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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

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Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Kenneth E. Bentsen Papers, 1994-2002



Creator Bentsen, Kenneth E.
Title: Kenneth E. Bentsen papers
Dates: 1994-2002
Abstract: Legislative files, correspondence, clippings, photographs, audiocassettes, and video recordings, 1994-2002, document the Congressional career and electoral campaigns of Kenneth E. Bentsen.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01493
Extent: 115 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Former Congressman Kenneth Bentsen represented the 25th District of Texas in the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, serving on the Budget and Financial Services Committees. During his time in office, he helped craft legislation to modernize American banking and securities laws and helped prepare the nation's response to the Asian financial crisis. He was also actively involved in the drafting and passage of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which improved federal oversight of U.S. capital markets. Following his time in office, Mr. Bentsen served as a Managing Director of Public Strategies, Inc., a public affairs consulting firm. He then became President of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, a national trade association representing financial services companies and manufacturers. Born in Houston in 1959, Mr. Bentsen is the nephew of former Texas Senator and Treasury Secretary Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Jr.

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Scope and Contents

Legislative files, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and video recordings comprise the Kenneth E. Bentsen Papers, 1994-2002, which document the Congressional career and electoral campaigns of Kenneth E. Bentsen. The collection contains his legislative correspondence, as well as materials pertaining to budget legislation and campaign finance reform. Bentsen's legislative files are organized by session of Congress. Furthermore, the papers contain material pertaining to Bentsen's campaigns for office, however these materials are restricted until 2012.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

These papers are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Bentsen, Kenneth E.
Bentsen, Lloyd
Corporate Names
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
Public Strategies, Inc.
United States. Congress. House
United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget
Subjects
Free trade
Medical care
Social security--Finance
Whitewater Inquiry (1993-2000)
Places
Houston
North America
Texas
United States
Washington, D.C.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kenneth E. Bentsen Papers, 1994-2002, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Accession Numbers

2002-259; 2003-023; 2003-061; 2008-032

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

Legislative files
House bills, resolutions, and hearings
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2002-259/9 [13054603] 103rd Congress, 1994
White House contacts with Treasury/RTC officials about Whitewater, parts 1 and 2
104th Congress, 1995-1996
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2002-259/9 [13054603] Federal Home Loan Bank System Modernization Act of 1995
Materials related to Whitewater hearing
Failure of Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan Association and related matters, Parts 1-6
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2002-259/10 [13332411] Background Whitewater materials #1 and 2
Whitewater depositions
Whitewater briefing book
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2002-259/11 [13054465] Background Whitewater materials #3 and 4
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2002-259/20 [13054410] Commemorative Postage Stamp for Jewish War Veterans, H. Con. Res. 26
Unexpended Office Funds for Deficit Reduction, HR 26
Recognize OB/GYN, HR 30
COLA Equity Bill, HR 38, February 26, 1995
Provides VA benefits to Merchant Mariner who served during WWII, HR 44
Legislation establishing a memorial to honor Dr. King, HR 70, March 7, 1995
HJ Res. 70, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Alaska Oil Export, HR 70
Civil Service and Disability Trust Office Budget, HR 103
Women and Medical Information, HR 118
HJ Res. 120—796 Appropriations
Trade Sanctions Against Japan, HR 141
Full Funding for Education, H. Con. Res. 144, February 1, 1996
Israel Resolution, H. Con. Res. 149
Cosponsor, African American Music, H. Con. Res. 151, May 17, 1996
Open Government, H. J. Res. 155
HR 160, Considerations of HR 1535, IRS code rev., May 25, 1995
Wablhotz Gift Ban Reform, HR 214
Cosponsor, HR 221, House Res. Budget, September 13, 1995
Federal Employee, HR 294
Mandated Carpools, HR 325
Cosponsor, Mining Reform, HR 357
Encourage HR to pay our obligations, HR 360, February 1996
Tactile currency, HR 385
Tribute to Ron Brown, HR 406, April 3, 1996
Wastewater Treatment, HR 556 and 557
Radioactive Waste, HR 558
Medicare Subvention, HR 580
Pharmacy Compounding Preservation Act, HR 598
Cosponsor, Woman's Right to Know, HR 641, April 17, 1995
Capital Gains, HR 645
Commercial Aviation Fuel Tax, HR 752, May 25, 1995
Park Concessions Reform, HR 773
Mammography Tests, HR 777 and 778
Internal Revenue Code, HR 803
Superfund Recycling, HR 820
Title X Funding. HR 833
Mammography Standards at the Department of Veterans Administration, HR 882
Cosponsor, Colo-Rectal Cancer Screening, HR 922, September 6, 1995
Missing Service Personnel Act, HR 945, March 28, 1995
Amend Social Security Act, HR 997
Birth Defects, HR 1010
AIDS, Ricky Ray and Blood Board, HR1023/1021
Amend Tax Code 1986 to change life of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, HR 1061
Diabetes Medicare bills, HR 1073, 1074
Campaign Finance, HR 1100
Cosponsor, Fundraising Charity Organizations, HR 1161, September 6, 1995
Cosponsor, Student Loan Affordability Act, HR 1229
HIV Status of Newborns, HR 1289, March 22, 1995
Clinical Laboratories Improvement Act, HR 1386
Parkinson's Research Bill, HR 1462
Prostate Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1995, HR 1496
Increase Minority Scientists, HR 1459
IRS Code 1986, HR 1504, April 7, 1995
Safety Education in Propane Gas Use, HR 1514
Close "Billionaire expatriate loophole," HR 1535
Doris Miller, HR 1677, June 7, 1995
Madison Coin, HR 1684
Pediatric Bill, HR 1735
Women's Health Office Act, HR 1736
Advanced Medical Device Assurance Act, HR 1744
Black Revolutionary Patriots Act Commemorative Coin Act, HR 1776, June 7, 1995
Boat Fuel Tax, HR 1821, June 8, 1995
Natural Disaster Protection Act, HR 1856, September 13, 1995
Cosponsor, Ryan White Act, HR 1872, September 6, 1995
Coastal Zone Management Act, HR 1965
National Federal Credit Union, HR 1998
Cosponsor, Emergency Services, HR 2011, October 17, 1995
George Washington Coin Bill, HR 2026
Commercial Revitalization, HR 2138
Lobby and Gift Ban Bill, HR 2261
Cosponsor, Congressional Award Act, HR 2396, May 21, 1996
State Lobby Repeal Tax, HR 2434
Cosponsor, Philanthropy Protection Act, HR 2519, October 27, 1995
Cosponsor, Smithsonian Coin, HR 2627
Social Security Trust Funds, HR 2628, November 14, 1995
Victims Abuse Insurance Act, HR 2654
Veterans COLA Bill, HR 2654
Federal Employees Separation Incentive Act, HR 2751
Ocean Shipping, HR 2754
Coburn Point of Service Bill, HR 2757
Cosponsor, Metric Rebar, HR 2779
Traficant Breast Cancer Bill, HR 2796
Lift Cap on 501(c)(3) on Municipal Bonds, HR 2864
Keep Government Open Bill, HR 2963
Cosign bill, letter supporting the increase in the quarantine fee of the SBA&S export working capital loan progress, HR 2963, February 1, 1996
Parent Right to Know Act, HR 2976
Schroeder's transmission of abortion related materials, HR 3057
Iran Foreign Oil Act, HR 3107
Medicare Subvention Demonstration Site, HR 3142, May 3, 1996
Federal Home Banking Bill, HR 3167
Health Insurance Bill, HR 3185
Cosponsor, Child Protection, HR 3180
National Security Act, HR 3230
Newborn and Mother Health Protection, HR 3226
Adoption, HR 3286
Dreams Project, HR 3331
Elimination of Ethanol Subsidy, HR 3345
Gas Tax/Ethanol Bill, HR 3395
Roemer-Royce Amendment Housing, HR 3406
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must give report to Congress, HR 3462
ISTEA-STEP 21, HR 3775, July 12, 1995
Small Business Regulatory Relief Act, HR 3798
To Authorize Funds for George Bush School, HR 3803
Prohibit Section 8 to Family Members, HR 3963
Development of Women's Business Enterprise, HR 3990
Medigap Portability Bill, HR 4047
Flood Information Handout
105th Congress, 1997
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2002-259/22 [13066158] Assorted legislation, including health care, housing, health insurance, veterans issues, education, other
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2002-259/32 [13055286] Welfare Forum, August 13, 1997
Personal computers for senior centers
Welfare Press
Welfare/Immigration seminar file
Home-based business fairness, HR 1145
