Citations with the tag: UNITED States. Congress. House
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- The House of Representatives--state by state.
// World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p221
Lists the number of representatives per state that are in the United States House of Representatives.
- Procurement rates are emphasized in '89...
// Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/13/88, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p25
The House Appropriations Committee has recommended appropriations for Fiscal 1989 military spending that closely match funding already authorized by the full house. The appropriations bill does not repeat restrictive language on arms control issues already adopted by the House, but instead...
- House blocks attempt to slash station funds.
Mecham, M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 7/24/89, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p32
Reports that the House voted to recommend a 13 percent increase to NASA's total Fiscal 1990 funding, blocking an attempt to slash space station funding in order to benefit other programs. Other committee changes to NASA budget request. B
- House Appropriation action signals trouble for ATF, advanced cruise missiles.
Gilmartin, P.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 8/7/89, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p27
Discusses recent House Appropriations Committee action on next year's defense budget, which includes the elimination of funding for the advanced tactical fighter (ATF), and unspecified cuts in the advanced cruise missile program. Other budget actions; Differences between House and Senate...
- Omnibus Drug Legislation.
Gilmartin, P.A. // Congressional Digest; Nov86, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p259
H.R.5484, the Omnibus Drug Enforcement, Education and Control Act of 1986, has spurred controversy. Should the Armed Forces be used to intercept shipments; Should the death penalty be used to deter sales? Listed: federal agencies involved, drug legislation 1965-86, recent Congressional...
- Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment.
Gilmartin, P.A. // Congressional Digest; Nov89, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p257
Presents a general discussion of the political issue of how to achieve a balance of revenues and expenditures within the Federal budget and the proposal of a balanced budget constitutional amendment.
- Statement to the Congress.
Gilmartin, P.A. // Federal Reserve Bulletin; Oct92, Vol. 78 Issue 10, p746
Presents a statement made by Richard Spillenkothen, Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation before the Subcommittee on General Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs in which he discussed the impact of recent legislative and...
- Can you top this?
Miller, William H. // Industry Week/IW; 6/19/95, Vol. 244 Issue 12, p71
Reports that House Republicans have pushed for the consolidation of bid-protest agencies into a new Board of Contract Appeals.
- Gray takes historic step as first black majority whip.
Booker, S. // Jet; 7/3/89, Vol. 76 Issue 13, p6
Reports on Rep. William Gray's (D., Pa.) position as the first black majority whip in the US House of Representatives.
- The politics of talk: Unconstrained floor time in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Maltzman, Forrest; Sigelman, Lee // Journal of Politics; Aug96, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p819
Examines how some members of the House of Representatives use one- and five-minute morning speeches and special orders at the end of a session to further their electoral prospects or to shape the policy debate. Analysis of data on House members' behavior during the 103rd Congress; How minority...
- Incumbency, campaign spending, and the decline of competition in U.S. House elections.
Abramowitz, A.I. // Journal of Politics; Feb91, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p35
Proposes and tests a comprehensive model of House election outcomes and uses this model to explain competition for House seats. The results indicate that the extraordinarily low level of competition in recent House elections is directly attributable to two trends which affected these elections...
- Federal disaster bill dead for '96, lobbyist says.
Friedman, Sam // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 3/4/96, Vol. 100 Issue 10, p5
Reports that Congress' chances of passing a national disaster bill has proven to be fatal. Comments on the situation by Peter Lefkin, vice president of government and industry affairs for Fireman's Fund in Washington; How the bill is perceived.
- House Education and Postal committees await new heads.
Friedman, Sam // Publishers Weekly; 2/23/90, Vol. 237 Issue 8, p121
Reports on the expected replacements for heads of House of Representative committees that deal with issues in which publishers have a stake.
- Recycling director leaves house post.
Greczyn, Mary // Waste News; 03/23/98, Vol. 3 Issue 45, p2
Focuses on the United States House of Representative recycling program. Refeence to the complaint which was filed by the union which represents recycling workers on Capitol Hill; Circumstances which led to the director of the program, Pat Dollar resigning his post; Comment from Sam Farr,...
- Great expectations.
Kageleiry, Jamie // Yankee; Jan98, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p40
No abstract available.
- Financial inventor tells Congress of five-year CFTC war.
Wipperfurth, Heike // Investment Dealers' Digest; 06/15/98, Vol. 64 Issue 24, p9
Presents information on an investigation by the United States House of Congress on over-the-counter derivatives. Information on a written testimony to Congress by Robert Champion, co-founder of Champion Securities; Details on the financial instrument, MarketPlus.
- Amid financial mess, Republicans seeking to highlight energy, drilling.
Kucinich, Jackie // Hill; 9/24/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 110, p3
The article reports on the move of U.S. House Republicans to highlight the energy drilling issue in the wake of President George W. Bush's $700 billion bailout plan for the financial services industry.
