Friday, June 13, 2008

Hill Watching, June 12, 2008 - Community College Climate Change & Huntington's Disease

On the Senate side, here's a bill to provide climate change workforce training and education at community colleges:

By Mr. SMITH (for himself and Mr. WYDEN):
S. 3124. A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to establish a program to provide for workforce training and education, at community colleges, in the fields of renewable energy and efficiency, green technology, and sustainable environmental practices; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Source: GPO [S5592]

On the House side, here is a bill to help those affected by the genetic neurological disorder Huntington's Disease:

H.R. 6259. A bill to require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical criteria for evaluating disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Source: GPO [H5407]

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