WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (D-PA) pledged today to fight to prevent Congress from dismantling federal programs that help hundreds of small manufacturers in Pennsylvania with technical assistance and business-support services.
I want to thank the Chairman for convening this hearing today and bringing together this distinguished panel of witnesses. I look forward to hearing their testimony and am hopeful that it will help us reach a better understanding of these complex and troubling issues.
On February 4, 2004, Representative Mike Doyle voted in the U.S. House of Representatives today to provide six months of additional federal unemployment benefits to millions of workers across the country who would not otherwise receive this much-needed help. This amendment, if it becomes law, will help more than 90,000 workers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) condemned the 2005 federal budget that President Bush submitted to Congress yesterday.
“The President’s budget plan is mind-numbingly irresponsible,” Congressman Doyle said today. “You might not reach that conclusion if you just listened to this administration, but the more deeply you look at it, the more irresponsible it is.”
Congressman Mike Doyle issued a statement today responding to published reports that President Bush has decided to drop the tariffs on imported steel.
It's an outrage that the Republicans want to privatize Medicare, and that they're holding a Medicare prescription drug benefit hostage to their privatization scheme. The only people this bill truly helps are the drug companies.
Congress is currently considering President Bush’s request for $87 billion for the ongoing war in Iraq. Last week, the House and Senate each approved legislation to cover the cost of occupying and rebuilding Iraq in 2004, but the bills contained a number of significant differences. Congress is currently working to draft a version of this legislation that both bodies can agree to.
On October 9, 2003, Representative Doyle expressed his opposition to proposed cuts in cancer care for Medicare beneficiaries at a press conference at the Hillman Cancer Center.
I want to thank Chairman Tauzin for calling this hearing today. Clearly, the blackout earlier this summer has rightfully attracted a great deal of attention and concern and the issues involved are complex.
Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) issued a statement today in which he opposed legislation to privatize part or all of the United States' air traffic control system.