IRS Re-structuring, HR 2292
IRS reforms (2 folders)
Tax: Event regarding empowerment zones
1997 tax law
Tax: Charity
Taxes
FY 1998 Tax Bill
Consumer Price Index
Working Families Flexibility Act, HR 1
Housing: Amendments, HR 2
Housing: Homelessness Bill, HR 217
Paperwork Elimination Act, HR 852
Housing: Occupancy standards
Housing: Manufactured housing
Housing: Twin Oaks Mutual Housing Association
Small Business
Bank Enterprise Awards
Banking: Women's Prequalification Loan Program
Physicians at Teaching Hospitals (PATH) audit
Health: Tobacco
Health: Pediatric AIDS trial
Government reform: Public safety legislation, HR 1173
Labor: Regional Skills Alliance
Labor: Teamwork for Employees and Managers (TEAM) Act
Budget information
Fiscal Year 1998 Appropriations
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2002-259/34 [13066250] Banking: Mortgage brokers
Tax: Capital gains, HR 862
Tax: Capital gains
Social Security: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) / Status of legal immigrants
Adoption Bill, HR 867
Public education, HR 139
District of Columbia appropriations
Education: School modernization day
Appropriations: Houston Independent School District (HISD) Economic Development Initiative request
Vocational education / Higher education
Education: "We the People" Program
Education: Financial aid workshops
Health: Americans with Disabilities Act
Education [2 folders]
International relations: Ireland, August 19, 1998
Trade: Fast-track background
Trade: Fast-track
Justice: Arraignment Program, HR 1493
Democratic Education Bill
International relations: Iran acquisition, HR 1888
International relations: Israel
International relations: China Communist subsidy, HR 2605
Trade: Caribbean Beneficiary Initiative (CBI), HR 2644
International relations: Monitor of People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China, HR 2647
Fiscal Year 1998 budget request
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2002-259/35 [13066486] Banking: Micro-credit / Results
Banking: Export-Import Bank Bill, HR 1370
Immigration: Motion to Instruct on Departments of Commerce, Justice and State (CJS) Appropriations, HR 2267
Trade: University of St. Thomas Fast-track
Trade: [USA Engage, HR 2708]
Trade: China Most Favored Nation 1997 vote
Education: Charter School Amendments, HR 2616
Education: Bricker Department of Education
Ways and Means: LAOGAI Slave Labor Act of 1997, HR 2195
International: Radio Free Asia Act, HR 2232
International: Political Freedom in China, HR 2358
Defense: United States-Taiwan defense, HR 2386
Education: Rebuild Schools Act, HR 1104
Education/Tax credits, HR 1233
Immigration: Shriners
Education Savings Act, HR 2373
Education: Reading Excellence Act, HR 2614
Ways and Means: Restore vetoed tax provisions, HR 2513
International: Condemn Chinese officials, HR 2570
International: Prohibition of United States funds to China, HR 967
Trade: Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) reauthorization, HR 2064
International relations: Iran Missile Proliferation Sanctions Act, HR 2709
Trade: Export finance
Miscellaneous: Thank-you letters
Miscellaneous: Schecter, Arthur and Joyce
Budget: Medical education
Houston partnership speech
Health care: Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reform Bill, S 830
Government affairs: Agency Compliance Act, HR 1544
Appropriations: Emergency supplemental, HR 1469
Drugs: Preventive programs / Marijuana
Health care: Lung reduction surgery
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2002-259/38 [13066227] Texas Issues: Federation of the Blind
Trade: Mexican Truck
Trade: Fast Track, HR 2621
Banking and Finance: Asian currency articles
Immigration
Houston Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) funding issues
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
Letter to Chronicle– INS backlog
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) meeting
Immigration – 245I
Finance: Service Corporation International
Immigration issues
Trade: NAFTA
Trade Adjustment Assistance
Labor: Brookings briefing on Trade Adjustment Assistance
Education: Helping Empower Lower-income Parents (HELP) Scholarships, HR 2746
Campaign finance reform amendment
Veterans: Arlington Cemetery flap
Foreign affairs: Iran – Background information
Immigration: Williamson
Education: La Blanche
Trade: Equadyne
Immigration: Jacinto – Port
Budget agreement
Trade: Osuji
Welfare: Bill Phillips
Immigration: Konisburg
IRS – Dunham
Abortion
Health: Family planning
Labor: Mandatory Overtime Bill
Health: HR 581, House Joint Res. 36
Late-term abortion, HR 1833
Late-term abortion, Senate amendment, HR 1122
Health: Labor, Health and Human Services, Foreign Operations
Health: Title 10 parental consent
Welfare: Adoption and safe families
Social Security II
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2002-259/71 [13066613] Arts
Flood control
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
Barge removal
105th Congress, 1997-1998
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2002-259/23 [13055220] Assorted legislation, including home ownership assistance, education, medical research, health care, other
105th Congress, 1998
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2002-259/28 [13066249] Housing
Freddie Mac
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Bulk Sale Rule
American Home Ownership Act, HR 3899
Fannie Mae 2
Homeless Coalition
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Rule
Small Business Paperwork Reduction Act, HR 3310
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Title I
Chicago Pilot of Federal Housing Board
Occupancy Standards, HR 3385
Older Americans Act
Venipuncture
Healthcare: Uninsured statistics
Health Insurance: Texas Association of Underwriters speech
Breast Cancer: Tamra Bentsen's Sisters Network
Drug Policy: Substance abuse speech
Pro-choice materials
Prostate Cancer Initiative – Tamra Bentsen
Healthcare/Medicine: Propylene glycol, Mark Wilson
Welfare: Job training reform
Impeachment
Sunset Tax Code
Labor: Sales Incentive Compensation Act, HR 2888
Small Business: Anti-salting, HR 3246
Impeachment: Clinton
Harvard Housing Study
Social Security: Government pension offset
Tax reform
House Joint Resolution 62: Super Majority Tax Amendment
House Joint Resolution 111: Two-thirds Majority Vote
Taxes
Rice Hotel
Research and Experimentation tax credit
Child welfare
Lone Star Card
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2002-259/30 [13066453] Napalm Issue
Napalm
Blagojevich letter
Environmental groups
Navy documents
Environmental justice
Pollution Control Industries (PCI) information
Newspaper reports
Miscellaneous materials (3 folders)
Napalm documents
Miscellaneous materials
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2002-259/33 [13066464] International Monetary Fund
Education: HR 6
Higher Education Reauthorization Conference Report
Higher Education Amendment
Amendments/Dear Colleagues
Higher Education Act (HEA) Amendments
General Accounting Office (GAO) report on Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO)
Veterans Association major projects, HR 3603
Tax: Enterprise zone
Protect Social Security, HR 4578
Social Security Federal Bar speech
Export-Import Bank
International Monetary Fund Bailout
District of Columbia (DC) Appropriations, FY 1999, HR 4380
Department of Defense Authorization, FY 1999, HR 3616
Immigration: Visa waiver pilot program, HR 2578
Defense: Iran Missile Proliferation Sanctions Conference Report, HR 2709
International relations: Religious Freedom Act, HR 2431
International relations: Foreign Relations Conference Agreement, HR 1757
Defense appropriations, HR 4103
Immigration: Voter Eligibility Act, HR 1428
Puerto Rico Status Act II
Immigration: Voter Eligibility Act, HR 1428, Part II
African trade, HR 1432
Puerto Rico Status Act, HR 856
Puerto Rico Status Bill
Defense: United States forces in Bosnia, HR Con. Res. 227
Technology transfers to China, HR 463
International relations: Jackson-Vanik Waiver for Vietnam, House Joint Res. 120
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2002-259/36 [13066293] Labor: [Pensions]
Veterans speech
Trade: Caribbean Beneficiary Initiative (CBI) Trade Partnership Act, HR 2644
Appropriations: Biochemical terrorism – Rice University Advanced Applied Technology Demonstration Facility (AATDF) appropriations
Emergency supplemental appropriations, HR 3579
Education: DC school vouchers, S 1502
Intelligence authorization, HR 3694
Defense authorization, Fiscal Year 1999
Immigration: H1B visas, HR 3736
Education: English Fluency Act, HR 3892
International: Foreign operations appropriations, HR 4569
Defense Appropriations Conference Report, HR 3616 [2 folders]
Committees: Ways and Means
Campaign: Texas 25 demographics
Presbyterian: Presbytery
Articles: Texas delegation
Congressional pay: Pay raise
Mexico fires
New Democrat Coalition
Health: Ricky Ray Hemophilia Bill, HR 1023
Health: Healthy Kids speech
Speech remarks: Health law professors
Medicare: Contracts
Choice: Late-term abortions, HR 1122
Labor: HR 3933
Choice: Parental notification, HR 3230
Law speech
Appropriations: Omnibus Bill, HR 4438
Drugs: Needle exchange, HR 3717
