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2011-08-04 17:44:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Congressional Urban Caucus, releases the following statement concerning the Federal Aviation Administration: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "The FAA is back in business, and 74,000 American workers are back on the job. Work remains to be done to resolve the underlying issues. But this is great news on a day...

2011-08-02 17:24:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Member of the House Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Congressional Urban Caucus releases the following statement urging action to get FAA workers and contractors back on the job: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "Let's keep the conversation going. Before Congress officially begins its August recess we must take action to get some 74,000 workers back on the job....

2011-07-07 12:45:00

Lawmakers working out the 2012 budget may be putting an end to NASA's James Webb Space Telescope. NASA's next-generation space telescope was supposed to be the successor to Hubble and the space agency's biggest post-shuttle project. Lawmakers still face many hurdles in the next couple weeks trying to approve the measure. The House Appropriations Committee released its 2012 Commerce, Justice and Science funding bill today, ahead of a scheduled committee meeting. The proposal provides $50.2...

2011-06-15 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) today won bipartisan approval to add a provision to the Department of Energy appropriation bill that requires the agency to compile data on its purchases of foreign made goods - with the aim of providing American manufacturers with information they need to compete as suppliers to the government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "This is the start of a campaign to turn our...

2011-06-13 15:41:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA-02), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, and a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, issues the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/DC70526LOGO) "We have good news and bright prospects for the Philadelphia region in terms of green energy jobs and...

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