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Entry Title Date
Death Tax Repeal Act Of 2015 April 16, 2015
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"Madam Speaker, it is ironic. This week, we have had hundreds and hundreds of businesspeople, folks from organized labor, contractors coming to town, pleading with Congress to get its act together and enact a 6-year comprehensive transportation bill. We have been frozen in place for years, with 23 short-term extensions because this Congress can’t figure out how to provide the resources necessary to deal with a critical situation."
Medicare Access And Chip Reauthorization Act Of 2015 March 26, 2015
Earl Blumenauer, D-OR
"I would hope that we could take the same spirit of cooperation and bipartisanship and listen to people in the outside world—organized labor, the AFL-CIO, the U.S. chamber, contractors, local government, environmentalists—who are all speaking with one voice: Congress, get your act together; give us funding to be able to fund the transportation bill for the first time in years and rebuild and renew America, to put people to work—and to show the same sort of bipartisan cooperation that I find really invigorating today."
Budget Week March 26, 2015
Frederica Wilson, D-FL
"As we gather together to reauthorize the surface transportation bill, as we gather together to sort out the diminishing value of the highway trust fund, let us come together to restore some of that faith with the American taxpayer that we will be accountable, that we will be efficient, and that we will be effective in the use of every one of their taxpayer dollars. We cannot ask them for more until we have proven to them that we have used responsibly what they sent to us yesterday."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget For Fiscal Year 2016 March 25, 2015
Eleanor Norton, D-DC
"Instead of using a readymade need in order to grow good jobs with good wages—the surface transportation bill that must be authorized this year—the Republican budget would, for the first time in our history, cut almost all new highway and transit funding. States would be left able to fill potholes but unable to begin a single new project."
Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 March 24, 2015
Barbara Boxer, D-CA
"MAP 21, our transportation bill, is set to expire as the summer construction season is beginning. Several States—Arkansas, Georgia, Wyoming, and Tennessee—have already delayed or canceled construction projects due to the uncertainty in the Federal transportation funding system. Other States are considering similar actions as the construction season fast approaches."

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