Health Care False Claims Act, HR 3523
Appropriations: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – UT Houston
Medicare buy-in
Speech: The March, Tamra Bentsen
Insurance: Regulatory
105th-106th Congresses, 1998-1999
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2002-259/26 [13066170] Self Regulatory Organization regulation
Capital requirements
Bentsen – Private placement
DeMinimus-Bentsen Amendment
Banlung Product
Strike Municipal Bonds
State Securities Representation
LaFalce Consumer Protection Laws
Whole Bill, May 13, 1998
BACHUS Amendment, May 11, 1998
Baker Amendment, May 12, 1998
Kucinich Amendment, May 7, 1998
McCollum Amendment, May 11, 1998
Parker Colloquy, May 6, 1998
Roukema Basket Amendment, May 12, 1998
Leach/Bereuter Amendment, May 12, 1998
Vento/Bentsen Amendment, May 12, 1998
Vento/Bentsen Amendment, May 13, 1998
Entire Bill, 1998
Privacy Section, June 18, 1999
Toomey Equity Swaps, March 3, 1999
European Union, April 28, 1998
Pending Amendments, 1998
Genetic Discrimination, June 4, 1998
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Community Development and Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, 1998
106th Congress, 1999
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2002-259/31 [13066395] Health and Human Services: Prevention
Breast cancer: Race for the Cure remarks (Tamra K. Bentsen)
Financial modernization: Robert Morris speech
Organ transplants
Cancer/Medicare: Outpatient Prospective Payment System – MD Anderson
Biomedical research speech
Congressional Oversight: Regulatory Right-to-know
NASA: Apollo II gold medal, HR 2815
Blunt/Bentsen pension legislation: Edward Jones
Subcommittee on Capital Markets hearing: Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OHEO) Baker hearing
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Correspondence: Mail
Taxes, HJR 37
Government reform: Unfunded mandates, HR 350
Tax: Extender provisions, HR 1180
Education Saving and School Excellence Act of 1999, HR 7
Telecom: E-Rate
Seniors: Elderly fraud forums
Violence against women, HR 2436
Child custody protection, HR 1218
Health care, HR 3075
Arts: National Endowment for the Humanities
Medicare/Cancer: National Coalition for Cancer Research
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2002-259/41 [13066442] Welfare
John Gorman, Food stamps
Fathers Count Act, HR 3073
Flood insurance
Military: Napalm
Environment
Smoke letter to Clinton
Department of Defense authorization
Energy and water, HR 2605
Crown Century
Baytown drilling
Estate taxes
Finance: Tyumen Oil – Export/Import
Taxes: Tax agreement
Social Security: Task force, Lockbox
Appropriations: HR 2684, 2561
Foreign affairs: Kosovo bills
Health care: HR 2691, International Patients Act
Appropriations: HR 4059; HR 2606; Military construction, FY 2003
Military: Trident submarine issues, FY 2000
Banking: Sense
Military construction appropriations, HR 2465
Kosovo supplemental, HR 1664
Defense authorization, HR 1401
Supplemental appropriations conference report, HR 1141
Foreign affairs: HR 1095, HR 669
National missile defense, HR 4
Palestinian State, HR 24
Voting record: UAW report card
HJR 58, Disapprove Vietnam trade credits
Military: Senate amendments, HR
Missile defense: Meeting with NASA, HR 1883
Arts: Rayburn exhibit legislation
Appropriations
University of Houston appropriations request
147 Air National Guard, military construction request
Military construction appropriations request
Arts: Martin Luther King Day
Immigration
Letter to Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS)
INS naturalization issue
Letter to INS – Funding for FY 1999
Military: U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Exercise Last Dance
Judiciary: Criminal alien amendment to FY 1999 Supplemental
Immigration
Meeting with INS
Letter to INS – Criminal aliens
Judiciary: Advance parole immigration legislation
Sports: NFL Houston
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2002-259/64 [13066330] Social Security
Appropriations
Bentsen Flood Bill
Bankruptcy Bill
Internet Tax
106th Congress, 2000
box
2002-259/39 [13066475] Social Security and women
Veterans: Social Security Cost of Living Adjustments versus Congressional salary increases
Small Business Act
HR 2366, Small Business Liability Reform Act
Repeal of Social Security earnings test
HR 5, Senior Citizens Freedom to Work Act
Budget: HR 1102, Portman, Cardin
Houston police officers pensions
Rule on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Health plan appeals
Labor: Mandatory overtime
Labor: HR 1987, The Fair Act
Foreign affairs: Solidarity with Israel
HR 5522, Cut Palestine aid
Trade
HJR 103, China Most Favored Nation disapproval
HJR 99, Disapproving Jackson-Vanik waiver for Vietnam
HJR 90, US Withdrawal from World Trade Organization
Abu Abbas: Department of Justice request
Labor: Volunteer Protection Program
Labor: Johnson Space Center contractors
Judiciary: Bill Phillips
United Transportation Union – Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers dispute
HR 4205, Defense authorization FY 2001
Labor: Quietflex
HR 3908, Supplemental appropriations
Philips Petroleum
Labor: Crown Central
HR 4475, Transportation appropriations FY 2001
HR 4576, Defense appropriations FY 2001
Bankruptcy – press clips
HR 5272, Peace Through Negotiations Act
HR 4811, Foreign operations appropriations, FY 2001
S 1287, Bankruptcy Bill
INS proposed rule: F-1 student visas
State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP)
Health care: Children's Assessment Center
Transportation: Metro light rail
Transportation: Firestone tires
Labor: H-1B visas
University of Houston Law Center
Juvenile Gun Bill
Anti-trust case law on physicians' organizations
HR 1304, Anti-trust, physicians
HR 4167, Innocence Protection Act
Foreign affairs: Mexico certification, FY 2000
HR 2372, Private Property Rights Implementation Act
HR 3660, Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act, 2000
HR 434, African Growth and Opportunity Conference report
HR 3908, Supplemental appropriations, FY 2000
HR 2961, International Patients Act, Texas Medical Center immigration issue
Agriculture: Temporary duty suspension for oxadiaxon
HR 4577, Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), Education appropriations, FY 2001
Taxes: HR 5277, Amends public laws 106-203 to exempt state filers
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2002-259/42 [13066125] HR 2590, Treasury Postal appropriations, FY 2002
HR 4516, Legislative branch appropriations bill
HR 4874, Treasury Postal appropriations
HR 4942, District of Columbia appropriations
HR 4678, Child Support Distribution Act
HR 782, Older Americans Act
Earned Income Tax Credit
Environment: Barge lanes
Reference materials: Ways and Means issues
Environment: Barge lanes letter
Health care: Biomedical Institute
Health care: Bio Astronautic
Appropriations: Rice Nanotech
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
Flood project, FY 2001
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Brays Remap
Environment: Cedar Creek / Cedar Bayou
Environment: TX 25 Corps program review, 2000
Environment: Mickey Leland Center
Environment: Goodman Manufacturing
Transportation: Highway lettering
HR 1237, National Estuary Program
HR 4733, Energy and water appropriations, FY 2001
Environment: Clean Air II
Environment: Brownfield information
HR 701, Conservation Reinvestment Act
Labor: Nuclear workers letter
HR 5315, Death Tax Relief Act
Taxes: Override vote for HR 8
HR 8, Death Tax Elimination Act
HR 4810, Marriage Penalty Tax Elimination Reconciliation Act
HR 6, Marriage Penalty Relief Act
Taxes: Voted in favor of Marriage Penalty Relief
Census
Immigration: Dr. Elian Gonzalez
Tax theory
Bentsen's tax votes, 106th Congress
HR 4865, Social Security Benefits Tax Relief Act of 2000
HR 3916, Telephone Excise Tax Repeal
HR 4717, Exempt Organization Political Disclosure Act of 2000
HR 3709, Internet Taxation Moratorium
HR 3081, Small Business Tax Growth
Budget Committee Social Security Task Force
TX 25 statistics on Supplemental Security Income and OASDI benefits, 2000
Kenneth Bentsen's lock box voting record
Social Security / Government Pension Offset/ Windfall Elimination Provision
Social Security: Bush Plan individual accounts
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2002-259/59 [13066329] Miscellaneous legislation: Flood control, health, trade, disaster relief, other
107th Congress, 2001
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2002-259/43 [13066205] Legislation including appropriations, taxes, constituent requests, education, pensions, Social Security, labor, other
107th Congress, 2001-2002
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2002-259/69 [13066679] Appropriation requests, Fiscal Year 2003: District projects, health-related
Health Files
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2002-259/77 [13054501] Mental Health, Medicaid Administrative Claims
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2002-259/78 [13055253] Texas Medical Center: West Nile
107th Congress, 2002
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2002-259/40 [13066282] Military: Ocean Shipholdings, Inc.
