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Month July 2006

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, July 26, 2006

H.R.5865, Temporary Assistance for citizens returned from foreign countries (with Grassley-Baucus substitute amendment) H.J.Res.86, Burma Sanctions Extension S.3549, CFIUS (with Shelby amendment) Conference Report to accompany S.250, Perkins Vocational Education Improvement S.3741, Assistance for Evacuees from Lebanon

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00217

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3711; A bill to enhance the energy independence and security of the United States by providing for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (86-12, 2 members not voting,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00217

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.3711; A bill to enhance the energy independence and security of the United States by providing for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (86-12, 2 members not voting,…

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REID SECURES COMPENSATION FOR NEVADA TEST SITE WORKERS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Harry Reid’s efforts on behalf of workers at the Nevada Test Site paid off today.  Hundreds of workers who were exposed to cancer-causing levels of radiation and placed in harm’s way by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors, subcontractors, and vendors will now receive much-needed compensation.  These workers…

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AS MALIKI VISITS CONGRESS, DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL ON NEGROPONTE TO UPDATE IRAQ INTELLIGENCE ESTIMATE TO INCLUDE CIVIL WAR

Civil war, security, and economic factors demand reassessment – last NIE was done in 2004 Washington, DC–Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Senators Kennedy, Biden, Rockefeller, Levin, and Reed today sent a letter to the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, requesting that the intelligence community prepare an updated National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iraq.…

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REID, ENSIGN PRESS FOR RELEASE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT ON YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Analysis of Nuclear Fuel Management and Disposal Act Consequences Overdue WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a joint letter sent Wednesday, U.S. Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign of Nevada strongly urged the Council on Environmental Quality to release the long-overdue and legally mandated environmental impact analysis of the Nuclear Fuel Management and Disposal Act, the proposal…

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DEMOCRATS DEMAND ACTION TO EASE MIDDLE-CLASS SQUEEZE

Washington, DC — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid and Senator Charles Schumer today called for a real change in Congress, from Republican policies that put special interests before working families to leadership that serves all Americans. As the middle class have struggled, the Congress has done little to help and Democrats believe it is time…

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REID: THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR REAL ENERGY REFORM

Washington, DC — With Congress beginning the consideration of S.3711, the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act, Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid today delivered the following remarks on the floor of the United States Senate. Though the bill is a positive step forward for those concerned with the restoration of Gulf Coast wetlands, it is…

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CITANDO INFORME DE GAO, DEMÓCRATAS DENUNCIAN NEGLIGENCIA DE LA ADMINISTRACIÓN DE BUSH A ESTUDIANTES DE INGLÉS

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Motion to Proceed to S.3711, the Gulf of Mexico Energy bill

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