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  • Latest Action: Apr 24, 2012 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 14, 2012, with a roll call of 74 ayes, 22 nays, and 4 not voting.

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  • 77% of users oppose S.1813

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    • Laborers' International Union of North America

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    • American Public Transportation Association

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    • United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On April 03, 2012, by brothermoon - This bill contains a provision that would allow the IRS to order the State Department to refuse to grant, refuse to renew, revoke or restrict the passport of any US citizen which the IRS certifies owes the IRS $50,000 or more in unpaid taxes. There is no requirement that the tax payer be guilty of or even charged with tax evasion, fraud, or any criminal offense - only that the citizen is alleged to owe the IRS back taxes of $50,000 or more. That is too much control by the State.

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      As noted by brothermoon, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 03, 2012, "This bill contains a provision that would allow the IRS to order the State Department to refuse to grant, refuse to renew, revoke or restrict the passport of any US citizen which the IRS certifies owes the IRS $50,000 or more in unpaid taxes. There is no requirement that the tax payer be guilty of or even charged with tax evasion, fraud, or any criminal offense - only that the citizen is alleged to owe the IRS back taxes of $50,000 or more. That is too much control by the State. "
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    • On February 26, 2012, by EveT - Health care in a transportation bill? Illogical as it is, Senate rules allow it. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) proposes an amendment to the S.1813 transportation bill that would allow employers broad exemptions to providing health insurance coverage (for example, contraception) through the Affordable Care Act. See fact sheet at "National Women's Law Center":http://www.nwlc.org/resource/blunt-amendment-takes-away-access-critical-health-insurance-coverage-millions-americans One Million Women Strong is an online petition drive supporting women's access to health care.

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      As noted by EveT, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 26, 2012, "Health care in a transportation bill? Illogical as it is, Senate rules allow it. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) proposes an amendment to the S.1813 transportation bill that would allow employers broad exemptions to providing health insurance coverage (for example, contraception) through the Affordable Care Act. See fact sheet at "National Women's Law Center":http://www.nwlc.org/resource/blunt-amendment-takes-away-access-critical-health-insurance-coverage-millions-americans One Million Women Strong is an online petition drive supporting women's access to health care."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Congress sends 27-month highway reauthorization to White House ... - July 10, 2012 by http://blog.deltafarmpress.com/farm_press_blog/ - The Senate on June 29 gave its final approval to Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (HR.4348/S.1813 or MAP-21), legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation programs. The measure also includes ...

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      As noted by http://blog.deltafarmpress.com/farm_press_blog/ on July 10, 2012, "The Senate on June 29 gave its final approval to Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (HR.4348/S.1813 or MAP-21), legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation programs. The measure also includes ..." (/url?q=http://deltafarmpress.com/government/congress-sends-27-month-highway-reauthorization-white-house&sa=U&ei=YdL-T8H1AoOY2AW1spjhBA&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNH5yz4o7K8uwao0IOKKY2G0lpoxdQ)
    • Congress sends 27-month highway reauthorization to White House ... - July 10, 2012 by http://blog.deltafarmpress.com/farm_press_blog/ - The Senate on June 29 gave its final approval to Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (HR.4348/S.1813 or MAP-21), legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation programs. The measure also includes ...

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      As noted by http://blog.deltafarmpress.com/farm_press_blog/ on July 10, 2012, "The Senate on June 29 gave its final approval to Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (HR.4348/S.1813 or MAP-21), legislation to reauthorize federal surface transportation programs. The measure also includes ..." (/url?q=http://deltafarmpress.com/government/congress-sends-27-month-highway-reauthorization-white-house&sa=U&ei=m4D9T8DKC4WQ2AXPtIDSBg&ved=0CDQQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGYMh3auEPgnI6xK7CO0sqEZoigOA)
    • Moving Ahead for Progress in The 21st Century Bill » DisabilityVoice - July 06, 2012 by Timothy Carey - Also known as H.R. 4348 in the House of Representatives and S.1813 in the U.S. Senate. I testified in April on how important keeping public transportation is for people with disabilities is for those in the Appleton, Wisconsin ...

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      As noted by Timothy Carey on July 06, 2012, "Also known as H.R. 4348 in the House of Representatives and S.1813 in the U.S. Senate. I testified in April on how important keeping public transportation is for people with disabilities is for those in the Appleton, Wisconsin ..." (/url?q=http://www.disabilityvoice.com/dvwp/blog/2012/07/06/moving-ahead-for-progress-in-the-21st-century-bill/&sa=U&ei=Z1n4T82_NsiW2gWGzaCHBw&ved=0CDsQmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFYqDHGp2TJqUSWujvQboK27T0EBg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • State Legislative Candidates for November Ballot Set - August 01, 2012 by Mondaq - The deadline for local party committees to replace withdrawn legislative candidates on November's ballot has now passed, determining which names will appear on the ballot.  All 151 House seats and 35 Senate seats in the Maine Legislature are up for ...

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      As noted by Mondaq on August 01, 2012, "The deadline for local party committees to replace withdrawn legislative candidates on November's ballot has now passed, determining which names will appear on the ballot.  All 151 House seats and 35 Senate seats in the Maine Legislature are up for ..." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/189788/Constitutional+Administrative+Law/State+Legislative+Candidates+For+November+Ballot+Set+Under+The+Dome+Inside+The+Maine+State+House+72712)
    • United States: "Congress Passes The HEARTH Act: An Opportunity To Strengthen Tribal Sovereignty" - July 31, 2012 by Mondaq - On July 17, the Senate passed HR. 205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2011 (HEARTH Act) by a unanimous vote. The House of Representatives previously approved the Act by a vote of 400-0 in May. The President will ..

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      As noted by Mondaq on July 31, 2012, "On July 17, the Senate passed HR. 205, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2011 (HEARTH Act) by a unanimous vote. The House of Representatives previously approved the Act by a vote of 400-0 in May. The President will .." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/189492/indigenous+peoples/Congress+Passes+The+HEARTH+Act+An+Opportunity+To+Strengthen+Tribal+Sovereignty)
    • Pension Schemes are The Latest Gigantic Rip-Off - July 27, 2012 by Money Morning - You knew you'd never keep. Those lyrics are ripped from the early '80s band Naked Eyes' hit song "Promises, Promises." I use the word ripped, not because it's a term used in the music business, but because of its more common meaning, as in ...

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      As noted by Money Morning on July 27, 2012, "You knew you'd never keep. Those lyrics are ripped from the early '80s band Naked Eyes' hit song "Promises, Promises." I use the word ripped, not because it's a term used in the music business, but because of its more common meaning, as in ..." (http://moneymorning.com/2012/07/27/pension-schemes-are-latest-gigantic-rip-off/)
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