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GOP: 4 bipartisan House bills all
passed and ready for Senate action

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 2/1/2014 10:10:13 AM

You may not have been thinking about it at the time, but on Tuesday, when the president was delivering the State of the Union, we were observing a tradition prescribed by our Constitution. All branches of government and all walks of life gathering round in the people’s House. It is democracy at its finest. But these blessings do come with responsibilities. The Constitution also requires the president and Congress to heed the will of you, the people, and work together to carry out the business of the country. So in that spirit, Republicans identified 4 areas of bipartisanship.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 2/1/2014 10:26:30 AM     (No. 9714399)

I didn´t know a thing about the Working Families Flexibility Act. Federal law prohibits private companies from offering the same benefit that government workers have, choosing paid time off as compensation for working overtime hours. These all look like good ideas with no cost to them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: yuban, 2/1/2014 10:29:29 AM     (No. 9714408)

yah, we need to make the private sector more like the Government. Our government is in such great shape.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 2/1/2014 10:32:09 AM     (No. 9714413)

Dingt Harry will never let these bills see the floor of the Senate. He needs to make sure that the GOP is still identified as the ´Do-Nothing´ Party, and what better way than to never bring any bill to a vote that wasn´t his idea...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/1/2014 10:38:12 AM     (No. 9714430)

#1; Unions fight it tooth and nail.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/1/2014 12:41:23 PM     (No. 9714643)

Most private companies already allow comp time to be taken off or take extra pay.

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