Friday, June 03, 2005

Currently in Congress 15-31 May 2005

The latest issue of Currently in Congress is available on the U.S. Mission to South Africa's IRC webpage:
http://pretoria.usembassy.gov/wwwhic00.html

Highlights: judicial nominations start moving while the Bolton nomination gets stuck again; House passage of stem cell bills, anti-spyware bills, and the introduction of a resolution supporting the development of an HIV vaccine. Hearings include Treasury Secretary Snow's report to Congress on international exchange rate policies; piracy of intellectual property; weapons proliferation, terrorism and democracy in Iran; integrity of UN peacekeeping operations; protecting judges; Commission for Africa; and the UN Oil for Food program.

Previous issues are archived on the website.