Tuesday, June 8, 1999

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  • War and Peace Report–NATO Intensifies Air Campaign

    Foreign ministers from the G-Eight nations have agreed on a peacekeeping force for Kosovo. The action, at a foreign ministers meeting, followed instructions to the Russian delegation, which resisted NATO’s role as part of the settlement of the 10-week conflict in the province.

  • Senator Paul Wellstone Speaks On the Juvenile Justice Bill and On Mental Health

    As Congress re-convenes this week, we are going to take a look at two issues that will be discussed by the legislature in the coming weeks: mental health and juvenile justice.

  • Henry Hyde’s Moral Agenda

    House Republican leaders are considering legislation that would restrict youth access to video games, movies and other entertainment containing violent and sexually explicit material. The proposal would also require record companies to put copies of song lyrics in stores.

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    Could Puerto Rico become America’s Greece? That’s a question many are asking as the island faces a devastating financial crisis and a rapidly crumbling healthcare system. Puerto Rico owes $72 billion in debt. $355 million in debt payments are due December 1, but it increasingly looks like the U.S. territory may default on at least some of the debt. Congress has so far failed to act on an Obama administration proposal that includes extending bankruptcy protection to Puerto Rico and allocating more equitable Medicaid and Medicare...


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