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daily review brief: Wednesday July 30 2014

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daily review brief: Wednesday July 30 2014

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Ranking Members Waxman and Rush Call for Hearing on New EPA Report on the Dangers of Climate Change: WASHINGTO... http://1.usa.gov/1qptjHC

Introducing the Rising Star Series: A New Women’s Caucus Initiative: Introducing the Rising Stars Series: a ne... http://bit.ly/1qpueIb

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Representative Diana DeGette on the Highway Trust Fund: Last reply by bot on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:05:07 +0000 http://bit.ly/1o6eoU8

President Obama in Kansas City: Last reply by bot on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:04:30 +0000 http://bit.ly/1o6erPy

Senate Debate on Supplemental Spending: Last reply by bot on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:04:06 +0000 http://bit.ly/1o6eoU0

House Democrats News Conference on GOP Lawsuit: Last reply by bot on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:03:48 +0000 http://bit.ly/1o6erzd

Interruption to Water Service Caused by Pipe Failure:
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Statement on the 49th Anniversary of Medicare Being Signed Into: Honolulu, HI – U.S. Representative Colleen Ha... http://1.usa.gov/1qnN3LJ

Rep. Roybal-Allard, Tri-Caucus Members Introduce the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2014: Today, Cong... http://1.usa.gov/1u1wlUV

Linda Sánchez to Department of State: Institute In-Country Processing Programs to Alleviate Border Crisis (Jul... http://1.usa.gov/Xh2blL

7/30/2014: Today on the show, justice is served on Senior Legal Analyst time (twice); civics class; the econom... http://bit.ly/Xh029H

Titus Introduces Strengthening Charities Through Transparency Act: July 30, 2014

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Peters Announces Federal Grant for Detroit Fire Department: WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Gary Peter... http://1.usa.gov/1lYi3iG

Economy Rebounds Strongly: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:10:56 +0000 http://bit.ly/1tuTVvE

Democratic Poll Gives Pryor the Edge: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:08:31 +0000 http://bit.ly/1qoEaS1

Peters Still Leads for Senate in Michigan: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:07:46 +0000 http://bit.ly/1qoEaBG

Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Kansas, City, MO: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:03:33 +0000 http://bit.ly/1tuTSjz

Langevin Supports the Make It in America Agenda: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:02:49 +0000 http://bit.ly/1qoE7Wy

Cohen, Takano, Davis Announce Legislation to Protect Students from For-Profit Colleges: [WASHINGTON, DC] – Ear... http://1.usa.gov/1lYgS2G

Congressman Fattah Announces $3 Million Award to Drexel University to Expand Minority Representation in STEM F... http://1.usa.gov/1lYgfWL

H.Res.676: Providing for authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President or other executive bran... http://1.usa.gov/1o5tzwR

H.Con.Res.111: (07/30/2014 legislative day) http://1.usa.gov/1o5txF8

U.S. economy grew preliminary 4% in second quarter: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:34:04 +0000 http://bit.ly/1u1fodh

Private sector adds 218,000 jobs in July: ADP: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:33:43 +0000 http://bit.ly/1u1fodc

IT Profession​als: Apply to Become a Foreign Service Informa: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:21:31 +0000 http://bit.ly/1u1fm59

July 30 - Wednesday: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:20:30 +0000 http://bit.ly/1s4mIFF

Highlights: Enabling Inclusive Economic Development: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:19:13 +0000 http://bit.ly/1u1fm52

Hoyer Remarks on Veterans Affairs Bill: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:51:27 +0000 http://bit.ly/1tuCaNf

Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference on GOP Lawsuit, House Demo: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:50:59 +0000 http://bit.ly/1qolS3g

Attorney Vacancies for U.S. Department of Justice. This page: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:49:47 +0000 http://bit.ly/1qolQbU

Hoyer: VA Bill Is Not Perfect, But Is a Bipartisan Compromis: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:49:06 +0000 http://bit.ly/1tuCawI

Johnson’s Native Languages Bill Passes Out of Committee, Heads to Senate Floor: U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD... http://1.usa.gov/1o5jcZH

SEC Charges Company CEO and Former CFO With Hiding Internal Controls Deficiencies and Violating Sarbanes-Oxley... http://1.usa.gov/1qoanJl

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Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Detroit Fire Department and Richmond-Lenox EMS Ambulance Authori... http://1.usa.gov/1u17RLr

Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Hudson Township Fire and Rescue: U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow a... http://1.usa.gov/1u17UXC

Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Fire Prevention Grant for the Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan: U.S.... http://1.usa.gov/1s4dzN3

Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Leslie Fire Department to Buy New Vehicle: U.S. Senators Debbie ... http://1.usa.gov/1s4dBVl

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Over $485,000 For Suffolk County Fire Departments; Investment Means Vital Equipme... http://1.usa.gov/1tuwmmN

Gillibrand Statement On Today’s Senate Hearing On Paid Family Leave: http://1.usa.gov/1qof6ut

Bipartisan Bill Takes Aim At Sexual Assault On Campuses, Protecting Students, Boosting Accountability And Tran... http://1.usa.gov/1qof8SY

