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Press Release - Sessions Votes to Defend Access to Coal, Protect Jobs

Jan 12, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting in favor of the STREAM Act, which ensures transparency in the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) over its process of governing the interaction between surface mining operations and streams, known as the Stream Buffer Zone:

Press Release - Sessions Supports Measure to Protect Victims Involved in Class Action Lawsuits

Jan 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), today issued the following statement after voting in favor of a measure that would protect victims involved in class action litigation by ensuring that all members of a proposed class seeking monetary relief after suffering an injury have the same level and scope of injury, rather than allowing the courts to continue to allow classes to be certified even when all members of the class do not share the same injury type or scope:

Announcement - Amendment Process Announcement for H.R. 1644

Jan 5, 2016

Dear Colleague:                                                   

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 11th to grant a rule that would provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1644, the STREAM Act.