Military: Ocean Shipholdings, Inc., Maritime Administration
Health care: Legislative Proposal, Morley & Morley, pediatric subspecialist
Education: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) reauthorization
Education: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funding bill, HR 737
Labor: Trade Commission
ANDEAN Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act, HR 3009
Foreign affairs: Gustafson, National Security Council (NSC)
Foreign affairs: Sonja Myers, United Nations (UN)
Foreign affairs: Ellsworth, Department of State (DOS)
Banking: Export-Import reauthorization
Trade: Section 201, Steel
Foreign affairs: Bin Laden
Foreign affairs: Afghan Freedom Support Act, HR 3994
Social Security: Privatization, minority/women
Social Security: Retirement Saving Security Act 107, HR 4431
Labor: Amendments, Federal Law Enforcement Pay Reform Act, HR 3794
Labor: T. G. Thomas, Inc.
Foreign affairs: International terrorism legislation, HR 1338
Bankruptcy reform, HR 333
Bankruptcy: Homestead states
Judiciary: Prayer in school
Immigration: Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) reform, HR 3231
Judiciary: Pledge of allegiance, HR 459
Judiciary: Partial birth abortion, HR 4965
Judiciary: Adolescent reproductive rights
Judiciary: Child Custody Protection Act, HR 476
Campaign finance reform: Shays/Meehan, HR 2356
Budget
Health care: HR 4691
Pensions: HR 540
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2002-259/54 [13054997] Legislation on trade, telecommunications, welfare, defense, Iraq
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2002-259/60 [13066657] Miscellaneous: Appropriations request, Homeland Security, district projects, other
Health files
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2002-259/74 [13066180] HR 4069, 566, 624, 664, 361, and health information files
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2002-259/75 [13055231] Street closures – Disproportional Share Hospitals program, other health topics
105th-107th Congresses, 1996-2002
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2002-259/71 [13066613] Health and Human Services, Labor, Appropriations: Co-sponsored legislation
Appropriations
Prescription drugs
Health
House Committee on Banking and Financial Services
104th Congress, 1995-1996
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2002-259/12 [13054523] Banking Committee procedures
Rural credit, February 29, 1996
Electronic Benefit Transfer hearing, March 22, 1996
Electronic Benefit Transfer hearing, March 27, 1996
Personal Banking Fraud, April 15, 1996
Risk Assessment hearing, March 15, 1996
Entrepreneurial Act, HR 2981, hearing, April 18, 1996
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Privatization
Studies by General Accounting Office and Congressional Budget Office
Briefing Book on HR 3167
Mexican Currency Crisis
Online Banking and Technology in Banking
Consumer Debt, September 12, 1996
Federal Home Loan Bill, HR 3167, April 28, 1996
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2002-259/13 [13066680] U. S. and international response to Mexican financial crisis--bank hearing, January 25, 1995
Bank hearing on oversight plan, February 9, 1995
Banking hearing, HR 80, February 23, 1995
CAP-CORR Banking Committee briefing, February 7, 1995
Banking /Escrow Rules, May 23, 1995
Banking hearing, HR 80, February 23, 1995
Financial Services Competitiveness Act of 1995 hearings-Glass Steagall Reform, February 28, 1995, March 1, 1995, March 7, 1995
Financial Services Competitiveness Act of 1995 hearings-Glass Steagall Reform Part 3, March 21, 22, 28, 1995
Financial Services Competitiveness Act of 1995 hearings-Glass Steagall Reform Part 4, 8th hearing, March 29, 1995
Current state and future of the financial services markets, banking SVB, March 22, 1995
HR 1487 Federal Home Loan Bank System Modernization Act of 1995, May 17, 1995
Markets and Trading Reorganization and Reform Act of 1995-Part 1, HR 718
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Hearing on municipalities, July 25, 1995
Financial Condition of Bank Insurance Fund/Savings Association Insurance Fund testimony, August 2, 1995
Federal Home Loan Bank System, September 28, 1995
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Federal Home Loan Bank System, September 28, 1995
Homemaker IRA, HR 708
105th Congress, 1997-1998
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2002-259/6 [13094313] Hearing: Computer-generated check fraud, May 1, 1997
DI-EXIM Bank / International Financial Institutions, April 29, 1997
Conference of State Banking Superiors (CSBS), HR 1306
Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) / Homeowners Insurance Protection Act, March 20, 1997
DIMPLES – International Monetary Fund, March 20, 1997
Committee overview: Minority views on FY 1998 budget, March 20, 1997
PMI Hearing, Homeowners Insurance Protection Act, HR 607, March 18, 1997
Authorization for Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs)
Hearing on conduct of monetary policy, March 5, 1997
Hearing: Issues currently facing credit unions, February 26, 1997
Financial services modernization, February 11, 1997
Federal Reserve check clearing system, September 16, 1997
Commemorative Quarter Bill, HR 2414, September 10, 1997
Abolishing the Thrift Depositor Protection Oversight Board, HR 2343, September 9, 1997
Digital signatures, Federal role in electronic authentication, September 4, 1997
Conduct of monetary policy, July 23, 1997
Government Performance and Results Act, July 29, 1997
Electronic authentication, July 9, 1997
Financial modernization, third hearing, May 21, 1997
Full committee hearing on money laundering, May 15, 1997
Financial modernization, Part 1, May 7 and 14, 1997
Federal money production, June 26, 1997
Swiss banks hearing: Holocaust claims, June 26, 1997
Conduct of monetary policy, July 22, 1997
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2002-259/7 [13055399] East Asian economic conditions, November 13, 1997
East Asian economic conditions, January 30 and February 3, 1998
Examination Parity and Year 2000 Readiness for Financial Institution Act, HR 3116, February 5, 1998
Holocaust assets: Restitution of art objects seized during the Holocaust, February 12, 1998
Humphrey-Hawkins hearing, conduct of monetary policy, February 24, 1998
Electronic Funds Transfer of government benefits, March 4, 1998
Y2000 Readiness of HUD, Treasury, and Federal financial regulatory agencies, March 4, 1998
Counterfeiting and personal computers, March 31, 1998
Program for Investments in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME) Act, September 23, 1998
Hedge fund operators, October 1, 1998
Global economic instability, September 16, 1998
United States and Allied post-war relations on looted gold, June 10, 1998
Y2K issues, September 17, 1998
Money Laundering Deterrence Act, June 11, 1998
Children's Development Commission Act, HR 3637, June 18, 1998
Financial Privacy Bill, HR 4321, August 5, 1998
Netting Bill, revising banking and bankruptcy insolvency laws, markup, HR 4239, August 5, 1998
Disaster Insurance Bill / Homeowner's Insurance Availability Act of 1997, HR 219, April 23, 1998
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2002-259/8 [13054545] European Monetary Union (EMU), April 28, 1998
Bank mergers, April 29, 1998
Credit Union Common Bond Requirement, March 11, 1998
Japanese Banking, October 16, 1995
SEC/CFTC merger / Markets and Trading Reorganization and Reform Act, HR 718, October 25, 1995
Millennium Bug: Banking and the Y2000 computer problem, November 4, 1997
Dollar coin legislation, December 21, 1997
Current and future bank examination and supervision systems, December 8, 1997
Capital Markets Subcommittee hearing on Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Rule, October 1, 1997
Domestic and International Markets Subcommittee hearings on printing flaws on redesigned $50 bill
Consumer financial privacy, September 18, 1997
Debit cards and unsolicited checks, September 24, 1997
Review of proposed regulations to implement Electronic Funds Transfer 1999, September 25, 1997
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2002-259/2 [13066410] Housing Subcommittee: Mortgage brokers, March 27, 1998
Title I hearing: Reform of Title I program by HUD, April 30, 1998
Holocaust hearing: Denied insurance money from claims, August 6, 1998
105th-106th Congresses, 1998-2000
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2002-259/27 [13055264] Community Development, June 17, 1998
Y2K, June 23, 1998
Kiddie Mac, HR 3637, 1998
Money Laundering, HR 4005, July 8, 1998
