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Sponsored — Extractive Industries Transparency Disclosure Act
Cosponsored — Clean Boating Act of 2008
Cosponsored — Warm in Winter and Cool in Summer Act
Cosponsored — CARE Act
Cosponsored — A bill to designate a portion of United States Route 20A, located in Orchard Park, New York, as the “Timothy J. Russert Highway”.
Cosponsored — A resolution honoring and commemorating the selfless acts of heroism displayed by the late Detective John Michael Gibson and Private First Class Jacob Joseph Chestnut of the United States Capitol Police on July 24, 1998, and expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the professionalism and dedication of the United States Capitol Police.
Cosponsored — Veteran Voting Support Act
Cosponsored — PRO-VETS Act of 2008
Sponsored — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that no loan may be made from a qualified employer plan using a credit card or other intermediary and to limit the number of loans that may be made from a qualified employer plan to a participant or beneficiary.
Cosponsored — A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule set forth as requirements contained in the August 17, 2007, letter to State Health Officials from the Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the State Health Official Letter 08-003, dated May 7, 2008, from such Center.
Cosponsored — Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008
Cosponsored — A resolution designating August 2008 as “Digital Television Transition Awareness Month”.
Cosponsored — A resolution relative to the death of Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of North Carolina.
Cosponsored — Small Business Energy Emergency Relief Act of 2008
Cosponsored — A bill to exempt the African National Congress from treatment as a terrorist organization, and for other purposes.
Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain shipping from the harbor maintenance tax.
Sponsored — Earned Income Credit Information Act of 2008
Sponsored — A bill to restrict nuclear cooperation with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Cosponsored — A resolution commemorating the 44th anniversary of the deaths of civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner in Philadelphia, Mississippi, while working in the name of American democracy to register voters and secure civil rights during the summer of 1964, which has become known as “Freedom Summer”.