Obey Names Beverly Pheto Clerk and Staff Director
These are tough and troubling times. To confront them we need the wisdom and judgment of the very best people we can find and Bevery Pheto fits that description.
Obey: Nabors Superb OMB Deputy Director Pick
He will be a great asset to the Administration and to the country.
Summary: Economic Stimulus Bill
Today the House will take up legislation to boost our economy, create jobs, and help provide additional relief to families who are struggling.
- Bill Text - H.R. 7110
Continuing Resolution Package
- Summary: Continuing Resolution
- Summary: Disaster Relief Package
- Summary: Defense Appropriations
- Summary: Homeland Security Appropriations
- Summary: Military Construction and Veterans
- Bill Text and Explanatory Statement
Summary: FY 2009 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Bill - House Passed
Today the House passed the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill on a vote of 409 to 4.
Emergency Supplemental Funding for Iraq, Afghanistan, Veterans, Workers, and Midwest Disasters
Today the House of Representatives will consider the emergency supplemental bill for efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan and pressing domestic needs.
Obey Releases Proposal for Subcommittee Allocations 302(b)s
Fact Sheet: Emergency Supplemental
Tomorrow the House of Representatives will consider the emergency supplemental bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and pressing domestic needs.
Obey Statement on Reading First Report
“Today’s report just shows that you get results by investing in programs that work, not rewarding your buddies.”
Obey Responds to Veto Threat
“The President is asking us to provide $108 billion in additional spending for the war in Iraq this year and almost $70 billion in additional war spending for next year, yet this morning he said that he would veto our efforts to expand the GI Bill for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and to extend unemployment benefits for workers whose benefits have been exhausted.”
War Costs: Opportunities Lost
Obey Statement on Earmarks
“The truth is, this is not serious reform at all. It is a grand-standing attempt to escape the
reputation of previous Congresses.”
President's 2009 Budget: Missed Opportunities, Misplaced Priorities, and Fiscal
FACT CHECK: The President, The State of the Union, and Appropriations
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