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  • President Obama
  • In August 2015 a revised version of CIEDRA, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, passed Congress and was signed by President Obama, creating the Hemingway-Boulders, Jim McClure-Jerry Peak, and White Clouds wilderness areas, which cover a total of 275,665 acres (111,558 ha) of central Idaho. (wikipedia.org)
  • If they don t kiss and make up (and they initially won t) Republicans will act as though President Obama doesn t have a veto pen until enough members decide it is time to do some serious horse trading with the President, such as dropping onerous demands in a major appropriations bill in exchange for White House approval for the Keystone Pipeline. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • 1992
  • During the 1992 session, she was the primary sponsor of legislation that put on the ballot an initiative that would create the sentence of life without parole. (wikipedia.org)
  • He put himself through law school, and toiled as a minor county bureaucrat until, one day, he was discovered by Republican State Chairman William Powers who made him executive director of the New York state GOP in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was the Executive Director & Chief Counsel of the New York Republican Party from 1992 to 1995, a period of tremendous success for the state GOP. (wikipedia.org)
  • Among the legislation she sponsored were the 1992 Battered Women's Testimony Act, which provided funds for indigent women to hire expert testimony in domestic abuse cases, and the Judicial Training Act, which funded programs to educate judges about domestic violence, especially in child custody cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senate
  • While some members of Congress with a medical background prefer to be addressed as "Doctor" (most notably former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist), Simpson does not insist that he be referred to as Dr. Simpson, preferring to simply go by Congressman or Mr. Simpson. (wikipedia.org)
  • In November 1994, Cubin ran for Wyoming's U.S. House seat, to succeed Republican Craig Thomas, who was running for (and would be elected to) the United States Senate. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The son of migrant workers who never made it past the fifth grade, Cuellar has positioned himself as a strong advocate for education and has often described himself as "the most degreed member of Congress," having earned an associates degree, a bachelor's in Foreign Service, a master's degree in International Trade, a law degree, and a Ph.D. in Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • bill
  • He opposed any version of Bush's school voucher proposal, supported offshore oil drilling, supported increasing government regulated fuel efficiency standards for automobiles, voted for the Matthew Shepard Act, a hate crimes prevention bill, and supported the McCain-Feingold campaign finance legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • 113th Congress), a bill that would amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize grant programs and other initiatives to promote expanded screening of newborns and children for heritable disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • 113th Congress), a bill that would make appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for FY2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major legislation moving through Congress, such as an emergency appropriations bill or another Doc-Fix bill early in the year, could include HIT provisions. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • She voted against declaring English the official language of the United States and, in 1996, against a bill overwhelmingly approved by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton to combat illegal immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • federal
  • In 2006, Cubin was listed as cosponsoring legislation that would sell off some federal land to help pay for Hurricane Katrina and other disaster relief. (wikipedia.org)
  • control
  • Morella opposes her party's positions on abortion, gun control, gay rights, and the environmental movement, voted for government funding of contraceptives and needle exchange programs for drug addicts, and favored the legalization of medical marijuana. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • Republicans then tried to pass a second privileged resolution (H.Res.612) which would have rebuked Murtha for not showing the proper degree of respect as Speaker pro tempore to Rep. Sesenbrenner and misusing his power as chair. (wikipedia.org)
  • issues
  • That journal gave him "conservative" ratings of 53% (economy), 65% (social issues) and 73% (foreign policy) in the 2004 congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has broken with his party on several issues, for example supporting President Obama's expansion of SCHIP and the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was active in human rights, women's health, and domestic violence issues in Congress, and served on the Science and Government Reform Committees. (wikipedia.org)
  • away
  • His website featured a picture of him swinging a two-by-four with the words "Bangin' away in D.C." While in Congress, Traficant was a supporter of immigration reduction, and a strong opponent of illegal immigration. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • She was returned to the state legislature for an additional term, before running for United States Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • example
  • Example: A new ICD-10 compliance date and delayed enforcement of the Medicare two-midnight payment policy were part of the Doc-Fix legislation enacted last spring to stave off a huge cut in Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians. (healthdatamanagement.com)
  • Plan
  • As a Congressman, Platts supported many of President George W. Bush's initiatives, tax cuts, drilling in ANWR, the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, the Iraq War, and a ban on same-sex marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • He taught courses on drug and alcohol dependency and recovery at Youngstown State University and Kent State University, as well as lecturing on drug and alcohol abuse for colleges and government agencies outside Ohio. (wikipedia.org)