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Day September 9, 2005

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, September 09, 2005

S.1250, Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Act S.1339, Junior Duck Stamp Reauthorization Act S.1340, Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act S.1415, Captive Wildlife Safety Technical Amendment Act


Democratic Leaders Call Congressional Oversight a First Step

Americans Deserve an Independent Commission and Independent Answers WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi urged their colleagues to support an independent commission to investigate the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina. The leaders wrote that while Congress has a Constitutional role in providing oversight to the executive…


Democratic Leaders Call for Director Brown to be Fired

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Democratic Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin, Senator Debbie Stabenow and Senator Chuck Schumer called on President Bush to immediately remove Michael Brown as the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The Senators wrote that bringing Brown back to Washington to oversee more disasters is the wrong decision…


Reid statement on approval of UT nuclear waste facility

REID STATEMENT ON NRC LICENSING UTAH NUCLEAR WASTE STORAGE SITE WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today: “Transporting high-level radioactive waste to Utah is as dangerous as it would be transporting it to Nevada. Thousands of tons of deadly nuclear material will pass homes, schools, businesses and churches in communities…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 09, 2005

H.R.2862, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill