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More good news this week: Senate ENDA hearing announced

In what’s shaping up to be a big week for LGBT people and their families, we  heard today that the U.S. Senate is going to take up employment protections in a hearing on June 12. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, scheduled a hearing on the Employment [...]
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Senate Hopeful Joni Ernst Attacks Liberals in GOP Weekly Address

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (yesterday)

In this weekly Republican address, Iowa Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Joni Ernst offers a scathing critique of liberalism. Ernst, who is running against Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley to fill retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) s... Read Post

Bipartisan Group of Senators Asks for ENDA Markup

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

The Washington Blade's Chris Johnson reports that nine Senators have asked for a markup on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA): The group is asking for Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor ... Read Post

Watch LIVE: Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (2 years ago)

Live on CSPAN HERE. The Senate HELP Committee hears about employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. Chair Tom Harkin (D-IA) will also examine the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (EN... Read Post


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