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  • Surgeon General Confirmation
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    Surgeon General Confirmation

    Dr. Richard Carmona testified about his qualifications and his experience as the president’s nominee to become surgeon general. Among the topics he addressed were public health concerns as…

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  • Student Loans
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    Student Loans

    Mr. Hansen appeared before the committee to testify about student loan programs and a proposal to grant student loans with variable interest rates. Opening statements generated passionate…

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  • Nomination Hearings
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    Nomination Hearings

    Committee members heard testimony from Andrew von Eschenbach on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. They also heard testimony from Paul DeCamp on his…

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  • Mine Safety Officials Nominations
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    Mine Safety Officials Nominations

    Mr. Foulke testified about his qualifications to serve as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. Mr. Stickler testified about his qualifications to serve as…

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  • School Children Displaced by Hurricane
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    School Children Displaced by Hurricane

    The Senate Subcommittee on Education and Early Childhood held a hearing to discuss how to help school children displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Witnesses testified on the financial and…

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  • PostHurricane School Rebuilding
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    Post-Hurricane School Rebuilding

    A Senate committee met to discuss relief efforts for survivors of Hurricane Katrina in the areas of education, health care, and jobs. The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions…

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  • History Education
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    History Education

    The Education and Early Childhood Development Subcommittee heard testimony about the teaching of American history and civics. Topics included the proposed American History Achievement Act and ways to…

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  • Hybrid Pension Plans
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    Hybrid Pension Plans

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Subcommittee on Retirement Security and Aging held a hearing on reforming hybrid and multi-employer pension plans. Witnesses testified about…

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  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
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    Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

    The witnesses testified about pension issues, including the financial status of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation and proposals to restructure it.

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  • EndofLife Care
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    End-of-Life Care

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee held a hearing on “Health Care Provided to Non-Ambulatory Persons.” Doctors from federal programs and universities testified…

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  • Food and Drug Administration Nomination Hearing
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    Food and Drug Administration Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hold a hearing on the confirmation of Lester M. Crawford as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He testified about…

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  • Prescription Drug Safety
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    Prescription Drug Safety

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard testimony from medical experts and consumer advocates on drug safety and the approval process for new drugs. Among the…

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  • Secretary of Health  Human Services Confirmation
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    Secretary of Health & Human Services Confirmation

    Mr. Leavitt testified about his qualifications and experience as President Bush’s nominee to become Secretary of Health and Human Services in the administration’s second term. Among the…

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  • Secretary of Education Nomination Hearing
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    Secretary of Education Nomination Hearing

    Ms. Spellings, President Bush’s nominee for secretary of the Department of Education, testified about her qualifications. Senator Kennedy, ranking member of the committee, praised Ms. Spellings highly…

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  • Financial Abuse of the Elderly
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    Financial Abuse of the Elderly

    Maryland’s attorney general, abuse victims and others testified about financial abuse and exploitation of the elderly. Topics included telemarketing scams, identity theft and law…

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  • Mental Health Commission Report
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    Mental Health Commission Report

    Witnesses testified about a recent report on mental health and the state of mental health care in the U.S.

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  • Safety of Local Pharmacy Drugs
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    Safety of Local Pharmacy Drugs

    The committee heard testimony on the safety and quality of drugs compounded at the local pharmacy level to determine if further regulation was necessary. The hearing examined the growth of…

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  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS
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    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

    Health officials testified about efforts to combat the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Among the issues they addressed were the extent of the disease in Asia and North…

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  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS
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    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

    Health officials testified about the deadly disease identified as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Among the issues they addressed were the origins of SARS, domestic and…

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  • Confirmation Hearing
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    Confirmation Hearing

    Mr. McClellan testified about his qualifications as administrator of the Food and Drug Administration. Among the topics he addressed were the placement of warning labels on products, drug…

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