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Entry Title Date
Transportation Infrastructure May 20, 2015
Jerrold Nadler, D-NY
"The priorities of this Congress are completely out of whack. Our infrastructure is crumbling around us, and the majority continues to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, while leaving transportation funding to wither on the vine."
Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations The Right To Appeal Act—Motion To Proceed—Continued May 13, 2015
Orrin Hatch, R-UT
"This is, in my opinion, the best of all possible outcomes. This is what Republicans have been working toward all along—and, I might add, some courageous Democrats as well. While we could not and still cannot guarantee that all four bills will become law, we certainly want to see the Customs and preferences bills pass the Senate. I am a coauthor of both of those bills. They are high priorities for me. It was never my intention to let them wither on the legislative calendar. I was always going to do everything in my power to help move them forward. That is why at the Finance Committee markup I committed to work with my colleagues to try to get all four of these bills across the finish line. That is the agreement which was made, and as of right now, it appears we will be able to make good on that commitment on a much shorter timeline than I think any of us expected."
Rafael Ramos And Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act Of 2015 May 12, 2015
Robert Goodlatte, R-VA
"First, unlike the Blue Alert bills from prior Congresses that passed this body only to wither away in the Senate, S. 665 will be sent directly to the President’s desk for signature following House passage. I urge him to sign this legislation without delay."
Appointment Of Conferees On S. Con. Res. 11, Concurrent Resolution On The Budget, Fiscal Year 2016 April 14, 2015
Gwen Moore, D-WI
"Again, the Medicare voucher is just a sham, Mr. Speaker. Senior citizens and people with disabilities rely on this for their health security. I guess the Republicans have said it time and again that they would like to see Medicare wither on the vine, and adopting the provisions in the House budget will in fact accomplish that."
Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions February 4, 2015
Patrick Leahy, D-VT
"I would remind my colleagues that several years ago the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found that email was fully protected by the Fourth Amendment. It said that “the Fourth Amendment must keep pace with the inexorable march of technological progress, or its guarantees will wither and perish.” This bill takes up that challenge."

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