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2008-07-23 18:00:17

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: John Yembrick of NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-0602, john.yembrick-1@nasa.gov; Matt Macokowiak of the Office of Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Washington, +1-202-224-9782, matt_mackowiak@hutchison.senate.gov; or Sandy Miller Hays of USDA Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Md., +1-301-504-1636, sandy.millerhays@ars.usda.gov WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.) hosted NASA...

2008-07-03 15:00:41

AUSTIN, Texas, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP Texas joined forces today with the Texas Medical Association to urge Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison and John Cornyn to reconsider and support a bipartisan bill that would stop a 10.6 percent cut to doctors who treat Medicare patients, keep Medicare premiums fair, and make significant improvements to a program that 44 million Americans depend on. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030514/AARPLOGO ) Last week, Senators...

2008-07-03 15:00:36

By Hayley Cox, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 2--The United States must launch a national movement to attain energy independence over the next 10 to 15 years, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said Tuesday. With energy prices rising at an alarming rate, Hutchison said the country must embark on an ambitious effort to wean itself off foreign oil. Invoking President Kennedy's call to place a man on the moon, Hutchison said the U.S. must invest in renewable energy, nuclear power and...

2006-07-25 11:52:30

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday offered a compromise immigration plan they said would ensure border security and allow some of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants to work legally in the United States without granting amnesty. Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Indiana Rep. Mike Pence said they hoped their plan would jump start stalled negotiations between the Senate and House of Representatives. The two chambers have passed...

2006-02-27 20:51:50

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - A senior Democratic senator plans to force a series of votes on indecency legislation when the Senate Commerce Committee takes up a broad-based telecommunications reform bill in the spring, an aide said Monday. Sens. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, have introduced legislation that seeks to expand indecency regulations to cable and satellite TV providers, include violent content under the same regulations...

2005-06-30 20:40:36

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representativesdealt a blow to Washington, D.C.'s strict gun control law onThursday when it passed an amendment that would effectivelyallow fully assembled rifles and pre-1976 handguns to be keptin city homes. The amendment to an appropriations bill for federalsubsidies for the District of Columbia prohibits the funds frombeing used to enforce certain sections of the city's29-year-old gun control law. Passed by a vote of 259-161,...