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Discussion draft, July 16, 1998
Full Financial Services Committee: Over-the-Counter Derivatives, July 17, 1998
Domestic and International Monetary Policy Subcommittee: Monetary policy, July 22, 1998
Financial privacy issues, July 28, 1998
General Accounting Office (GAO) study on Freddie/Fannie, July 30, 1998
HR 3617, August 4, 1998
HR 4364, August 4, 1998
Full Committee: Bank failures, February 8, 2000
Full Committee: Holocaust assets, February 9-10, 2000
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Merge BIF/SAIF, February 16, 2000
Banking Committee budget views, February 16, 2000
Full Committee: Monetary policy, February 17, 2000
Full Committee: Hearing on money laundering, March 9, 2000
HR 1776, March 14, 2000
106th Congress, 1999
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2002-259/29 [13066136] Joint Subcommittee hearing: Money laundering
Financial industry competition: Commerce testimony
Banking: Hedge funds
Banking and Financial Services Committee Hearings
Regulatory relief
International finance
Community Development and Financial Institutions (CDFI) / Crime Act
Exchange rates
Russia's economy
Debt relief
Capital Markets Subcommittee Hearings
Hedge funds
Technology and banking
Banking and Financial Services Committee Hearing: Y2K
Joint Subcommittee Hearing: Money laundering
Financial modernization, HR 10
Banking and Financial Services Committee Hearing: Monetary policy
FY 2000 Budget views
Banking and Financial Services Committee Hearings
Russian money laundering
Disaster reinsurance, HR 21
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2002-259/31 [13066395] Banking and Financial Services Committee hearing: Deposition of assets held by Jewish families prior to World War II
Department of the Treasury: Operating subsidiary compromise
Banking and Financial Services Committee hearing: Capital formation in underserved areas
Credit union membership regulation
Banking and Financial Services Committee hearings
Loan loss reserves
Counter party risk
Privacy hearings
Monetary policy: Humphrey Hankins
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2002-259/63 [13066373] Assorted Banking and Financial Service Committee files
106th Congress, 2000
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2002-259/24 [13055210] Capital Markets Subcommittee: Hedge funds, March 16, 2000
Banking Committee: Hearing, International financial architecture, March 22, 2000
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2002-259/25 [13054986] Capital Markets Subcommittee: Hearing on improving regulation of housing, Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs), March 22, 2000
Full Committee
Hearing on recommendations by the President's working group of financial markets, April 11, 2000
Markup of HR 2764 and 2848, April 12, 2000
Hearing: "Bank Reserves Modernization Act of 2000," HR 4209, May 3, 2000
Hearing: Fair Credit Reporting Act and HR 3408, May 4, 2000
Hearing: Permanent normal trade relations for China, May 11, 2000
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Money laundering, May 15, 2000
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform, May 15, 2000
Predatory lending, May 24, 2000
Capital Markets Subcommittee
Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform, June 6, 2000
Merchant banking, June 7, 2000
Full Committee
Markup, HR 3886, June 8, 2000
Medical privacy, June 14, 2000
Capital Markets Subcommittee: CFTZ reauthorization, June 19, 2000
Full Committee
CEA, HR 4541, July 19, 2000
Internet gambling bill, HR 4419, June 20, 2000
First accounts, June 27, 2000
Humphrey/Hawkins, July 20, 2000
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Baker's Government Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) Act, July 20, 2000
Markup of HR 4541, 4096, 1161, July 27, 2000
106th-107th Congresses, 2000-2001
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2002-259/1 [13125723] Full Committee: Financial Contract Netting Improvement Act, September 7, 2000
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSE) Roundtable, Housing Finance Regulatory Improvement Act, September 12, 2000
Full Committee
Identity Theft Protection Act, September 13, 2000
Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) Security Printing Amendments Act, HR 4096, September 14, 2000
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Credit scoring: Fair Credit Full Disclosure Act, September 21, 2000
Full Committee
Farm Credit Administration's National Charter Initiative, October 3, 2000
Banking Committee activities report
Organization meeting – Rules, February 14, 2001
Budget views for Fiscal Year 2001, February 16, 2001
107th Congress, 2001
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2002-259/1 [13125723] Full Committee: Humphrey-Hawkins, Monetary policy report, February 28, 2001
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Reducing Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fees, March 6, 2001
Joint: Coordinate fighting fraud, March 6, 2001
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Proposals to permit payment of interest on business checking accounts and reserves held at Federal Reserve banks, March 12, 2001
Capital Markets Subcommittee
Public access to market data, March 13, 2001
Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) oversight, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, March 27, 2001
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Markup of business checking, March 21, 2001
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Fee Relief Act, March 21, 2001
Full Committee: Markup, SEC Fees / Stenle Reserves, March 27, 2001
Bentsen Amendment: SEC fee reductions
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2002-259/2 [13066410] Capital Markets Subcommittee
SEC Push-out rule, August 2, 2001
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) risk-based capital rule, August 1, 2001
Hearing: Analyzing the analysts, July 31, 2001
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Deposit insurance reform, July 26, 2001
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Market Data II, Implications to investors, September 26, 2001
Full Committee: Markup of HR 2570, 2589, July 25, 2001
Hearing: Internet gambling, HR 556, July 24, 2001
Humphrey-Hawkins: Conduct of monetary policy, July 18, 2001
Housing Subcommittee: Government-Sponsored Enterprise (GSE) reform, July 11, 2001
Financial Institutions Subcommittee: Rent to own – Hearing on the Consumer Rental Purchase Agreement Act, July 11, 2001
Insurance product approval: The need for modernization, June 21, 2001
California energy crisis: Impacts, causes, and remedies, June 20, 2001
Analyzing the Analysis: Hearing on Wall Street, June 14, 2001
Authorization for international programs, FY 2002, June 12, 2001
Hearing: Promotion of international capital flow through accounting standards, June 7, 2001
Capital Markets Subcommittee: Congressional Budget Office (CBO) study, May 22, 2001
Hearing: Fair disclosure or flawed disclosure – Is Regulation Fair Disclosure helping or hurting investors?, May 16, 2001
Hearing: National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers (NARAB) and Beyond, May 16, 2001
Hearing: Deposit insurance reform, May 14, 2001
Joint hearing: Merchant banking, April 4, 2001
107th Congress, 2001-2002
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2002-259/70 [13055005] Hearings and mark-ups
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2002-259/76 [13066147] Co-sponsored legislation
107th Congress, 2002
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2002-259/67 [13066635] Hearing Materials: Capital market insurance regulation
Housing Affordability Act, HR 3995
Hearing materials: Worldcom
Financial Services: Capital market housing uses
Hearing materials: Full Monetary Policy
Financial Services
International Development Association (IDA) reauthorization
Financial Institutions: Community choice in real estate
Capital Markets
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) stress test
Speech: FDA reauthorization
Money-laundering vis-à-vis war on terror: Full Committee, USA Patriot Act
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2002-259/68 [13066351] Financial Services
Corporate and Auditing Accountability, Responsibility and Transparency Act (CAARTA), HR 3763
Terrorism insurance, HR 3210
Corporate accountability hearing
International Monetary: North American Development Bank
Hearing materials
European Union Financial Services Action Plan
