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Entry Title Date
Student And Family Tax Simplification Act July 24, 2014
Lloyd Doggett, D-TX
"Eliminating a tax incentive for higher education that takes more than 4 years away will deal a blow to nearly 2 million students across America who claimed the Lifetime Learning Credit, or they did in 2013. Of these, about a million earn less than $40,000 a year. That is who is being cut by this."
Tribute To Dennis Jaeger July 24, 2014
Tim Johnson, D-SD
"There have been a number of key accomplishments on the Black Hills National Forest that Jaeger has helped facilitate, including guiding the successful merger of the Tribal Youth Natural Resources Crew with the Boxelder Job Corps Center Crew to become the Youth Natural Resources, YNR, Crew. The YNR Crew is much better organized, provides unique work training and education, remains very diverse and productive, and improves the land. The YNR Crew received a Regional Forester’s Honor Award in 2013. Dennis, as a key member of the Forest Leadership Team, helps guide one of the largest forest restoration programs in the United States. The Black Hills Forest received the Regional Forester’s Honor Award for its timber program in 2013 and the Chief’s Honor Award in 2013 for its Mountain Pine Beetle Response Project."
Additional Statements July 24, 2014
Kelly Ayotte, R-NH
"Madam President, I wish to recognize Thomas J. Minkler of Keene, NH, as he nears the end of his term as the 109th chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, also known as the Big “I.” Tom was installed as chairman of the Big “I” in September 2013, and he has been a strong and thoughtful leader for independent insurance agents across the country."
Notices Of Hearings July 24, 2014
Mary Landrieu, D-LA
"The title of this hearing is “Breaking the Logjam at BLM: Examining Ways to More Efficiently Process Permits for Energy Production on Federal Lands.” The purpose of this hearing is to understand the obstacles in permitting more energy projects on Federal lands and to consider S. 279, the Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2013, and S. 2440, the BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014, and related issues."
Recognizing The Contributions Of Ron Legler July 24, 2014
Alan Grayson, D-FL
"Ron is President and CEO of Florida Theatrical Association (FTA). Of his many accolades, Ron was recently recognized as Orlando Business Journal’s Most Influential Businessman (Non-Profit) and the Downtown Orlando Partnership’s Downtowner of the Year (DOTY). The Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando also awarded him the Debbie Simmons Community Service Award in 2013."

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