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Month November 2005

Reid, Ensign Call Yucca Radiation Standards “Wholly Inadequate”

Comments Submitted to EPA Today Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign told the Environmental Protection Agency today that the agency’s proposed radiation protection standards for Yucca Mountain are “wholly inadequate” and do not “protect human health and safety.” As part of the process of creating the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear dump…

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Reid: Cheney Misses Chance to Come Clean, Move Forward

Washington, DC – The following are remarks from Democratic Leader Senator Harry Reid on the Vice President’s speech today. “This speech was yet another missed opportunity by the Vice President to come clean with the American people and lay out a strategy for success in Iraq “The Vice President and this Administration have a credibility…

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Reid: We Will Do What It Takes To Rebuild New Orleans

Las Vegas, NV – Today, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on Democrats’ commitment to rebuilding New Orleans: “It has been more than two months since President Bush promised that he would do what it takes to help the citizens of the Gulf Coast rebuild their communities and their lives. Unfortunately, the…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, November 18, 2005

H.R.4133, Flood Insurance Borrowing Authority (with Shelby amendment) H.J.Res.72, Continuing Resolution to December 17, 2005 H.Con.Res.307, Adjournment Resolution Conference Report to Accompany H.R.3058, the Transportation, Treasury, HUD, D.C. Appropriations bill Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2528, the Military Quality/Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill H.Con.Res.208, a concurrent resolution to recognize the 50th anniversary of Rosa Parks refusal to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Motion: Durbin Motion to Instruct Conferees Re: H.R.3010; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (58-36, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Motion: Specter Motion to Instruct Conferees Re: H.R.3010; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (66-28, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00350

On the Motion: Durbin Motion to Instruct Conferees Re: H.R.3010; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (58-36, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00349

On the Motion: Specter Motion to Instruct Conferees Re: H.R.3010; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (66-28, 6 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2672: Harkin S.Amdt.2672; To increase the amount appropriated to carry out under the Community Services Block Grant Act.Result: Rejected (46-50, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00348

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2672: Harkin S.Amdt.2672; To increase the amount appropriated to carry out under the Community Services Block Grant Act.Result: Rejected (46-50, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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