Capital markets insurance regulation
Hearing, bill, memos: Regulatory relief, HR 3951, staff memos
104th-107th Congresses, 1995-2002
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2002-259/66 [13066646] Financial Services: Check-Clearing Act, 2002
Financial Services: North American Development (NAD) Bank, HR 5400, 2000
Housing: HUD's RESPA Rule, 2002
Financial Services, Real estate: ATLA Column, 2000
Letter to Levitt, SEC Chairman: Auditor independence, 2002
Banking Committee rules, 1999
Banking: [BIFISAIF?] final bill, 1996
Amendments: Bentsen CRA amendment, 1995
Banking and Financial Services: Corporate veil, 1997
Housing: [CPO?] Office in Houston, 1996
Banking and Financial Services: Drought resolution, 1996
Housing: Elder care, home care, 1995
Housing: Equity swaps, 2000
Financial Services
Fair disclosure, May 2001
FCRA amendments, 1999
Federal Reserve, CRA, 2000
Federal Home [?] Banks, 2000
FHA multi-family credit subsidy
Financial Services, Housing: Co-sponsored legislation, hearings
Legislative correspondence
104th Congress, 1995-1996
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2002-259/24 [13055210] 60 minute colonias/Coteman
Avocado letter, October 13, 1995
Leland Center appropriations, October 18, 1995
C-17 support letter
Continental Airlines to Sec. Pena re: access, October 27, 1995
USTF/Congressman Green, October 30, 1995
Japanese Bank
Vet bonds, November 6, 1995
Star Base letter
Medicare/Medicaid to President, October 1, 1995
Bank Insurance Fund/Savings Association Insurance Fund letter, October 10, 1995
Violence Against Women Act, October 23, 1995
FICO letter to Leach, October 23, 1995
Thrift Depositor Board letter, October 25, 1995
Securities Litigation Reform, October 27, 1995
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act Health Ins. for self-employed, October 30, 1995
Low Income Housing Tax Credit, October 30, 1995
Securities Reform letter, November 2, 1995
Superfund taxes, November 6, 1995
NIH funding letter conferees, speaker, November 7, 1995
Immediate sanctions letter to Archer, November 7, 1995
Community Oriented Policing Services Program, November 7, 1995
Personal Duty Exemption, November 9, 1995
Discharge petition on debt ceiling, November 10, 1995
Default letter, November 13, 1995
Coastal Zone Management Appropriations, November 14, 1995
Pantex plant, November 16, 1995
Signing on to a lola equity letter, December 5, 1995
Cosign, Earned income Tax Credit letter, December 7, 1995
Continental Airlines, December 7, 1995
Cosigning 100% tax deduction letter
Air Products, December 13, 1995
Mineral Management Service HR, December 14, 1995
To Clinton—Bipartisan legislation, December 15, 1995
To Clinton—Medical Guarantee, December 15, 1995
To Clinton—in support of coalition budget, December 19, 1995
Low Income Housing Tax Credit to Clinton, November 21, 1995
Cosign No Tax Cuts/Balanced Budget letter, November 29, 1995
Port of Houston, January 4, 1996
Foreign Trade Zone—Exxon, January 4, 1996
To Rubin—DeMinimus, January 10, 1996
RFG letter to Kantor, January 18, 1996
Summer jobs letter, January 24, 1996
Letter to Clinton against Real Estate Provision, January 26, 1996
To Gingrich—debt limit, January 31, 1996
China—trade, February 1, 1996
HR 2959—HIV positive servicemen, February 5, 1996
House Post Office firing, February 13, 1996
Wallisville letter, March 4, 1996
To Roashema support of the Ins. Bill, March 6, 1996
Endangered Species Act, March 9, 1996
Letter to Karch in support of NEH, March 8, 1996
8A, March 12, 1996
Corps funding FY97, March 13, 1996
Wreck Removal, March 14, 1996
Continental Airlines to Chile, March 15, 1996
Family TV viewing hour sign onto letter, March 25, 1996
Flood control dear colleague, March 28, 1996
Letter to Archer on Real Estate Recapture, March 29, 1996
Children TV act to FCC, April 9, 1996
Nintendo, April 8, 1996
To Kassebaum—Multiple Employer Welfare management, April 17, 1996
To Lazio-Brook amendment, April 24, 1996
Letter to Leach on consumer reporting, April 24, 1996
Health Care Deduction, April 26, 1996
School to Work letter, April 26, 1996
Congressional Award Act
To Dodd—rename DNCAS Ron Brown, May 1, 1996
Pediatric Research—Porter/Obey, May 2, 1996
Letter to FCC on telecommunications, May 3, 1996
Children's Nutrition Research Center 1997, May 7, 1996
Gas tax/ethanol bill DC, May 7, 1996
Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities, May 8, 1996
Semiconductor Trade, May 9, 1996
To public housing conferees on occupancy standards, May 13, 1996
Letter to Banking and Financial Services, May 13, 1996
National Program of Cancer Registries, May 17, 1996
Cancer Registry Fund, May 17, 1996
Repeal of Auto Luxury, May 21, 1996
To Shalala, HCFA reimbursement for x-rays under Medicare, May 22, 1996
NIHNIH 6.5 percent increase, May 22, 1996
El Paso Trade Center, May 22, 1996
To Porter—cancer study at NIH, May 23, 1996
SAIF/BIF, May 24, 1996
Oppose MEWA's, May 29, 1996
HIV/AIDS, May 29, 1996
Mental Health Enhancements, May 22, 1996
To Porter—in support of NIH, May 29, 1996
Father Albano support letter, May 30, 1996
Goose Creek ISD letter, May 31, 1996
CZMA FY 97 letter, June 3, 1996
Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program doc., June 3, 1996
Letter to Sen. Mack—Niana housing standards, June 5, 1996
Biocatalytic Research, June 5, 1996
To Porter—AIDS funding, June 7, 1996
Continental/British Airways, 6/12/96Truck length, June 17, 1996
Bentsen PCB letter, June 20, 1996
Letter to Hatch/Hyde on illegal immigrants, June 24, 1996
Letter to Mexican Embassy, June 26, 1996
Air access to Japan, June 28, 1996
Lung volume reduction surgery, July 5, 1996
Letter to Lott on Lunchbox Bill, July 10, 1996
United Services Planning Association and Independent Research Agency Military Bank Amendment, July 11, 1996
HR 1975 Fed. Oil and Gas Simplification, July 15, 1996
PCB EPA letter, July 19, 1996
To Spence on HIV servicemen, July 19, 1996
Right to Know/Safe Drinking Water act letter, July 23, 1996
To support the Consolidated Application Continuum of Care, July 23, 1996
Homemaker IRA, July 25, 1996
Conferees—Homeland IRA's, July 30, 1996
To FTC—Investigate Joe Camel, July 30, 1996
Support Export-Import Bank (Algeria), July 30, 1996
State Sponsored Tuition, July 30, 1996
To Clinton—invite to State Fair, August 2, 1996
To Undersecretary Long-Thompson—Consortium, August 6, 1996
Clinton invite to Texas State Fair, August 9, 1996
To Leach—mortgage brokers letter, August 23, 1996
Letter to Leach on Pulte S&L, August 9, 1996
Letter to HCFA Lung Volume surgery, September 10, 1996
INS letter, September 10, 1996
Letter to Chairman Young on DOD breast cancer, September 10, 1996
Letter to conferees—maternity stays, September 10, 1996
Letter to Leach—Demo. Response to new draft, September 10, 1996
Letter to FCC Hundt on Library Paks, September 11, 1996
2/94 tours, September 17, 1996
Section 8A to Mayers, September 17, 1996
Letter regarding VA Shared services Center, September 17, 1996
Letter to conferees on NIH, September 19, 1996
Pay VA Shared Service Center, September 26, 1996
Pipeline safety, October 2, 1996
Japan Rice Export, October 2, 1996
Drought Relief, October 8, 1996
Sasser/Title III letter, November 6, 1996
F-16 fighter and UAE, November 21, 1996
Ms. Jean McDonald, November 21, 1996
Wallisvile, December 9, 1996
Sims Bayou, December 19, 1996
105th Congress, 1997-1998
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2002-259/19 [13054476] Assorted correspondence and co-signed letters
105th Congress, 1998
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2002-259/22 [13066158] Assorted correspondence and co-signed letters
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2002-259/23 [13055220] Assorted correspondence and co-signed letters
107th Congress, 2002
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2002-259/40 [13066282] Appropriations: Letter to Obey – TX Chiro College, Fiscal Year 2002
Foreign affairs: Letter to Gephardt – Vietnam human rights
Trade: Letter to President Bush – Section 201 exclusion
Budget files
104th Congress, 1996
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2002-259/5 [13094448] Compilation of laws relating to the Congressional budget process
106th Congress, 2000
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2002-259/57 [13054953] Assorted budget files
104th-106th Congresses, 1996-1999
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2002-259/5 [13094448] Compilation of laws relating to Congressional budget process, 1996
Buying back government bonds, 1998
Budget Resolution FY2000
Budget - Mark Up, HR 853, 1999
Budget surplus, 1999
