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Month July 2005

Senate Roll Call Vote #00212

On the Motion: Motion To Waive CBA Re: Conference Report To Accompany H.R.6; A bill to ensure jobs for our future with secure, affordable, and reliable energy.Result: Agreed to (71-29, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00211

On the Conference Report: Conference Report H.R.2985; A bill making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (96-4, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00210

On the Conference Report: Conference Report H.R.2361; A bill making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (99-1, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid, Ensign announce final passage of Interior Appropriations bill

REID, ENSIGN SECURE $8 MILLION FOR NV WATER AND LAND PROJECTS Protect billions of dollars of state’s money and work on wild horse adoption program Washington, D.C – U.S. Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign secured millions of dollars to improve water systems for Nevada communities and protect natural resources in the state. The two…

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Democrats Call on Rumsfeld to Fulfill Iraq Reporting Requirements

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Armed Services Ranking Democrat Carl Levin, Intelligence Vice Chairman John Rockefeller, Foreign Relations Ranking Democrat Joe Biden and Senate Armed Services Committee Member Edward Kennedy today released a letter to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld that calls on the Defense Secretary to…

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Reid Remarks at Democratic Unity Event

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks at a Democratic Unity event with Democrats from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Remarks as prepared: “Yesterday, Senate Republicans gathered to unveil a new slogan and recap the last seven months. Looking back to January, they suggested this has been the…

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Reid Asks for Consent Agreement on TANF

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor: “Four months ago, the Senate Finance Committee reported S. 667, The Personal Responsibility and Individual Development for Everyone Act. “The PRIDE Act would reauthorize the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, which was due for reauthorization in 2002. “It is a bipartisan…

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Reid sending $300 million to Nevada transportation projects

REID SENDING $300 MILLION TO NEVADA TO RELIEVE CONGESTION, IMPROVE AIR QUALITY, CREATE JOBS $50 million for Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Funding in addition to $1.3 billion in National Highway Bill WASHINGTON D.C. – United States Senator Harry Reid is directing federal funding to Nevada to help reduce traffic congestion, increase mass transit like train…

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Reid Statement on Energy Bill

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement: Washington, D.C. – “When the energy bill came to the Senate floor, I had one goal in mind, to enhance our national security by moving America toward energy independence. “In the Senate version of the bill, we made great progress accomplishing that goal by including tax…

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Democratic Senators Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid

WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Senator Ted Kennedy, and Senator Debbie Stabenow joined with 40 members of the Democratic Caucus today to celebrate the 40th anniversaries of Medicare and Medicaid. By proposing two concurrent resolutions, Democratic Senators have asked Congress to further support and strengthen the federal-state partnership that has made these programs…

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