- Hoyer: House works 17 days in Jan., Feb. '10.
Allen, Jared // Hill; 12/3/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 143, p22
The article reports that the U.S. House of Representative will work for 17 days during the January-February 2010 period.
- Freshmen on the hill.
McCoy, F. // Black Enterprise; Apr91, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p25
Profiles five new African-American representatives recently elected to the House of Representatives. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.); Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.); Gary A. Franks (R-Conn.); Barbara Rose Collins (D-Mich.); William J. Jefferson (D-La.).
- The Congress in transition: Act II, scene I.
Sullivan, George R. // America; 1/2/1993, Vol. 168 Issue 1, p6
Offers a look at the fact that 21 percent of the House is now African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American and/or women. Details on the increased number of women in the House of Representatives; 1992 election; Turnover; Term limits and what they would mean; Age range of the Congress;...
- TEST YOURSELF.
Sullivan, George R. // Current Events; 4/18/2011, Vol. 110 Issue 23, p8
The article presents a graphical representation on the number of seats in the House of Representatives given to each state in the U.S. in 2011.
- Busy, busy.
Agbese, P.O.; Kemper, V. // Common Cause Magazine; Jul/Aug91, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p9
Scrutinizes the House of Representatives' Committee on the District of Columbia. Very little work done; Employs a staff of 40 on a payroll of $2.2 million; A multi-million dollar anachronism; Merely a way for lawmakers to augment their personal staffs.
- Gotta keep those priorities straight.
Agbese, P.O.; Kemper, V. // Common Cause Magazine; Summer93, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the invitation of House Republicans of corporations as sponsors in its agenda-setting retreat. Number of attendees; Price for attendance.
- Local officials may help decide D.C. voucher issue.
Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week; 1/10/96, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p25
Reports that the House and Senate Republicans may end the impasses over a $42 million federal voucher plan for needy students in the District of Columbia by letting local officials help decide the issue. National impact; Comments from Karen Shook, president of the District of Columbia.
- House passes RCRA fix by wide margin.
Johnston, Robert C. // Chemical Week; 2/7/96, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p5
Reports that the House of Representatives have legalized a bill prohibiting expensive court-ordered enforcement of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's land disposal rules.
- House rejects trimming NEA, NEH, IMS budgets.
Johnston, Robert C. // Human Events; 10/30/93, Vol. 53 Issue 44, p22
Reports on the House's rejection of an amendment to the bill reauthorizing the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Institute for Museum Services (HR 2351) on October 14, 1993. Proposal for each organization's budget cut; Listing of...
- House protects NEA grants to illegals.
Johnston, Robert C. // Human Events; 10/30/93, Vol. 53 Issue 44, p23
Reports on the House's rejection of a bill that prohibits the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) from providing assistance to illegal aliens on October 14, 1993. Rejection to recommit the bill; Dynamics of votation; Vote listings.
- While House debates crime, Senate still stuck on BBA.
Johnston, Robert C. // Human Events; 2/17/95, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p23
Reports on the US House of Representative activities. Passage of the Mandate Reform Bill and the Line-Item Veto bill; Start of debate on several bills aimed at reforming the Clinton crime bill passed in 1994.
- House refuses to kill defense review panel.
Johnston, Robert C. // Human Events; 5/5/95, Vol. 51 Issue 17, p22
Reports on US House's rejection of an amendment that eliminates funding for the Revitalization of National Security Commission from the defense policy reform measure called for the GOP Contract with America. Functions of the commission; Arguments of the supporters of the amendment to eliminate...
- Can Republicans avoid off-year jinx?
Johnston, Robert C. // Nation's Business; Nov86, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p80
Editorial. Why an unchanged congressional make up is significant. Because Republicans are fighting the off year tradition, as well as the Democrats, minimal losses for them in the congressional voting would be recognized as a show of strength and bode well for their goals of eventually...
- House moves forward with `Corrections Day' schedule.
Worsham, James // Nation's Business; Aug95, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p8
Reports that House Republicans have established a schedule for taking aim at federal regulations that are burdensome to businesses and individuals. Terms of the rules for Corrections Day to be held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month when Congress is in session; Regulations to be...
- House votes to `correct' four federal regulations.
Worsham, James // Nation's Business; Dec95, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p10
Reports on the approval by the House, of four measures to repeal or revise laws or regulations now in effect. Prohibition of nonelderly drug users from living in public housing designated for the elderly; Amendment of Labor Department rules to allow 16 year olds to load card-board materials...
- Notes on the blacklist.
McGilligan, P. // Film Comment; Nov/Dec87, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p37
Three related articles look at the Hollywood blacklist and the people brought before the House Un-American Activities Committee beginning in 1947. Excerpt from the autobiography `Worms in a Wine Cup' by John Bright; Politics of right-wing producer Walt Disney.
