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Accomplishments of the 111th Congress
(8/3/2009) – The 111th Congress has made historic progress, working with President Obama to take America in a New Direction. We are working to turn our economy around and create good jobs, make common sense reforms and targeted investments, and build consensus around reforming health insurance to ensure stability and security and launching a clean energy economy that makes America stronger. All these efforts are being tackled with fiscal discipline and accountability to the American people. … >>

Spratt Hails Start Of New GI Bill College Benefits
(7/31/2009) – WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) announced today that veterans can start receiving college education benefits under the new GI Bill on August 1. … >>

Spratt Joins in Passing Department of Defense Appropriations Act
(7/31/2009) – WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) Thursday joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2010. … >>

Spratt Holds Hearing on Nuclear Waste Management
(7/16/2009) – WASHINGTON – House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt (D-SC) held a hearing today on the federal government’s liability for managing nuclear waste and the budget implications of that responsibility.  Spratt first held a hearing on the topic two years ago, and is now trying to determine what progress the government has made addressing the problem in the past two years. … >>

Spratt Secures $21 Million for Shaw AFB
(7/14/2009) – WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) secured $21 million for Shaw Air Force Base in a bill the House passed July 10 that funds construction at military bases. … >>