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Entry Title Date
Energy Policy Modernization Bill February 2, 2016
John Thune, R-SD
"Last year we passed a number of significant bipartisan bills, including a major reform of No Child Left Behind and a multiyear transportation bill that will strengthen our infrastructure and put Americans to work."
Supporting Transparent Regulatory And Environmental Actions In Mining Act January 12, 2016
Raúl Grijalva, D-AZ
"First, they carried out a multiyear investigation into this rule, holding no less than 12 hearings and demanding tens of thousands of pages of documents, and ultimately coming up with nothing. Then they passed a bill last Congress to block the rule. Actually, they liked it so much, they passed the bill twice. Those bills, however, went nowhere."
Proper Operation Of The Senate December 18, 2015
Orrin Hatch, R-UT
"Instead of wasting the Senate’s precious time on political show votes, the new majority leadership has focused the Senate’s consideration on measures that can actually pass, which almost always require bipartisan support. We have also made sure to fulfill Congress’s most basic fiscal management responsibilities. We passed the first bicameral budget since 2009 and the first budget that balances in 14 years. Based on that budget blueprint, the Appropriations Committee passed all 12 appropriations bills for the first time since 2009. While the minority unfortunately chose to block numerous attempts we made to pass these bills on the floor through regular order, we struck a multiyear bipartisan budget deal to last through the rest of the Obama administration. Passing this legislation warded off the threat of another shutdown or a disastrous default on our debt. We have also struck a deal on an omnibus spending bill for next year that, while imperfect, makes important progress in a number of areas, such as repealing the antiquated oil export ban to create jobs at home and ward off the influences of Vladimir Putin and other dangerous rogues abroad, increasing resources for our military at a time of great threat, strengthening the Visa Waiver Program to protect against terrorists, and provisions to bar the transfer of Guantanamo detainees to American soil."
Toxic Substances Control Act December 17, 2015
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"Mr. President, I am pleased to move forward with the Senate language on the Toxic Substances Control Act, TSCA, which has been a difficult, multiyear odyssey."
Omnibus Legislation December 17, 2015
John Cornyn, R-TX
"But I am happy and proud of the fact that in virtually every other area we have undertaken—following the budget, the multiyear highway bill, the trade promotion authority legislation, the Defense authorization bill that was led by our colleague from Arizona, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act that passed 99 to 0—as I was talking about with the Senator from Tennessee, it is clear we know how to work together on a bipartisan basis, disagreeing on some issues but finding common ground where we can, and the American people end up being the winner."

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