CHN: Articles from December 23, 2009
Articles from December 23, 2009
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Democrats Certain of Senate Passage of Health Reform
The final Senate vote on the health reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, H.R. 3590, is scheduled for Christmas Eve at 8 a.m
Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funds Major Programs; Defense Bill Carries Important Extensions
Congress finishes work on FY 2010 spending bills.
House Passes a Jobs Bill; But Final Enactment Awaits the New Year
With 10 percent unemployment, there were hopes Congress could take quick action to invest in job creation before the end of 2009.
Climate Change Legislation in the Senate Waits Until Next Year
After stalling the in the Senate, advocates hope that tri-partisan efforts will lead to Senate action next year.