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Key Bills in Congress
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.R. 3830 - 1/9/2014--Introduced.Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 - States the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a foreign country to reduce or eliminate existing tariffs or nontariff barriers of that country or the United States that are unduly burdening and restricting U.S. trade. Includes among such objectives obtaining: (1) more open, equitable, and reciprocal market access; and (2) the reduction or elimination of trade b 2 (2 R) -
Job Training
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.R. 4583 - ENERGY AND MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 4 (2 R, 2 D) Monitoring
Pensions
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 1714 - 7/7/2015--Introduced.Miners Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to address potential shortages in the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan for payment of health care benefits to retired coal miners by expanding the eligible uses of interest transferable to such plan from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and supplemental payments from the General Fund of the Treasury. The calculation of such interest and payments shall be made by tak 16 (7 R, 1 I, 8 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2403 - 5/18/2015--Introduced.Coal Healthcare and Pensions Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to address potential shortages in the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan for payment of health care benefits to retired coal miners by expanding the eligible uses of interest transferable to the plan from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and supplemental payments from the General Fund of the Treasury. Requires calculation of such amount by taking into ac 62 (32 R, 30 D) We support this legislation
Labor
Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
H.J.RES. 87 - H.J Res. 87 the "Anti- Persuader Rule" 44 (44 R) We oppose this legislation

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