But early last June the scandal involving WorldCom broke into the news and, as one Republican operative puts it, "Suddenly the Sarbanes legislation took on a life of its own." Members of both parties, facing a midterm election and enraged constituents, clamored for action, pressing House Financial Services Committee Chairman Michael Oxley (R-OH
) to move the legislation.
Senators Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Mike DeWine (R-OH
) co-sponsored the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (S.
In the House, Representative Paul Gillmor (R-OH
) has introduced H.R.
*Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Mike DeWine (R-OH
), will be honored as "Heroes in Transplantation" by the Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) on November 13, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Pentagon City, VA.
* Governor Bob Taft (R-OH
) visited the seniors-only production line program at Bonne Bell Inc.
The pension reform legislation sponsored by Congressman Archer (R-TX) and co-sponsored by Congressmen Rob Portman (R-OH
) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) would restore the limits on contributions and benefits that can be provided in qualified plans to levels that were in effect in the past.
Newly-elected Senator George Voinovich (R-OH
), former mayor of Cleveland who led NLC in 1985, will meet with delegates at 9 a.m.
An amendment by Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL), Mike DeWine (R-OH
), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) changing the look back structure to be more company specific and increasing the goals for reducing teem smoking passed.
A cost-cutting panel put together by House Budget Committee Chairman John Kasich (R-OH
) recently chose 10 of its 12 "Dirty Dozen" targets from the Green Scissors list.
Barbara Wainman, spokesperson for Ralph Regula (R-OH
), chairman of the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, said "not a lot of phone calls were received.
He has served his fellowship in the office of Representative Michael Oxley (R-OH
) focusing on the issues of environment and technology.
Original co-sponsors include Representatives Robert Andrews, (D-NJ); Cass Ballenger (R-NC); Herbert Bateman, (R-VA); Thomas Barrett, (D-WI); Michael Bilirakis, (R-FL); Thomas Bliley, (R-VA); Peter Blute, (R-MA); John Boehner, (R-OH
); William Clinger, (R-PA); Sam Coppersmith, (D-AZ); Christopher Cox, (R-CA); Chet Edwards, (D-TX); Steve Gunderson, (R-WI); Tim Holden, (D-PA); John Kasich, (R-OH
); Peter King, (R-NY); Herbert Klien, (D-NJ); David Levy, (R-NY); Bob Livingston, (R-LA); Matthew Martinez, (D-CA); Bill McCollum, (R-FL); Scott McInnis, (R-CO); John Murtha, Jr.