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Entry Title Date
Focusing On Working Families October 28, 2015
Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-NJ
"This body has voted four times in support of the Confederate battle flag, but we have taken no votes on legislation that will level the playing field for working Americans. This body has voted against a solid, long-term transportation and infrastructure bill five times, and we have taken no votes on legislation to boost American wages. This body has voted countless times to undermine the Affordable Care Act or endanger women’s access to health care, but we have taken no votes on legislation to help families balance the needs of work and their personal lives. That is in spite of statements from Members like the Republican nominee for Speaker who just last week indicated he wouldn’t run for the position unless he would be allowed to set aside time to spend with his family."
Honor Our Fallen Heroes Act October 23, 2015
Frank Guinta, R-NH
"Pam discovered that Private Samuel Zortman died at the age of 21 in a Confederate prison camp. Conditions were brutal. He died of starvation. His captors buried him in a mass grave and has since been moved to a national cemetery in South Carolina. An empty tomb near his hometown in Pennsylvania memorializes Private Zortman; but despite ample evidence of his service and death as a POW, the Veterans Health Administration cannot award him a headstone at a U.S. military cemetery."
Tsa Office Of Inspection Accountability Act Of 2015 September 30, 2015
David Price, D-NC
"Apparently the answer is “yes”. The Senate couldn’t pass a single appropriations bill. The House passed a few with Republican votes alone, and then the process collapsed under the weight of the Confederate battle flag debate. That was a particularly disgraceful episode, but the process was already on life support. It was never going to work, and Republican leaders have known that all year."
Antishutdown September 18, 2015
Scott Peters, D-CA
"This summer, the regular process for funding the government broke down because the majority couldn’t figure out its stance on the Confederate flag. Today, partisan extremists are threatening another shutdown over women’s health care that would be a self-inflicted hit to our economy."
Recognizing Michael R. Frey On The Occasion Of His Retirement As Sully District Supervisor September 18, 2015
Gerald Connolly, D-VA
"In a career spanning four decades, Michael’s accomplishments are many, but let me cite just a few to convey the magnitude of the imprint he will leave on the community and our county. Michael and I both share a passion for history, and the Sully District is a historically-rich community. It is home to several landmarks, including the Centreville Historic District and Park, which Michael helped to initiate and expand. The park contains remnants of one of the first fortifications constructed by the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was actually occupied by both sides during the conflict. He was instrumental in preserving historic Mount Gilead and the Sears House as well."

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