Clinton budget, analysis of budget proposals, 1998
Budget surplus, Social Security amendments, 1998
Budget Committee retreat – Budget proposals, 1999
Budget outlook – Hearing/Questions, 1999
Budget analyses, FY 2000
Press Information, Budget FY 2000
Concurrent Resolution on the Budget, FY 1999
107th Congress, 2001
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2002-259/61 [13054589] Bush budget debate
Co-sponsored legislation
104th Congress, 1995
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2002-259/53 [13054829] Assorted issues, including education and welfare
104th Congress, 1996
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2002-259/52 [13054818] Assorted issues, including labor and pension issues
105th Congress, 1997-1998
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2002-259/14 [13054421] Assorted issues, including Medicare, appropriations, Holocaust Victims Act, financial reform, medical care, medical insurance, other
105th Congress, 1998
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2002-259/55 [13066260] Immigration, trade, taxes, Social Security and education
106th Congress, 1999
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2002-259/58 [13054975] Education, trade, and immigration / state
106th Congress, 1999-2000
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2002-259/44 [13066238] Assorted legislation
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2002-259/46 [13055275] Assorted legislation
104th-107th Congresses, 1995-2002
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2002-259/73 [13066271] Co-sponsored legislation and amendments: Telecom, health, prescription drugs, Securities and Exchange Commission
105th-107th Congresses, 1998-2002
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2002-259/72 [13066409] Co-sponsored legislation and appropriations: Health, labor, Medicare, telecom
Co-signed letters
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2002-259/18 [13066114] 105th Congress, 1997
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2002-259/47 [13066169] 106th Congress, January – October 1999
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2002-259/48 [13066431] 106th Congress, October 1999 – December 2000
Campaign and events, 1996
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2002-259/37 [13055242] Brent Perry
Photographers
PCB—environmental
Newspapers/survey
Minimum wage
Medicare/Health
Media list—Gore event
25th GOP RDL
Dreams Project press conference
Dolly Madison McKenna on taxes
Delay's release
Election Eve rally
Election day
Daily rewind
Texas GOP press conference
Misspell release
2 daily rewind
GOP ad release
Daily rewind
Fowler visit
Daily rewind
KHOU-TV
Daily rewind
Bentsen Ladies Bush tour
Daily rewind
Medicare event
Texas hospital Association/Texas Medical Association Endorsement release
Bentsen liberal voting record
Texas Hospital Association Endorsement
Early voting advisory
Federal Election Commission report
Breast cancer press
KHOU-TV speech
Divine extremely confused
Rangel press release
Sierra Club endorsement
Social Security
Social security—Inmate issue
Welfare reform
Tanner-Castle Bill
Black and Blue knots press conference—violence against women
Choice/Abortion
Israel, Middle East
Small business—general store
7(a) loan information
SBA regulatory fairness
Small business seminar
Women business issues
Sunbelt health speech
Trio program
Baytown post office
Safe and Drug-free school event release
Freedom to Farm
HR 2685, Medicare/Medicaid
Cosign letter/cosponsored
Press packets, September 1996
McKenna PAC #2 release
Daily rewind
McKenna-stockman release
Daily rewind
VP Gore visit advisory
Gore event
Dolly McKenna mailing release
Daily rewind
Preserve Medicare press conference
Debt limit
Correspondence
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2003-061/1 [13125778] General correspondence, 1994
Incoming personal letters, 1994-1995
Incoming personal letters, no response needed, 1996
General correspondence, A-Z, 1995-1996
Incoming personal letters, no response needed, 1997
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2003-023/28 [13066602] Thank you notes, 1997
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2003-061/1 [13125778] General correspondence, A-Z, 1997
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2003-023/28 [13066602] General correspondence, 1997
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2003-061/1 [13125778] General correspondence, A-Z, 1998
Incoming correspondence, no response, 1998
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2003-061/2 [13094470] Race for the Cure, 1999
Reading file, February 1999
Correspondence, March-December 1999
General correspondence, A-Z, 2000
General correspondence, A-Z, 2001
General correspondence, A-Z, 2002
Press coverage
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2003-023/24 [13066544] Paper clippings in albums, 1995-2002
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2003-023/1 [13066307] Newspaper clippings in albums, 1998-August 2002
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2003-023/25 [13066599] Paper clippings in albums, 1995-2002
Original clippings, 2001-2002
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2003-023/29 [13094357] Paper clippings, 1994-2002
Paper clippings in albums, 2002
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2003-023/28 [13066602] Press conference at Texas Medical Center, November 30, 1999
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2002-259/45 [13066624] Binders of press releases, 1995-2002
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2002-259/50 [13066340] News clippings, 1994-1996
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2002-259/49 [13066362] News clippings, 1996-2000
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2002-259/51 [13054910] Press: Extension of remarks, 1997-2002
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2002-259/56 [13054964] Press: Speeches and op-eds, 1995-2001
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2002-259/62 [13066216] Press: Clips, October 2000 – November 2002
Schedules
Invitations
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2003-023/7 [13054578] November-December 1997
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2003-023/18 [13094404] April-May 1996
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2003-023/5 [13054567] August-November 1996
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2003-023/6 [13054487] January-April 1998
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2003-023/13 [13066555] May-October 1998
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2003-023/14 [13066420] October 1998-April 1999
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2003-023/15 [13066577] September 1995-March 1996
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2003-023/16 [13066497] May-October 1997
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2002-259/15 [13054534] Invitations/meetings, January 1999-December 2000
Scheduling items
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2003-023/2 [13054556] 1996-1998, January 19, 2000
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2003-023/3 [13054432] April-August 1999
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2003-023/4 [13054443] September 1999-December 1999
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2003-023/8 [13054454] September-November 2000
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2003-023/9 [13054590] October 2001-April 2002
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2003-023/10 [13066588] April 2002-November 2002
December 2001
January-March 2002
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2003-023/7 [13054578] Scheduled events, January 1995
Schedule/invitations, February 1995
Schedule/invitations, June 1996
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2002-259/3 [13055366] Invitations/appointments, January-December 1995
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2002-259/4 [13094390] Invitations/appointments, January-December 1996
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2003-023/21 [13066511] Invitations/schedules, March-August 1995
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2003-023/18 [13094404] Scheduled events, May, October-November 1996
Scheduled events, December 1996-April 1997
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2003-023/19 [13094380] Scheduling memos, 1997-1998
Competed mileage, 1997-1999
WP documents, 1995, February 1997-August 1998
