Frist says will bring up asbestos bill by April


WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Senate Republican Leader Bill Frist said on Friday that good progress had been made on a bill to reform the asbestos litigation system, and he planned to bring the legislation to the Senate floor by the end of March or the first week of April. "I will begin floor action on an asbestos bill either the last week of March or the first week of April," Frist told the Senate. "I've made this a personal priority, in that the U.S. Senate must resolve this issue," ...

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