He is out of the hospital and is recovering at home.
In New Orleans, where a quarter of the city was poor, the prevailing wage for construction labor is about $9 per hour, according to the Department of Labor. In effect, President Bush is saying that people should be paid less than $9 an hour to rebuild their communities.
There is a recognition that the current critical habitat arrangement doesn't work, for a whole host of reasons. There are some in the environmental community who think the answer is just no to any change, and I think that's a problem.
[Rep. George Miller ( news , bio , voting record ) of California, the ranking Democrat on the Education Committee, said the religion provision marred an otherwise strong bill.] That is wrong, ... It is a violation of our civil rights laws and it has sunk the chances of making this important bill a truly bipartisan bill.
We now have the chief lobbyist for big tobacco financing the payoff of the speaker's fine for lying to Congress.
Land deals are being cut behind closed doors with tremendous special-interest pressure and limited public input.
[Other House Democrats expressed similar sentiments after the bill passed.] Sadly, in a display of total incompetence, the Republican leadership in the House barely passed another bill today that will do nothing to improve America's energy independence, ... Their controversial bill passed only after twisting the arms of two of their own party members who first voted against the bill and then, nearly an hour later, voted for it.
about his role in providing false intelligence about Iraq and leaking U.S. secrets to Iran.
It's rather unusual that any prosecutor would pass up the opportunity to grab an absolute key, central witness that's in plain sight.