Democratic News

  • On Thursday, Jan. 24, the full committee will receive testimony on the Reform of the Mining Law of 1872.  Witnesses include Henri Bisson, deputy director, Bureau of Land Management; Micheal Dombeck, representing Trout Unlimited;  William Cobb, representing National Mining Association; Alan Bernholtz, mayor, Crested Butte, CO; Randy Wanamaker, executive director, BBC Human Resources Development Corp., Juneau, AK; Deborah Gibbs Tschudy, deputy associate director, Minerals Management Service; James Cress, partner, Holme, Roberts & Owen LLP, Denver, CO ; Ryan Alexander, president, Taxpayers for Common Sense; James Otto, independent consultant, Boulder, CO.  (Dirksen 366 at 9:30 a.m.)
Weekly Bonus …
We celebrated this week when the Congressional Management Foundation bestowed its prized Gold Mouse Award on our website.  So, you know how pleased we are about that.  What you may not know is that Senate Energy & Natural Resources, in late 1995, became the first committee on Capitol Hill to merge onto the Information Superhighway.  (Source: Chris Casey’s The Hill on the Net: Congress Enters the Information Age.)  We’re proud of that, too!
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