TITLE

NOTEBOOK

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;6/16/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 23, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs related to United States politics and government as of June 16, 2003. Appointment of former Senator Robert Torricelli, who was scrutinized by Congress for accepting gifts from a donor, to oversee a Honeywell toxic waste site cleanup in New Jersey, a task to which he was appointed by a federal judge who owes his seat to Torricelli; Fealty of Congressman W.J. 'Billy' Tauzin to many industrial sectors; Probability that his position on the House Energy and Commerce Committee means that any Congressional efforts to overturn the Federal Communications Commission ruling to ease media ownership will be met with overpowering resistance; Means by which Congressional Republicans have attempted to modify a tax cut for their own political gain.
ACCESSION #
9969501

 

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