Congress Next Week – Leader Cantor’s Schedule

Below is the schedule for the Republican led House of Representatives. (The Democrat led Senate takes its cue from the Northampton Supervisors – an entire work week for 100 senators with NO AGENDA!!) THE LEADER’S WEEKLY SCHEDULE WEEK OF JANUARY 30TH, 2012 MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH On Monday, the House is (more…)

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Congress: Bicameral Contrast. Source: Roll Call

DDemocrats control the Senate: THE SENATE: Convened at 10 for nothing other than six hours of speechifying — with a break at lunch for the first party caucuses of the new year. Republicans control the House: THE HOUSE: Convened at 10 and at noon will start debating five non-controversial bills, (more…)

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Go to “WheresMyWaiver.com” to apply…

The number of waivers the Obama administration has awarded for a provision of the year-old healthcare reform law grew by 128 in March. With the new waivers, that means 1,168 businesses, insurers, unions and other organizations have received one-year exemptions from a healthcare reform provision requiring at least $750,000 in (more…)

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GOP Pancake Breakfast – It’s GRRRREEEAAATT!!

Well over 200 people turned out for a hearty spring breakfast yesterday to meet the GOP Candidates as well as Local, State & Federal Officials in a casual, neighborly get together at the Northampton Senior Center. Starting at 8am and running through to almost Noon, Northampton residents were able to (more…)

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Fitzpatrick Demands Answers on Libya

Calls on Administration to Provide Clarity Mar 25, 2011 Issues: Defense and National Security, Foreign Affairs LANGHORNE, Pa. – Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick today released the following statement on the ongoing United States military operations in Libya which commenced on March 19, 2011. “There are important questions that need to be (more…)

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House Majority Leader Cantor’s Statement on the Ongoing Spending Debate

Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., 3/25/2011; Posted: 3/25/2011 Subject(s): Appropriations CONTACT: Laena Fallon March 25, 2011 (202) 225-4027 Leader Cantor Statement on the Ongoing Spending Debate Washington, D.C. ? House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing spending debate: “Senator Schumer’s comments this morning that (more…)

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U. S. Senate votes to strike down 1099 requirement

After months of failing to agree on how to repeal an unpopular IRS reporting provision included in the healthcare reform act, the Senate voted overwhelmingly to strike it down Wednesday night. The Senate voted 81-17 on the 1099-reporting requirement, with 17 Democrats voting against the measure. The healthcare reform provision (more…)

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Americans: Cut Federal Spending – Rasmussen Poll

First things first. Despite official Washington’s increasing fixation on the federal budget deficit, most voters think cutting federal spending is a bigger priority. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 57% of Likely U.S. Voters think reducing federal government spending is more important than reducing the deficit. Thirty-four (more…)

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