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- Senate Preservation Fund: Key Transaction-Related Operating Practices Have Been Established but Additional Practices Are Needed. Franzel, Jeanette M. // GAO Reports;7/28/2009, p1
A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is presented concerning the Senate Preservation Fund. The report presents audit results from 2004-2008 and addresses the objectives of the audit, including investigations into whether Fund's transactions were authorized and accurately...
- Sheriff decries legislative effort to deny crime funds. Cross, Cheri // Inside Tucson Business;2/13/95, Vol. 4 Issue 46, p15
Focuses on the decision of the US Senate to deny state law enforcement agencies in Arizona federal crime funds allocated for the recruitment of more officers. Comments of Pima County sheriff Clarence Dupnik; Crime Control Act of 1994 provision to allow cities and counties in the state to accept...
- Senate staffs charge off diets. // Healthy Weight Journal;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p85
Reports on the amount spent by senators on aerobic classes and Weight Watchers programs according to the Secretary of the Senate report, which lists expenditures posted between October 1994 through March 1995.
- Victories abroad, but troubles on the Hill. Zimmermann, Tim // U.S. News & World Report;10/9/95, Vol. 119 Issue 14, p16
Looks at the foreign policy overtures of Warren Christopher and Richard Holbrooke in 1995 and states that the Clinton administration's toughest adversaries are on Capitol Hill. The desire of Jesse Helms and the Republican Congress to cut the number of foreign affairs agencies and their budgets.
- Hatfield may doom lobbying reform. Campbell, Jeffords // Human Events;11/3/95, Vol. 51 Issue 42, p4
Reports on the likelihood for Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Mark Hatfield to continue diverting money to special interest groups like Planned Parenthood. Insufficient support given to the Simpson-Istook compromise, a compromise which met the objections of non-partisan grassroots...
- Senate OKs Omnibus, ups drug fines, restricts bankrupts, house keeps fatherhood target, passes... // Human Events;12/10/99, Vol. 55 Issue 46, p26
Reports several appropriations bills passed by the Senate in the 106th Congress in the United States. Includes the Omnibus Appropriations Bill; Rejection of an amendment to the Fathers Count Act; Passage of the Fiscal 2000 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.
- Senate passes $385-billion Omnibus bill. // Human Events;12/10/99, Vol. 55 Issue 46, p27
Reports Senate approval of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill in the United States. Provisions of the bill; Views of the proponents and opponents of the bill; Implications of the bill for the Northeast dairy compact and milk pricing plan; List of legislators supporting and opposing the bill.
- Senate passes second version of continuing resolution. // Human Events;12/1/95, Vol. 51 Issue 46, p23
Reports that the US Senate has passed the second version of the Continuing Resolution to provide appropriations for the fiscal 1996 spending bills. Signing of the bill by President Clinton; Exclusion of provisions related to Medicare; Concern over the feasibility of the Grand Old Party (GOP)...
- Rural fire protection program funding clears hurdle. // Fire Engineering;Nov97, Vol. 150 Issue 11, p28
Provides information on the funding of Rural Community Fire Protection (RCFP) program in United States. US Congress and Senate's budget allocated for the program; Benefits of RCFP program.