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Day June 14, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, June 14, 2006

S.Res.491, a resolution relating to the accomplishments of Ignacy Jan Paderewski S.Res.512, a resolution to celebrate the 231st Anniversary of the Army

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4242: McCain S.Amdt.4242; To require regular budgeting for ongoing military operations.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00170

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 4242: McCain S.Amdt.4242; To require regular budgeting for ongoing military operations.Result: Agreed to (98-0, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00169

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4230: Motion to Table Dorgan S.Amdt.4230; To improve Federal contracting and procurement by eliminating fraud and abuse and improving competition in contracting and procurement and by enhancing administration of Federal contracting personnel.Result: Agreed to (55-43, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00169

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 4230: Motion to Table Dorgan S.Amdt.4230; To improve Federal contracting and procurement by eliminating fraud and abuse and improving competition in contracting and procurement and by enhancing administration of Federal contracting personnel.Result: Agreed to (55-43, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE NEW INITIATIVES TO PROTECT VETERANS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION

Akaka bill wouldestablish federal penalties for mishandling personal information in federal databases Washington, DC–The recent revelations of incompetence in the Bush Administration’s handling of Americans’ personal information–most glaringly demonstrated at the Department of Veterans Affairs–highlight the need for new safeguards to protect the American people. Democrats have answered that need, and today Senators Daniel Akaka,…

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REID: CONTRACTING REFORM SHOULD BE A PRIORITY FOR THE SENATE

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement after Bush Republicans in the Senate successfully blocked Democratic efforts to reform government contracting. “On a day the Senate is set to pass $95 billion to fund wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, it should be a priority for this Congress to ensure…

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DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE NEW INITIATIVES TO PROTECT VETERANS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION

Akaka bill wouldestablish federal penalties for mishandling personal information in federal databases Washington, DC–The recent revelations of incompetence in the Bush Administration’s handling of Americans’ personal information–most glaringly demonstrated at the Department of Veterans Affairs–highlight the need for new safeguards to protect the American people. Democrats have answered that need, and today Senators Daniel Akaka,…

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DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE NEW INITIATIVES TO PROTECT VETERANS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION

Akaka bill wouldestablish federal penalties for mishandling personal information in federal databases Washington, DC–The recent revelations of incompetence in the Bush Administration’s handling of Americans’ personal information–most glaringly demonstrated at the Department of Veterans Affairs–highlight the need for new safeguards to protect the American people. Democrats have answered that need, and today Senators Daniel Akaka,…

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REID STATEMENT ON THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following statement on the Floor of the U.S. Senate on the Conference Report on the Supplemental Appropriations Bill. The legislation offers much-needed funding troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, for victims of Katrina, and for preparations for the Bird Flu. Unfortunately, Republicans have also stripped away much-needed…

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