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Day September 8, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, September 08, 2005

S.1634, Court jurisdiction outside Katrina-affected areas H.R.3650, Court jurisdiction outside Katrina-affected areas H.R.804, Flood Insurance Program

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00223

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3673; A bill making further emergency supplemental appropriations to meet immediate needs arising from the consequences of Hurricane Katrina, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00223

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3673; A bill making further emergency supplemental appropriations to meet immediate needs arising from the consequences of Hurricane Katrina, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2005, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (97-0, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Democratic Leaders Introduce Katrina Emergency Relief Act

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid was joined by Senator Mary Landrieu, the Democratic Leadership and Ranking Members to unveil the Katrina Emergency Relief Plan to provide immediate aid and assistance to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. This legislative package offers emergency aid to allow the victims of Hurricane Katrina to obtain the…

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Reid Floor Statement on Katrina Emergency Supplemental

Prepared Remarks of Democratic Leader Harry Reid: Mr. President, I thank President Bush for making this request. It contains important money for the victims of Katrina, and I will support it. However, before we vote, my colleagues should know that this bill is seriously flawed in two ways. First, all the money for the relief…

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Democratic Leaders Call for Consultation and Consensus on the O’Connor Vacancy

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leadership sent a letter to President Bush today urging consultation and consensus in selecting a nominee for the O’Connor vacancy. Full text of letter below: September 8, 2005 The Honorable George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: As leaders of the…

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Reid Supports Independent Commission

An independent investigation is the only way to ensure that the American people get the answers they deserve. Washington, DC – Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today: “We all believe our top priority must be to ensure that federal government never responds as poorly to a national emergency as it did with…

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Reid Floor Statement on Katrina Commission

Remarks as prepared: Mr. President, there are many things we don’t yet know about the government’s response to Katrina, but two things are clear to us all: the federal government’s response was unacceptable and the victims and all Americans deserve to know why. Following 9/11, preparedness for national emergencies was supposed to be a priority…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, September 08, 2005

H.R.2862, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill H.R.3673, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill

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