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S.861 Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 28, 2011 Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water and Wildlife

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    • People of Faith Agree: Gulf States Deserve BP Fines « - July 20, 2011 by admin - That's why, next Monday, July 25, Gulf groups and people of diverse faith nationwide will join together in calling on the Senate to pass the RESTORE Act (S. 861) and create a Regional Citizens Advisory Council for the ...

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      As noted by admin on July 20, 2011, "That's why, next Monday, July 25, Gulf groups and people of diverse faith nationwide will join together in calling on the Senate to pass the RESTORE Act (S. 861) and create a Regional Citizens Advisory Council for the ..." (http://afterthespill.com/2011/07/20/people-of-faith-gulf-states-deserve-bp-fines/)
    • Keeping Everyone in the Boat | inweekly - July 20, 2011 by admin - Last week the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works was hammering out an agreement on the legislation (S.861 – Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the ...

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      As noted by admin on July 20, 2011, "Last week the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works was hammering out an agreement on the legislation (S.861 – Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the ..." (http://inweekly.net/wordpress/?p=6083)
    • Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Tuesday, July 12 ... - July 13, 2011 by Blog495 - Business meeting to consider S. 538, to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act, S. 899, to provide for the eradication and control of nutria, S. 861, to restore the natural resources ...

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      As noted by Blog495 on July 13, 2011, "Business meeting to consider S. 538, to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to reauthorize the Act, S. 899, to provide for the eradication and control of nutria, S. 861, to restore the natural resources ..." (http://www.blog495.com/congressional-record-latest-daily-digest-for-tuesday-july-12-2011/)

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    • Staten Island students join the fight against cancer - July 16, 2012 by Staten Island Advance - The purple tape lining the gymnasium floor of P.S. 861, the Staten Island School of Civic Leadership, late last month was a subtle sign of the hope, perseverance and dedication the students and faculty have in the fight against cancer.

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      As noted by Staten Island Advance on July 16, 2012, "The purple tape lining the gymnasium floor of P.S. 861, the Staten Island School of Civic Leadership, late last month was a subtle sign of the hope, perseverance and dedication the students and faculty have in the fight against cancer." (http://www.silive.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2012/07/staten_island_students_join_the_fight_against_cancer.html)
    • Mo. Gov. Vetoes Bill Allowing Employer or Ins. Co. To Deny Birth Control Coverage - July 12, 2012 by DAILY KOS - Regulations can preempt state laws if they conflict directly with them. Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861, 884 (2000). It would seem to me that the federal regulation under the Affordable Care Act requiring birth control coverage ...

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      As noted by DAILY KOS on July 12, 2012, "Regulations can preempt state laws if they conflict directly with them. Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., 529 U.S. 861, 884 (2000). It would seem to me that the federal regulation under the Affordable Care Act requiring birth control coverage ..." (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/07/12/1109221/-Mo-Gov-Vetoes-Bill-Allowing-Employer-or-Ins-Co-To-Prevent-Birth-Control-Coverage)
    • Michael Morse Ready to Flip Switch on Washington Nationals' Power Outage - June 01, 2012 by MLive.com - (c) 2012, The Washington Post. All season, the Washington Nationals have wondered what kind of team they would be if they had a decent offense to complement their top-ranked pitching staff. For 50 games, they improvised and sputtered, going 29-21 for a ...

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      As noted by MLive.com on June 01, 2012, "(c) 2012, The Washington Post. All season, the Washington Nationals have wondered what kind of team they would be if they had a decent offense to complement their top-ranked pitching staff. For 50 games, they improvised and sputtered, going 29-21 for a ..." (http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/michael-morse-ready-to-flip-switch-on-washington-nationals-power-outage/5b4b7b0b9c5c452ff50a678d0aa6abc4)
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