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Day July 12, 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, July 12, 2006

S.Res.507, a resolution designating the week of November 5-11, 2006 as “National Veteran Awareness Week” S.Res.508, a resolution to designate October 20, 2006 as “National Mammography Day” S.Res.527, a resolution relating to the July 11, 2006 terrorist attacks in India S.Res.499, a resolution to designate September 9, 2006 as “National Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00196

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4587: Motion to Waive the Emergency Designation Re: Schumer S.Amdt.4587; To increase the amount appropriated for transit security by $300,000,000.Result: Rejected (50-50, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4576: Motion to Waive the Emergency Designation Re: Clinton S.Amdt.4576; To restore funding to States and local governments for terrorism prevention activities in the Homeland Security Grant Program to fiscal year 2005 levels.Result: Rejected (47-53, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00196

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4587: Motion to Waive the Emergency Designation Re: Schumer S.Amdt.4587; To increase the amount appropriated for transit security by $300,000,000.Result: Rejected (50-50, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00195

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4576: Motion to Waive the Emergency Designation Re: Clinton S.Amdt.4576; To restore funding to States and local governments for terrorism prevention activities in the Homeland Security Grant Program to fiscal year 2005 levels.Result: Rejected (47-53, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4553: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Biden S.Amdt.4553; To increase amounts for the rail and transit security programs, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (50-50, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00194

On the Motion S.Amdt. 4553: Motion to Waive CBA Re: Biden S.Amdt.4553; To increase amounts for the rail and transit security programs, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (50-50, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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DEMOCRATS WIN SWIFT ACTION ON STEM CELL LEGISLATION

Washington, DC — A day after the Senate Democrat Leadership called on him to make House passed stem cell legislation (HR 810) the next bill debated in the U.S. Senate, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist today agreed and announced the legislation will be considered by the Senate on July 17th and 18th. With today’s progress…

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REID: HEZBOLLAH MUST BE CONDEMNED

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today released the following statement condemning Hezbollah’s attacks inside Israel. “Today’s attacks by Hezbollah in Israeli territory were disgraceful and unwarranted acts of violence by a terrorist organization. Hezbollah must release the captured Israeli soldiers immediately. Hezbollah must be dismantled, and all nations have an obligation to…

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DEMOCRATS FIGHT TO RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE

Washington, DC — With Washington Republicans praising record budget deficits as a sign of economic success, Senate Democrats today joined to call on them to take real action to offer economic support to hard-working Americans by raising the minimum wage. Senators Ted Kennedy, Charles Schumer, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Bob Menendez called on Senate Republicans…

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