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H.R.5908 Purchasing American Generates Employment Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 07, 2012 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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    • HR 5908 - GovTrack.us - June 07, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 5908. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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    • H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and ... - June 07, 2012 by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ - U.S. Congress: H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and paper products from American sources.

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      As noted by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ on June 07, 2012, "U.S. Congress: H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and paper products from American sources." (/url?q=http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/show/112_HR_5908.html&sa=U&ei=fQDXT-K0H6K82wXKnq2pDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNFW4w8KWnrvOkW2NXrqHpNcE3plKw)
    • H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and ... - June 07, 2012 by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ - U.S. Congress: H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and paper products from American sources.

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      As noted by http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/ on June 07, 2012, "U.S. Congress: H.R. 5908, To require the Federal Government to buy paper and paper products from American sources." (/url?q=http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/show/112_HR_5908.html&sa=U&ei=TLHVT_SIBaad2QWP4sm_Dw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNErexpKdXU0uhBCqUYAdv9yTF79jA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Baldwin Campaign: Tammy Baldwin releases first TV ad - June 21, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - On June 7, 2012, Tammy Baldwin introduced H.R. 5908, the Purchasing American Generates Employment (PAGE) Act. The bill would require that any paper products purchased by the federal government must be grown, reprocessed, reused or produced in the U.S ...

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on June 21, 2012, "On June 7, 2012, Tammy Baldwin introduced H.R. 5908, the Purchasing American Generates Employment (PAGE) Act. The bill would require that any paper products purchased by the federal government must be grown, reprocessed, reused or produced in the U.S ..." (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=272876)
    • Bill of the Week: American-made toilet seat covers — and other paper products - June 19, 2012 by Thehill.com - Bill of the Week highlights a recently introduced piece of legislation that might not make front-page news but otherwise catches the eye. Title: Purchasing American Generates Employment Act Number: H.R. 5908 Sponsor: Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)

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      As noted by Thehill.com on June 19, 2012, "Bill of the Week highlights a recently introduced piece of legislation that might not make front-page news but otherwise catches the eye. Title: Purchasing American Generates Employment Act Number: H.R. 5908 Sponsor: Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.)" (http://thehill.com/capital-living/233603-bill-of-the-week-american-made-toilet-seat-covers-and-other-paper-products)
    • U.S. Rep. Baldwin: Pushes feds to buy American paper commonsense way to create jobs, support the paper industry - June 07, 2012 by WisPolitics.com - The PAGE Act (Purchasing American Generates Employment, H.R. 5908) aims to protect American manufacturing jobs by supporting the production of American-made paper and paper products. The legislation requires that such products as copy paper, envelopes ...

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      As noted by WisPolitics.com on June 07, 2012, "The PAGE Act (Purchasing American Generates Employment, H.R. 5908) aims to protect American manufacturing jobs by supporting the production of American-made paper and paper products. The legislation requires that such products as copy paper, envelopes ..." (http://wispolitics.com/index.iml?Article=271949)
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