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2003-023/18 [13094404] Guest registry, May-November 1995, December 2002
Specific events
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2003-023/28 [13066602] Press conference at Texas Medical Center, November 30, 1999
Appointment 1997, Southwest Houston 2000
Foreign travel to Ireland, 1998
KEB financial workshop, 1997
San Jacinto College commencement speech, May 1998
Y2K, 1998
Town meetings, 1995, 1997
Election transition, 1994-1995
League of United Latin American Citizens, 1998
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1999
Grand Opening, Children's Assessment Center, 1998
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2003-023/23 [13066500] Town meetings, 1999, April 2001
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2003-023/28 [13066602] Scheduling memos, 1999
Guest book, April 1995-November 2002
KEB schedule
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2003-023/12 [13066704] August 1998-January 2000
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2003-023/20 [13066384] January-August 2000
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2003-023/27 [13066566] January-May 2001
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2002-259/79 [13066191] Appointments, 2002
Guest books, 1995-2002
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2003-023/22 [13066533] Intern logs, Spring 1995-Spring 1997
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2003-023/27 [13066566] Telephone casework, 2000
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2003-023/11 [13066522] Miscellaneous files (storage), June-September 2001
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2003-023/17 [13094460] Miscellaneous info/forms, undated
Photographs
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2003-023/24 [13066544] Albums, 1995-1997
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2003-023/25 [13066599] Albums, 1995-2000
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2003-023/1 [13066307] Albums, 2000
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2003-023/26 [13066690] Miscellaneous, undated
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2002-259/65 [13066668] Miscellaneous, 1995-2002
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2008-032/3 [11670129] Albums and scrapbooks
Scrapbook, 1998 Events, large format
Photo album, 1997
Photo album, undated
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2008-032/4 [11670130] Professional color photographs: political events and Congress, undated
Photographs: Campaigns and political events, undated
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2008-032/5 [11670151] Photographs: Campaigns and political events, undated
Publicity photographs
Photographs: Personal
Photo album and letter, Homes for Houston initiative, 1996
Video
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2003-023/23 [13066500] KEB videotape, September 5, 1999
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2003-023/28 [13066602] KEB videotape, Christmas 1999
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2003-023/25 [13066599] KEB videotape, September 7, 2002
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2008-032/1 [11670140] VHS cassettes: Bentsen television coverage, professionally recorded
File tape, May 7 – October 23, 1996
Dolly Madison McKenna ad, Nightline, October 18, 1996
Redistricting, CNN, KNWS, October 23, 1996
Rep. Ad, KPRC, October 30, 1996 / 25th Congressional race, October 29, 1996 / Election ballot, KNWS, October 29, 1996
File tape, Election coverage, November 5 – December 8, 1996
McKenna ad commercial, KHOU, November 26, 1996
File tape, December 8-11, 1996
Local news coverage, Chevron / Kennedy Heights, December 19-20, 1996
President, State of the Union, KHOU, February 5, 1997
File tape, Hillary Clinton speaks at Children's Assessment Center (3), March 16, 1998
John Sanchez ad, KHOU, October 20, 1998
Bentsen/Sanchez commercials, KPRC, October 25, 1998
"Once Upon a Time in Houston", KPRC, January 12, 1999
File tape, May 25, 1999 – September 26, 2000
Re: Commercials for Phil Sudan, KPRC and CNN, January 19-20, 2000
Re: Tom Reiser for Congress, KPRC, February 17, 2000
Re: Phil Sudan Ad, KPRC, March 3, 2000
Re: Phil Sudan Commercial, "Mother", CNN, August 28, 2000
Phil Sudan ad, "Pay raise", September 6, 2000
25th District Congressional race, September 15, 2000 / Voting record, September 18, 2000
Sudan commercial on taxes, KTRK, 2 copies, September 27, 2000
District 25 race, October 4, 2000
Bentsen commercial, Business Roundtable, October 9, 2000
Sudan commercial, KHOU, October 10, 2000
District 25 Congressional race, October 15-17, 2000
Bentsen vs. Sudan, KHOU, October 23, 2000
Commercial, Gore impersonator, CNN, October 26, 2000
District race, October 27-29, 2000
Bentsen vs. Sudan, KHOU, October 31, 2000
Election coverage, KPRC, November 4-8, 2000
Election coverage, KTRK, November 4-8, 2000
Election coverage, KHOU, November 4-8, 2000
File tape, September 4, 2001 – December 3, 2001
File tape, December 17, 2001 – March 10, 2002
File tape, March 10-13, 2002
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2008-032/2 [11670118] VHS cassettes: Bentsen campaign ads / Television spots
"Chronicle", 2 tapes, October 29, 1996
"The Choice", 3 copies, November 26, 1996
"Votes For Us" / "Environment", 2 copies, 1996
"Picture", 2 copies, October 20, 1998
"Holiday 1998", Ken Bentsen, PSA
"Simple", 3 copies, October 3, 2000
"Step", 6 copies, October 20, 2000
"Lock", 3 copies, October 30, 2000
"Fight", 6 copies, February 2002
VHS cassettes: Other Bentsen media coverage, ads, political events
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2008-032/2 [11670118] "The U.S. Congress and You": Representative Ken Bentsen, sponsored by Houston Industries, undated
Ron Kirk, television, undated
News coverage – Sudan, undated
Sudan T.V. #5, Gore Impersonator, undated
"Rep. Bentsen: Fighting for Our Future", The Business Roundtable, undated
Sudan – Taxes, undated
Houston MediaSource, Politics Unplugged, #28, June 29, 2000
Ken Bentsen announcement coverage (Houston), November 26, 2001
Last speech on the floor, from Karen Lopez, undated
The President's Visit to San Jacinto College, September 26, 1997
25th District Race, KTRK, October 31, 1996
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2008-032/3 [11670129] Bentsen "Taxes and You", 1994
News coverage, Bell Elementary, September 9, 1996
Ken Bentsen, "It's Your Time", KHOU, 2 cassettes, October 27, 1996, undated
Bentsen spot, "'94 Choice", 1994
Krueger for Senate, undated
City Council Public Hearing, Dorothy Wilson, August 8, 1996
The Lehrer News Hour, November 4, 1996
Betacam cassette tape
KHOU News, Houston, Bentsen, two dubs, undated
Reel-to-reel tapes, 6.5"
Ken Bentsen, "The Choice", 4 tapes, November 25, 1996
¾" Umatic video cassettes
Ken Bentsen, "The Choice", 2 cassettes, November 25, 1996
Audio cassette tapes
Mayor James Whalen, "Man on the Street", December 4, 1994
Ken Bentsen Run-off Election, Black radio spots 1-9, November 21, 1996
David Jones Show, 97 TALK, September 17, 1998
KPRC/Sanchez on Impeachment, October 12, 1998
Sanchez on Dan Patrick, KPRC, 2 tapes, October 13, 1998
Ken Bentsen, "The Republicans", October 23, 1998
JMS on Dan Patrick, October 27, 1998
Mandate: Campaign Media, undated
Hillary Clinton, "GOTV", Texas Democratic Party, undated
Dan Patrick, undated
Ken Bentsen Election Day, Sound truck tape, 3 tapes, undated
Schedule, Bentsen Women East Texas Tour, February 15-16, 2002
Wooden ink signature stamps, two stamps, undated
CD, Election Night Returns, The State of Texas, September 25, 2000
Assorted political material: laminated card, business card, bumper stickers (Clinton/Gore, Ann Richards), undated
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2008-032/5 [11670151] Congressional election campaign, 1994
Articles (photocopies and clippings)
Advertising
Itineraries
Press releases
Letters received (Political action committee, individuals, House leadership); campaign staff post-election assignments; clippings
Press (clippings, press releases, opposition research)
Senate nomination campaign, 2002
Fundraising reception invitation, December 10, 2001
Report, "Bentsen for Senate: Cross-Tabs from a Survey of 701 Likely Democratic Primary Voters in Texas", January 14-17, 2002
Articles, The Pasadena Citizen, post office renaming ceremony, December 19-20, 2002
Report on COPS Grants to Law Enforcement in the 25th District of Texas, prepared for Representative Ken

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