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Day February 20, 2008

The Bush Budget Fails to Address the Priorities of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities Community

These are difficult times for Americans: the housing market is in crisis, the job market has weakened, incomes are stagnant, and the cost of living is up.  President Bush has submitted a budget for Fiscal Year 2009 that calls for cuts in education, health care, labor, housing, energy, infrastructure, and economic development programs that directly…

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Senators Dorgan, Klobuchar Examine Economic Challenges Facing Minnesota and the Nation

Democratic Policy Committee hearing highlights long-term solutions for the middle class St. Paul, MN – U.S. Senators Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Chair of the Democratic Policy Committee (DPC), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) conducted a field hearing today to discuss challenges facing the Minnesota and national economies and to showcase strategies for producing stronger long term growth…

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President Bush’s Budget Proposal Shortchanges Health Programs

President Bush’s final budget proposal continues down the same irresponsible path he started on seven years ago and demonstrates his misplaced priorities.  While health care costs are rising and health coverage is increasingly difficult to obtain, the President’s budget demonstrates his continued unwillingness to address the problem.  The President has again failed to invest enough…

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The Bush Budget Fails to Address the Priorities of the Latino Community

These are difficult times for Americans: the housing market is in crisis, the job market has weakened, incomes are stagnant, and the cost of living is up.  President Bush has submitted a budget for Fiscal Year 2009 that calls for cuts in education, health care, labor, housing, energy, infrastructure, and economic development programs that directly…

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The Bush Budget Fails to Address the Priorities of the African American Community

These are difficult times for Americans: the housing market is in crisis, the job market has weakened, incomes are stagnant, and the cost of living is up.  President Bush has submitted a budget for Fiscal Year 2009 that calls for cuts in education, health care, labor, housing, energy, infrastructure, and economic development programs that directly…

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