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The Inauguration of Barack Obama - No More Tickets Available
(11/14/2008) - WASHINGTON - No more tickets are available from Rep. Spratt's office for the Obama Inaugural, but you don't need a ticket to attend the Swearing-in ceremony and parade. ... >>

President Signs Spratt's Bill to Address Funding Shortfall in Programs at National Advocacy Center in Columbia
(10/16/2008) - WASHINGTON – President Bush on Wednesday signed a bill to address a funding shortfall in training programs at the Ernest F. Hollings National Advocacy Center (NAC) in Columbia.  The bill, H.R. 6083, was introduced by U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC). ... >>

Spratt Pushes Congress to Investigate Textile Imports from China
(10/9/2008) - WASHINGTON – At the urging of U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC), the House Ways and Means Committee today took action to investigate textile and apparel imports from China, which are expected to surge next year when the last remaining quotas expire. ... >>

Spratt Statement on the Bailout Bill
(10/3/2008) - WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement on H.R. 1424 (formerly H.R. 3997), the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. ... >>

Spratt, Coble Urge Bush to Crack Down on Chinese Imports
(9/30/2008) - WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. John Spratt (D-SC) and Howard Coble (R-NC) urged President Bush to crack down on illegal imports from China, which have resulted in the loss of more than a million American jobs.  The co-chairmen of the Congressional Textile Caucus said the action is needed to stem an expected surge in imports after January 1, when remaining quotas on textile and apparel imports from China expire. ... >>