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Senate women unite in fighting sexual assault

...newfound strength to address the issues that are impacting women across the country," said Murray, the head of the Senate Budget Committee.In speech after speech on the Senate floor, Republican and Democratic women - 10 of the 20 - focused on their...

...reported erroneously the Senate committee for which Bill Hoagland formerly worked. He was staff director for the Senate Budget Committee, not the Senate Appropriations Committee. Sound off on the important issues at
Begich gets new committee appointment

...S. Sen. Mark Begich has a new committee appointment. The Democrat's office said Begich was named to the Senate Budget Committee. The panel's responsibilities include helping draft Congress' annual budget. It also has jurisdiction over...
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...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the budget this year, despite the Bush administration's decision to do so. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Don Nickles, R-Okla., has decided to drop the idea from the Senate version of the annual budget...
Begich wants to freeze congressional pay for 2011

...Congress. Begich's office says the Alaska Democrat introduced a budget amendment to a resolution passed by the Senate Budget Committee that would freeze pay for 2011. The full Senate has approved a measure that would stop automatic raises for next...
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Senate seeks to revive Arctic drilling

...its budget plan for next year. Sound off on the important issues of the week at Senate Budget Committee Chairman Judd Gregg, R-N.H., said Tuesday that after shepherding through a five-year, $39 billion benefit...
Senators: Court unapologetic for Maui conference

...changes, the Senate may evaluate the judicial branch's budget request. Sessions is the senior Republican of the Senate Budget Committee."Ultimately, the Congress has the power to appropriate money, and we need to evaluate the judicial branch's...
Knee deep (and getting deeper)

...administration and Congress received more bad news from the Congressional Budget Office. In testimony before the Senate Budget Committee, CBO Director Doug Elmendorf said: "In the (health care reform) legislation that has been reported, we do...
Stevens says he may quit if ANWR doesn't go

...traditionally support ANWR drilling, and the party controls both houses of Congress and the White House. The Senate Budget Committee last week approved ANWR language that would set up a legislative detour around the threat of filibusters. Republicans...
Delegation launches another effort to open ANWR

...budget bill. The idea is that lease proceeds could pump as much as $1.5 billion into the federal treasury. The Senate Budget Committee was set to meet Wednesday, but disputes over the budget bill scuttled the work session. If the committee can't...


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