House Set to Vote on TEA-21 Extension, This One for Two Months
- Another TEA-21 Extension Likely, Jeffords Says. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;4/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31858, p5
Discusses the statement by U.S. Senator James M. Jeffords that another extension of the transportation law will likely be needed in order to give lawmakers extra income to finish work on spending House and Senate transportation legislation. Meeting of the Northeast Association of State...
- Education-Related House Committees. // Education Week;6/5/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 37, p12
The article presents the names of legislators handling different positions in the education-related House Committees in the U.S. Jamie L. Whitten is the chairman on Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Related Agencies. Jim Wright, a Democrat from Texas, is a member on the...
- The `Middle' Can Be Lonely for Moderate GOP Senator. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;06/14/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 40, p21
Features James M. Jeffords, a junior senator from Vermont and chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Cause of Jeffords' conflict with the Republicans; Style of Jeffords in promoting his political proposals; Remarks from Jeffords; Career background of Jeffords in...
- Party Pooper. Carlson, Tucker // New York;06/04/2001, Vol. 34 Issue 22, p28
Profiles Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords. Reasons for his decision to switch political parties; Political career; Views on taxation and health care; Discussion on bipartisanship in the United States government.
- H'wood's D.C. script goes into rewrite. Mcclintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;05/24/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 61, p1
Reports the plan of Senator James Jefford of resigning from the Republican Party in Washington. Reaction of entertainment industry lobbyists on the news; Impact of a switch in party alignments on the nominees to the Federal Communications Commission; Effects on the media consolidation issue.
- James Jeffords. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Jul2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p16
Features independent United States Senator James Jeffords of Vermont. Tough opponent of Jeffords in 1994; Percentage of the vote he won in 2000.
- Special-Education Law Is Renewed. Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie; Friel, Brian // National Journal;11/20/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 47/48, p3537
Reports on the agreement reached by a U.S. House-Senate conference committee on a reauthorization of the federal special-education law in November 2004. Provisions of the legislation; Reason for the opposition of Senator James Jeffords, I-Vt., on the bill; Legislators who managed to pull a...
- Senator Jeffords' Defection and Long-Term Care. Stoil, Michael J. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Aug2001, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p10
Focuses on the impact of the decision by United States Senator James M. Jeffords to serve as an independent rather than a Republican to health care legislation. Health care issues that led to the decision; Details on the changes in the Senate following the Jeffords' departure; Brief career...
- Workplace smoking ban off in Congress. Finnegan, Lisa // Occupational Hazards;Jun98, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p22
Reports that Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee Chairman, Senator James Jeffords (R-Vt.) has set aside a bill which will ban smoking in the workplace in the United States. Reason the bill has been set aside; Details on the conflict caused by bill S.1415 which was introduced by Chairman...