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H.R.2008 Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 15, 2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Government Operations - Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform

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    • D.C. Passes Bill To Restrict Secure Communities Immigration ... - July 10, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - According to the <a href="http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h140/text " target="_hplink">bill's text</a>, the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011 would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, and "clari

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    • Contracting bill would settle debate over including political donations in bids - April 26, 2012 by FCW.com - The underlying issue surrounding the Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act (H.R. 2008) is transparency versus its applicability in government contracting. That is, would requiring contractors to reveal their political contributions ...

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      As noted by FCW.com on April 26, 2012, "The underlying issue surrounding the Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act (H.R. 2008) is transparency versus its applicability in government contracting. That is, would requiring contractors to reveal their political contributions ..." (http://fcw.com/articles/2012/04/26/political-contributions-contracting-legislation.aspx)
    • Today in Congress: alphabet soup, CISPA & VAWA on the floor - April 26, 2012 by DAILY KOS - Markup of H.Con.Res. 112 – To amend Title 5, U.S. Code, to comply with the reconciliation directive included in section 201 of the budget for FY 2013, H.R. 2008 – Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011, H.R. 3609 ...

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      As noted by DAILY KOS on April 26, 2012, "Markup of H.Con.Res. 112 – To amend Title 5, U.S. Code, to comply with the reconciliation directive included in section 201 of the budget for FY 2013, H.R. 2008 – Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011, H.R. 3609 ..." (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/04/26/1086453/-Today-in-Congress-alphabet-soup-CISPA-VAWA-on-the-floor)
    • Latinos Won't Be Fooled by AZ's New Pro-Israel Bill - March 26, 2012 by Huffington Post - The AZ-Israel support bill (HR2008) is essentially an interstate, cross-border solidarity statement. The bill begins by recognizing "the Jewish people...in their homeland." It later hails Arizona and Israel as eclectic "trade partners, a relationship we ..

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      As noted by Huffington Post on March 26, 2012, "The AZ-Israel support bill (HR2008) is essentially an interstate, cross-border solidarity statement. The bill begins by recognizing "the Jewish people...in their homeland." It later hails Arizona and Israel as eclectic "trade partners, a relationship we .." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gabriel-schivone/latinos-wont-be-fooled-by_b_1379097.html)
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