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Federal experts may probe future building disasters

May 22, 2002 Responding to the fiery Sept. 11 collapse of the World Trade Center, the House Science Committee voted Wednesday to create a new national team of experts to investigate the cause of major building disasters. The legislation (H.R. 4687)--the "National Construction Safety Team Act of 2002"--requires the National Institute of Standards...

House panel authorizes $73.4 billion military procurement

May 1, 2002 The Military Procurement panel of the House Armed Services Committee agreed by a unanimous voice vote Tuesday to authorize $73.4 billion to buy ships, tanks, missiles and planes for the American military in the coming fiscal year, National Journal News Service reported. Subcommittee Chairman Curt Weldon, R-Pa., said the total...

House panel approves bill to strengthen small business watchdog office

April 18, 2002 The Small Business Administration's advocacy office would be strengthened under legislation approved by the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday. The committee approved the bill (H.R. 4231) by a voice vote after little debate. Among other provisions, the legislation calls for establishing a chief counsel in the advocacy office, who...

House panel passes measure to boost small business contracting

April 17, 2002 The Small Business Administration would be able to contest the awarding of certain federal contracts under a measure that the House Small Business Committee passed Wednesday. The measure (H.R. 2867), called the "Small Business Opportunity Enhancement Act of 2001," was approved by a voice vote. Proponents of small business rights...

New Indian Health post approved by Senate panel

March 22, 2002 The Senate Indian Affairs committee moved Thursday to create a new federal position for Indian health issues. The bill (S.214), sponsored by Arizona Republican John McCain, would establish a new post at the Department of Health and Human Services for an assistant secretary for Indian health, elevating the current director...

Agency for International Development

June 29, 2001 Established: 1961 Address: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20523 Phone: 202-712-0000 2001 Budget: $7.5 billion Employment: 2,120 Web Site: Function:AID provides economic support and development assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, or engaging in democratic reforms. Development aid targets agriculture, rural development, nutrition, health,...

State Department

June 28, 2001 Established: 1789 Address: 2201 C St. NW, Washington, DC 20520 Phone: 202-647-4000 2001 Budget:: $8 billion Employment:: 19,522 Web Site: Functions: The State Department is responsible for the making and execution of American foreign policy. The department conveys U.S. foreign policy to foreign governments and to international organizations; manages...

House panel votes to boost Coast Guard funding

May 14, 2001 A House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee approved a $5.35 billion Coast Guard authorization bill Thursday, which was $300 million more than President Bush's request for the Coast Guard and $845 million more than was appropriated for fiscal year 2001. The bill (H.R. 1699) passed the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation...

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