First 100 Hours

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Democratic leaders in the House have promised to pass several items on their legislative agenda in their first 100 hours in power. They include:

· Implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 commission.

· Raising the minimum wage.

· Halving the interest rate on college student loans.

· Rolling back subsidies to big oil companies.

· Stopping any privatization of Social Security.

· Committing to no new deficit spending.

· Authorizing the federal government to negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare.

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