- Treasury won't delay decisions on bank powers.
McConnell, Bill // American Banker; 01/06/98, Vol. 163 Issue 3, p2
Reports that Robert E. Rubin, Treasury Secretary, said the Clinton administration will not ask regulators to delay decisions on bank powers. Circumstances surrounding Rubin's rejection from Chairman Gerald Solomon letter; Secretary of the Treasury prohibited by Congress.
- Committee redesign splits maritime issues, but otherwise advances intermodal view.
James, Robert P. // Traffic World; 12/12/94, Vol. 240 Issue 11, p14
Reports on the reorganization of the House of Representatives. Disbanding of the Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee; Abolition of the Post Office and Civil Service Committee; Renaming of the Armed Services Committee to the National Security Committee; Responsibilities of the National...
- Washington Report.
James, Robert P. // LP/Gas; Feb96, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p8
Forecasts on the agenda for the second session of the 104th US Congress. Number of laws passed and vetoed; Plans for the federal income tax system; Addressing the controversy of welfare reform; Possibilities of overhauling product liability laws.
- Less new now and endangered.
James, Robert P. // National Journal; 11/4/96, Vol. 28 Issue 44, p2329
Reports on the 28 House Republican freshmen who nicknamed themselves `the New Federalists' and are urging colleagues to cut Cabinet departments and balance the federal budget.
- Congress cites fly-before-buy rule to stretch out aircraft programs.
Bond, D.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 8/13/90, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p28
Covers the slowing effects of the Senate and House Armed Services Committee's fly-before-buy initiatives, which will stretch out five key programs and reduce production of weapons systems as they're being tested.
- Urban aid bill is approved by the House.
Laabs, Jennifer J.; Keller, Donald R. // Personnel Journal; Apr93, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p158
Reports on the House of Representatives' approval of urban-aid tax bill HR 11. Growth incentives; Other provisions.
- Legislation on bill-paying may raise costs markedly.
Lipowicz, Alice // Crain's New York Business; 5/20/96, Vol. 12 Issue 21, p12
No abstract available.
- Pataki seeks Housing chief.
Furman, Phyllis; Lentz, Philip // Crain's New York Business; 12/16/96, Vol. 12 Issue 51, p6
No abstract available.
- Tax max.
Zeman, N. // Newsweek; 10/16/89, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p6
Reports that the National Republican Congressional Committee has targeted 80 `tax to the max' House Democrats who voted against the capital gains tax. Also, a House Democratic leader doubts the Senate will vote to ban speaking honoraria.
- Term-limits turncoats show their true colors.
Paige, Sean // Insight on the News; 06/22/98, Vol. 14 Issue 23, p45
Presents information on the terms of committee chairmen in the United States House of Congress. Term limits for committee chairmen; Details on arguments against term limits; Views that politicians are looking at a way to give themselves a pay raise; Comments from House Appropriations Committee...
- Regs fill panels.
Stern, Christopher // Variety; 1/27/97, Vol. 365 Issue 12, p31
Reports that the US House Telecommunications Subcommittee has finalized its lineup.
- House votes not to take its pay raise.
Yager, Jordy // Hill; 4/28/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p1
The article reports on the move of the U.S. House of Congress to block its automatic pay raise as it heads into a highly contested election season.
- The Senate joined the House in summer recess Friday.
Siems, Shelby; McLaughlin, Abraham // Christian Science Monitor; 8/14/95, Vol. 87 Issue 181, p2
Reports about various issues on the House floor scheduled for September 1995.
- Deals well done.
Siems, Shelby; McLaughlin, Abraham // Hill; 6/20/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 73, p14
The article reports on work have done by the U.S. lawmakers and legislative where in they focuses on the war supplemental and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA).
- Lions into lambs.
Pizzo, Stephen // Mother Jones; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p40
Reports on how the Democratic leadership was able to silence freshmen Democrats' call for reform. Wedge between Democratic and Republican freshmen; Offer of committee assignments; Incumbent-protection mechanism of the prevailing system.
- House abandons crime reduction trust fund.
Pizzo, Stephen // Human Events; 4/15/94, Vol. 50 Issue 14, p22
Reports on the United States House of Representatives' rejection of a motion to recommit the Federal Work Force Restructuring bill to the conference committee. Requirement that savings be used to establish a Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund in the Treasury Department; Similarity between the...
- Crime and desert bills plus prayer fight await Congress' return.
Pizzo, Stephen // Human Events; 4/15/94, Vol. 50 Issue 14, p22
Reports on the United States House of Representatives' rejection of several amendments involving education, crime and law enforcement. Amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization bill; Blocking of initiatives to increase federal control over local schools; Rejection of...