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Day May 10, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, May 10, 2006

S.Res.472, a resolution to commend and acknowledge the dedication and sacrifice made by the men and women who have lost their lives while serving as law enforcement officers S.Res.473, a resolution designating May 14, 2006 as “National Police Survivors Day” H.Con.Res.335, a concurrent resolution to honor and praise the NAACP on the occasion of its…

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REID: SEMANA DE SALUD DE REPUBLICANOS DEL SENADO ES UN FIASCO PARA LAS FAMILIAS LATINAS

Washington, D.C.- El Líder Demócrata en el Senado Harry Reid describió hoy la Semana de la Salud, de los republicanos del Senado, como un fiasco para las familias latinas. Los senadores republicanos presentaron 3 propuestas de salud, pero lejos de mejorar nuestro sistema de salud, estas propuestas perjudicarían a las familias trabajadoras. El tema de…

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HUNDREDS CALL FOR EXTENSION TO MEDICARE DRUG DEADLINE

Washington, DC — House and Senate Democrats today joined with hundreds of seniors from around the country to call on President Bush and Congressional Republicans to extend the enrollment deadline for the Medicare prescription drug plan. The Bush Administration’s botched implementation of the plan, itself a special interest giveaway to drug companies and HMOs, has…

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DEMOCRATS FIGHT REPUBLICAN THREAT TO CONTRACEPTION ACCESS, ABORTION REDUCTION EFFORTS

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton today spoke out against Republican efforts to jeopardize access to affordable and effective prescription contraception for millions of women, criticizing the Bush/Enzi bill currently under debate in the U.S. Senate for slashing away state health care guarantees. The United States has the…

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REID: NEW TAX BILL UNFAIR TO NEVADANS

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Harry Reid said today that the Bush Administration’s new tax plan would unfairly burden Nevadans by taking away a deduction for state sales tax. “No one should have to pay more in federal taxes because their state chooses to raise revenue through sales tax instead of income tax,” said Reid.…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, May 10, 2006

S.1955, the Small Business Health Plans bill

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