 250-175 vote.
The House debated a number of bills, including funding for airport improvement projects and a homebuyers assistance program.
The House considered bills that included a Haiti earthquake recovery and a tele-working program allowing federal employees to work from home at least 20 percent of the time.
The House passed a bill to fund the federal government through December 3, 2010.
The House approved a $30 billion small business lending fund to be overseen by the Treasury Department.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testified about Chinese fiscal policy and progress in talks to revalue the Chinese currency, the Yuan.