Rep. Ron Kind Introduces Bill to Stop Child Labor Overseas: Washington, DC – Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI) has introduc... http://1.usa.gov/1qoeNzO

Reps. Kind, Moore and Pocan Call for Further Action to Ensure Quality Care at VA Hospitals Serving Wisconsin V... http://1.usa.gov/XgAhq6

Owens announces $117K in grant funding for local firefighters and rescue services: Today Congressman Bill Owen... http://1.usa.gov/1o57pKY

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement: Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement http://1.usa.gov/1tu0wql

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Delaney: Second Quarter Economic Growth Encouraging But Much More Work to Do: WASHINGTON – Wednesday, the Bure... http://1.usa.gov/1xAHFr7

Delaney Statement on the 49th Anniversary of Medicare: WASHINGTON - July 30, 2014, marks the 49th anniversary ... http://1.usa.gov/1xAHFaR

Bipartisan Group of House Members Introduce Resolution on South Sudan: WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip ... http://1.usa.gov/1tujsVZ

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Congresswoman Lee Introduces Bill to Advance U.S. Leadership Abroad: Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Bar... http://1.usa.gov/1qo0qLX

H.Con.Res.107: Denouncing the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in ... http://1.usa.gov/1o50AZZ

H.R.5195: Emergency Afghan Allies Extension Act of 2014 (07/30/2014 legislative day) http://1.usa.gov/1o50AZW

Pocan Statement on Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama: Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02)... http://1.usa.gov/Xgkibp

Pocan and Wilson Introduce Relief for Underwater Student Borrowers Act: Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Poca... http://1.usa.gov/Xgkfwt

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Congressman Fattah Statement in Support of VA Reform Bill: Congressman Fattah , a member of the House Appropri... http://1.usa.gov/1lXynjy

Two Years After Harkin Report Revealed Questionable Business Practices in
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DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on the 49th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid:
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Senate Republicans Block Legislation to Bring Jobs Back to America, End Tax Giveaway to Corporations Shipping ... http://1.usa.gov/1qn4hc0

Peters Applauds Formation of NITC Authority: Today, U.S. Representative Gary Peters (MI-14) supported the anno... http://1.usa.gov/1o48hQ7

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HIGHWAY TRUST FUND: Murray Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Avoid a Crisis, Take Step Toward Long Term Solution... http://1.usa.gov/Xf5hqk

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SEC Names Alberto Arevalo as Associate Director in the Office of International Affairs:
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SEC Names Alberto Arevalo as Associate Director in the Office of International Affairs:
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City Of Las Vegas Safekey Registration Opens Aug. 4: Click the article header for the complete story.

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Keeping Our Promise to Colorado’s Senior Citizens: For nearly 50 years, Medicare has ensured Colorado senior c... http://1.usa.gov/1o3VMnL

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GDP Q2 2014 - First Estimate: http://1.usa.gov/1qmK0n7

Congresswoman Kaptur (OH-09) Statement on NASA Glenn’s New Mission Integration Center:
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Smith Statement on Republican Appropriation Bill for Unaccompanied Minors: Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) relea... http://1.usa.gov/1o3KPlY

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Shea-Porter Statement on VA Reform Compromise: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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NOVA Delegation Statement on GSA's Announcement of Virginia as Potential FBI Headquarters Location: The Northe... http://1.usa.gov/1ql6TXO

Congressman Cleaver Welcomes President Obama to Kansas City, Missouri: KANSAS CITY, MO. – Congressman Emanuel ... http://1.usa.gov/1qkWcVo

Key House panel approves Pittenger-Maloney bill to study outdated Fed rule that limits consumer bank account t... http://1.usa.gov/XdC3Iw

Maloney Statement on retirement of Metropolitan Museum President Emily Rafferty: WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Ca... http://1.usa.gov/XdC27w

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Congressman Garamendi Argues BDCP’s Twin Tunnels Project Fails to Include Full Range of Better Alternatives as... http://1.usa.gov/1s1A45f

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Rep. Waxman Statement on Celebrating Eid-al-Fitr: WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Henry A. Waxman issued the following s... http://1.usa.gov/XcOxQC

Safe Climate Caucus Warns of the Effects of Climate Change: WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, members of the Safe Cl... http://1.usa.gov/1qkhfYf

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Hoyer Remarks at National Leadership Assembly for Israel: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:44:15 +0000 http://bit.ly/1xwZTK7

Bipartisan Group of House Members Introduce Resolution on So: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:43:22 +0000 http://bit.ly/1o1iWLu

NIGHTLY WHIP: TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014: Last reply by bot on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:42:34 +0000 http://bit.ly/1xwZUxJ

As Congress debates VA reform, Rep. Dina Titus spends long nights in committee hearings: July 29, 2014

WASHIN... http://1.usa.gov/1tYfvWZ

Titus Calls on Congress to Act on Important Legislation: July 29, 2014

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U.S. Senate Passes Short-term Bill to Help Refill Highway Trust Fund: http://1.usa.gov/1xwvqfp

Governor Releases $1.25 Million to Girl Scouts of Hawaii for Camp Improvements: HONOLULU – Gov. Neil Abercromb... http://1.usa.gov/1qjjOtj

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