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H.R.235 Cut Unsustainable and Top-Heavy Spending Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 23, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity.

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  • 40% of users oppose H.R.235

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    • On January 21, 2011, by MichaelDSP - I oppose any "reduction of spending" bill that doesn't clearly state what they intend to cut. "Unsustainable" is not clear.

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    • Social Security Retirement Benefits and Divorce « headline news - June 15, 2012 by headlinenews - The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ...

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      As noted by headlinenews on June 15, 2012, "The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ..." (/url?q=http://headlinenews.talkposts.com/2012/06/15/social-security-retirement-benefits-and-divorce-2/&sa=U&ei=wDneT86dD8rJ6gHswJWECw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFuDvfXG8QPqTPBez2pwe29jV59ag)
    • Social Security Retirement Benefits and Divorce « headline news - June 15, 2012 by headlinenews - The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ...

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      As noted by headlinenews on June 15, 2012, "The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ..." (/url?q=http://headlinenews.talkposts.com/2012/06/15/social-security-retirement-benefits-and-divorce-2/&sa=U&ei=9_XcT7GNI4Ok8gTg9bT_Cg&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFPBZ_ewi8Qu7tcn-81179IZG2AVw)
    • Social Security Retirement Benefits and Divorce « headline news - June 15, 2012 by headlinenews - The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ...

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      As noted by headlinenews on June 15, 2012, "The California Federation of Teachers sponsored a rally on November 7th to urge Congress to pass SR 484 in the Senate and HR 235 in the House of Representatives to repeal the Government Pension Offset and Windfall ..." (/url?q=http://headlinenews.talkposts.com/2012/06/15/social-security-retirement-benefits-and-divorce-2/&sa=U&ei=fbHbT7OJB6eU2wW6oIDLCg&ved=0CCwQmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNE0O5RMk7pN9JTULj8U2Y66-69bsg)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Pending Legislative Proposals Targeting Pay and Benefits - February 29, 2012 by FedSmith.com - Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would .

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      As noted by FedSmith.com on February 29, 2012, "Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would ." (http://www.fedsmith.com/headline/related/7937/)
    • Pending Legislative Proposals Targeting Pay and Benefits - February 29, 2012 by FedSmith.com - Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would .

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      As noted by FedSmith.com on February 29, 2012, "Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would ." (http://www.fedsmith.com/article/3326/pending-legislative-proposals-targeting-pay-benefits.html)
    • NTEU Keeping Count of 'Harmful' Legislation - February 29, 2012 by FedSmith.com - Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would .

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      As noted by FedSmith.com on February 29, 2012, "Action is pending.?H.R. 235 proposes cuts to the federal workforce and a three-year pay freeze. Subcommittee action is pending on this measure. S. 2079 would extend the pay freeze for another year. It has been placed on the Senate calendar. S. 2065 would ." (http://www.fedsmith.com/article/3326/nteu-keeping-count-harmful-legislation.html)
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