October 25, 2002

  • CHN: House Bill Could Have Dire Consequences for Housing Voucher Program

    VA-HUD Appropriations Measure Proposes Section 8 Policy Changes Despite the House Appropriations Committee’s assertion that its fiscal year 2003 appropriations bill for the Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development (VA-HUD) Departments fully funds the Section 8 housing voucher program, advocates, housing agencies, and resident organizations argue that the committee bill would actually cut between 150,000 Read More »

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  • CHN: Measure That Would Ease Social Security Eligibility Requirements Still Stalled

    Congress Passes CR Through November 22 Bowing to the pressures of the campaign season, Congress passed a five-week continuing resolution (CR) on October 16, allowing House and Senate members to leave Washington to hit the campaign trail. Among the stack of unfinished business left behind are 11 of the 13 appropriations bills, an extension of Read More »

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  • CHN: Congress Passes CR Through November 22

    Considerable Amount of Business Left Unfinished Bowing to the pressures of the campaign season, Congress passed a five-week continuing resolution (CR) on October 16, allowing House and Senate members to leave Washington to hit the campaign trail. Among the stack of unfinished business left behind are 11 of the 13 appropriations bills, an extension of Read More »

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  • CHN: Community Health Centers Reauthorized by House and Senate

    Bill Increases Number of People Served by Centers and Broadens Services Provided A bill (S 1533) to reauthorize and improve Community Health Centers is awaiting President Bush’s signature. The House passed S 1533 on Wednesday, October 16, with the Senate clearing the measure by voice vote the next day. Bush’s signature on the bill would Read More »

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