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November 17, 2008
Blake Maciel from Bloomington has recently completed his 10-month service with AmeriCoprs.
October 14, 2008
Madison Precision Products has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's National Environmental Performance Track program. This program recognizes environmental excellence by encouraging facilities with strong environmental records to go above and beyond legal environmental protection.
October 6, 2008
David Trotter of Marysville was named to the 13-member Lamb Board by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. The board is comprised of feeders, producers and handlers and develops markets for lamb products.
September 10, 2008
Seven Floyd County high school seniors have been named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships. Nearly 16,000 semifinalists have been named. Winners will be annouced next summer.
PAY-AS-YOU-GO LEGISLATION PASSES THE HOUSE: Blue Dogs urge the Senate to join House in restoring fiscal discipline to the federal government
(Washington, DC) - Today, for the first time in over 10 years, the House voted to give pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) rules the force of law, a move that would bring a level of fiscal discipline to the federal government not seen since Congress balanced the budget in the 1990’s. Passage of the “Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009” not only represents an unprecedented step forward in the Blue Dogs’ fight to restore fiscal responsibility and accountability to the federal government, but also demonstrates the Democratic Congress’ commitment to putting an end to the wasteful deficit spending that had become the status quo in Washington throughout the previous administration.
Hill Reacts to Health Care Meeting with President Obama
(Washington, DC) - This afternoon, Congressman Baron Hill was invited to the White House to discuss the health care bill pending before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee. Hill was joined by his Blue Dog Coalition colleagues who are also members of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Following the meeting, Hill issued this statement:
(Washington, DC) - Congressman Baron Hill is pleased to announce that the Bloomington Housing Authority is set receive $203,898.00 in grant money through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The federal funds will come through HUD’s Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program.
Hill Listens to Concerns of Local Hospital Leaders: Held conference call regarding the America's Affordable Health Choices Act
(Washington, DC) - This morning, Congressman Baron Hill held a conference call with several Southern Indiana hospital leaders to discuss the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009. Hospitals from all over the 9th District were on the call. In response, Hill issued the following statement:
Hill Reacts to Introduction of Health Care Bill
(Washington, DC) - This afternoon, the tricommittee - composed of the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means and Education and Labor - released the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009. As Congressman Baron Hill is a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee that will review the bill, he released the following statement: