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Day February 8, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, February 08, 2006

S.Con.Res.80, a concurrent resolution relating to S.1932, the Budget Reconciliation Act S.Res.370, a resolution relating to the death of the 16 coal miners killed in various disasters in West Virginia

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Asbestos Reform White Paper Senate Budget Committee Democratic Staff February 2006

Executive Summary This White Paper analyzes the financial risks of S. 852, the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act. Specifically, it assesses the likelihood that the federal trust fund established by S. 852 will become insolvent and what that failure could mean for taxpayers. There are a number of relevant factors for policymakers to consider…

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Asbestos Reform White Paper Senate Budget Committee Democratic Staff February 2006

Executive Summary This White Paper analyzes the financial risks of S. 852, the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act. Specifically, it assesses the likelihood that the federal trust fund established by S. 852 will become insolvent and what that failure could mean for taxpayers. There are a number of relevant factors for policymakers to consider…

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Asbestos Reform White Paper Senate Budget Committee Democratic Staff February 2006

Executive Summary This White Paper analyzes the financial risks of S. 852, the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act. Specifically, it assesses the likelihood that the federal trust fund established by S. 852 will become insolvent and what that failure could mean for taxpayers. There are a number of relevant factors for policymakers to consider…

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REID: BUSH SIGNS BUDGET THAT HURTS WORKING AMERICANS

Washington, DC – Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid released the following statement on the president’s signing of the erroneously named Deficit Reduction Act. Attached is a fact sheet released today by the Senate Democratic Policy Committee on President Bush’s special interest laden FY2007 budget: “President Bush may want to call the bill he signed today…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, February 08, 2006

S.852, the Asbestos bill

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