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Month January 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 31, 2007

S.Res.61, a resolution designating January 2007 as “National Mentoring Month” S.Res.62, a resolution recognizing the goals of Catholic schools week and honoring the valuable contributions of Catholic schools in the United States

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00039

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.2, As Amended; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.Result: Agreed to (88-8, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Motion S.Amdt. 115: Motion to Waive C.B.A. Re: Kyl S.Amdt.115; To extend through December 31, 2008, the depreciation treatment of leasehold, restaurant, and retail space improvements.Result: Rejected (46-50, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00039

On the Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.2, As Amended; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for an increase in the Federal minimum wage.Result: Agreed to (88-8, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00038

On the Motion S.Amdt. 115: Motion to Waive C.B.A. Re: Kyl S.Amdt.115; To extend through December 31, 2008, the depreciation treatment of leasehold, restaurant, and retail space improvements.Result: Rejected (46-50, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00037

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 209: Motion to Table Kyl S.Amdt.209; To extend through December 31, 2012, the increased expensing for small businesses.Result: Agreed to (49-48, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00037

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 209: Motion to Table Kyl S.Amdt.209; To extend through December 31, 2012, the increased expensing for small businesses.Result: Agreed to (49-48, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Salazar, Menéndez Nombrados Nuevos Co-Presidentes Del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas de los Demócratas Del Senado

Washington, DC – Hoy, el Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid (D-NV) y la Senadora Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Presidenta del Comité de Coordinación Interna y Acercamiento al Público de los Demócratas del Senado, anunciaron que los Senadores Ken Salazar (D-CO) y Roberto Menéndez (D-NJ) serán los nuevos co-presidentes del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas…

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Salazar, Menéndez, Named New Co-Chairs Of Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force

Washington, D.C. – Today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee announced that Senators Ken Salazar (D-CO), and Robert Menéndez (D-NJ) will be the new co-chairs of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force (HTF). The HTF has been key in continuing to…

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Reid Fights For Disabled Veterans

Washington, DC — Working to give America’s disabled veterans the full benefits they deserve, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid today introduced The Retired Pay Restoration Act of 2007, important legislation to allow veterans eligible for both disability compensation and retirement pay to collect both at the same time—also known as “concurrent receipt.” This issue has…

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