Thanks to the recent blackout, House and Senate conferees are under renewed pressure to resolve their differences on the environmentally-damaging energy bill that passed both chambers.
I hope that in my future I never ever again have to go to a conference and think about whether or not the male conferees are married.
As the week came to a close, conferees took the information they had learned in DC home to apply in their local communities, the message ‘Stay Engaged’ echoing in their ears.
International donors helped fund transit for the delegates, the construction of the peace village where the conferees met, and equipment such as radios for the border security stations set up by the conference.
In order to help the conferees better define the term ‘equitable,’ the letter suggests that the farm bill negotiators consider the following criteria for a dairy payment program.
Worn out after a day of breakout sessions and adventure excursions, which include mountain biking, horseback riding, and sea kayaking, conferees can retire to the spa to partake of a varied menu of massage therapies.
Significantly, these broadly representative and informed conferees have reached a unanimous conclusion.
In the House-Senate conference, it was defeated by the Senate conferees on a 15 to 14 straight-line party vote.
Prompted by the position papers and by the tour plenary sessions, conferees spent most of a day in discussion in the working groups.
In that list, it seems to me global warming is the most serious problem, though it doesn't follow that we should adopt either the solutions put to the conferees , or any other solution: that depends on costs and benefits.