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Congress Staves Off Government Shutdownfor Now
The Senate on Thursday easily passed a short-term spending bill, clearing the way for the government to avoid a shutdown until at least mid-December. The Senates passage by a vote of 73-22 follows the House approving on Wednesday the $1.01 trillion stopgap measure -- which funds agencies...
  ·  Government Executive  ·  Sep 19, 2014_  right

Capitol Hill Employees Concerned About July 10 Asbestos Exposure
The  asbestos emergency  that temporarily closed the House side of the Capitol was a scary ordeal for Architect of the Capitol and Capitol Police employees working the overnight shift. Union officials representing workers at both agencies told CQ Roll Call they are concerned about...
  ·  Roll Call  ·  Sep 18, 2014_  right

Capitol Tour Guides Say Theyve Lost the Right to Drink Water
No food, no drinks, instructed Capitol Police officers posted outside the doors of the Capitol Visitor Center as tourists approached the complex on a recent muggy day. A blonde woman sporting a ponytail and backpack drained her 8-ounce plastic bottle and held it up to show the cops it was...
  ·  Roll Call  ·  Sep 9, 2014_  right

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