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  • Latest Action: Jun 21, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • 0% of users oppose S.1243

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    • Ivy Tech Community College

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    • S. 1243 - GovTrack.us - March 27, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=user-profile:11201 - Apr 26, 2007. S. 1243 (110th). In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=user-profile:11201 on March 27, 2012, "Apr 26, 2007. S. 1243 (110th). In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1243&sa=U&ei=2a0WUNPoGqfk0QHm94GACA&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFXTqtDv1vW5EsoWYZb7Hh4hVh7Eg)
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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=user-profile:11201 on March 27, 2012, "Apr 26, 2007. S. 1243 (110th). In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1243&sa=U&ei=VrkRUMi7K4ae8gTZ9ICAAQ&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGoQ59ynxXpKvMlQSa4i2lMN_NWng)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Surprises in police department study - May 11, 2012 by Stamford Advocate - The national average work availability for a police officer is 1,721 hours per year. For Stamford officers it's 1,243 hours a year. That translates into a ton of overtime for Stamford police officers and a ton of overtime charged to Stamford taxpayers.

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      As noted by Stamford Advocate on May 11, 2012, "The national average work availability for a police officer is 1,721 hours per year. For Stamford officers it's 1,243 hours a year. That translates into a ton of overtime for Stamford police officers and a ton of overtime charged to Stamford taxpayers." (http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Surprises-in-police-department-study-3552755.php)
    • Angela Carella: Police study: Stamford has enough cops - May 10, 2012 by Stamford Advocate - For law enforcement agencies nationally it averages 1,721 hours per officer per year. For Stamford officers it's 1,243 hours a year. That means Stamford officers are unavailable for work 12 weeks more a year than other officers in the country, according to

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      As noted by Stamford Advocate on May 10, 2012, "For law enforcement agencies nationally it averages 1,721 hours per officer per year. For Stamford officers it's 1,243 hours a year. That means Stamford officers are unavailable for work 12 weeks more a year than other officers in the country, according to" (http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Angela-Carella-Police-study-Stamford-has-enough-3550398.php)
    • Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Worker Training and Job Programs - April 30, 2012 by AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS - The Senate Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion held a hearing on promoting American competitiveness: filling jobs today and training workers for tomorrow. This April 17 hearing included testimony from Martha Kanter ...

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      As noted by AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS on April 30, 2012, "The Senate Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion held a hearing on promoting American competitiveness: filling jobs today and training workers for tomorrow. This April 17 hearing included testimony from Martha Kanter ..." (http://www.aip.org/fyi/2012/059.html?source=rssfyi)
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