Monthly Archives: November 2001

  • CHN: Senate Finance Committee Approves TANF Supplemental

    Articles from November 9, 2001 House Committee Forwards Insurance Industry Bailout Bill On November 7, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Terrorism Risk Protection Act of 2001 (HR 3210). Introduced by Committee Chairman Michael Oxley (R-OH), the measure would provide loans to the property and casualty industry to cover 90 percent of future terrorism-related Read More »

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  • CHN: House And Senate Conferees Pass 2002 Agriculture Appropriations Bill

    Articles from November 9, 2001 House Committee Forwards Insurance Industry Bailout Bill On November 7, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Terrorism Risk Protection Act of 2001 (HR 3210). Introduced by Committee Chairman Michael Oxley (R-OH), the measure would provide loans to the property and casualty industry to cover 90 percent of future terrorism-related Read More »

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  • CHN: Senate Agriculture Committee Marks Up Farm Bill

    Senate Agriculture Chairman Harkin Releases His Plan On November 1, Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced a comprehensive Farm Bill, the Agriculture, Conservation, and Rural Enhancement Act (S 1628). This package encompasses agricultural and commodity programs in addition to food stamp provisions. The nutrition title in Senator Harkin’s Farm Bill reauthorizes the Food Read More »

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  • CHN: Senate Committee Narrowly Passes Economic Stimulus Bill

    Partisan Differences Set Stage for Floor Fight On Thursday, November 8, the Senate Finance Committee passed its version of an economic stimulus bill by an 11 to 10 vote. Vermont Independent James Jeffords joined Democrats in approving the measure, the Economic Recovery and Assistance for American Workers Act of 2001. Committee action on the bill Read More »

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  • CHN: House Committee Forwards Insurance Industry Bailout Bill

    Floor Vote May Occur Before Thanksgiving On November 7, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Terrorism Risk Protection Act of 2001 (HR 3210). Introduced by Committee Chairman Michael Oxley (R-OH), the measure would provide loans to the property and casualty industry to cover 90 percent of future terrorism-related losses. The insurance industry anticipates that Read More »

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