1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Senate Dems proclaim victory, will move quickly to pass House debt-ceiling bill

(Source: The Hill, January 23, 2013)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate will immediately pass a House bill to extend the federal debt limit to May 19 on condition that both chambers pass budget resolutions by mid-April, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.). The House passed its debt-limit extension bill Wednesday, 285-144.

Senate Democratic leaders on Wednesday proclaimed victory in the long-running battle over the debt ceiling and described House Republicans as being in “full-on retreat” on fiscal policy.

Full story: The Hill

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2015 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
RRB announces Spring 2015 dates for informational conferences and new pre-retirement seminars
U.S. Class I workforce widened again in December 2014
CN rejects TCRC's request for longer conciliation with locomotive engineers
Kansas City Southern reports record fourth quarter and full year 2014 results
Union Pacific profit jumps 22 percent, but delays still a concern
Union Pacific 4Q 2014 coal revenues up 9 percent on utility demand
CP Rail slashes oil volume forecast as crude shipments slow
Rail tank car orders threatened by U.S. crude's collapse
Shuster: 'Common ground' exists on infrastructure legislation
Cuomo: Raise oil train charges
Canadian Pacific sticks to 2018 profit goal amid crude oil rout
AAR: Railroads report 1 percent decline in combined traffic compared to 2014 for week ending January 17
$242 billion high-speed Beijing-Moscow rail link approved
Grain shippers to benefit from rail investment
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers called to study proposed BNSF line in Wisconsin
Man pleads guilty to stealing locomotives, crashing one into BNSF train
Railroad Retirement spouse benefits

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe