Senate Democrats

February 2007
S M T W T F S
« Jan   Mar »
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728  

Month February 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, February 28, 2007

S.Res.86, a resolution to designate March 1, 2007 as Siblings Connection Day S.Res.90, a resolution commending students who participate in the U.S. Senate Youth Program S.Res.91, a resolution designating March 2, 2007 as “Read Across America Day”

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00055

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 279: DeMint S.Amdt.279 As Modified; To specify the criminal offenses that disqualify an applicant from the receipt of a transportation security card.Result: Agreed to (94-2, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00054

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 285: Inouye S.Amdt.285; To specify the criminal offenses that disqualify an applicant from the receipt of a transportation security card.Result: Agreed to (58-37, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00055

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 279: DeMint S.Amdt.279 As Modified; To specify the criminal offenses that disqualify an applicant from the receipt of a transportation security card.Result: Agreed to (94-2, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00054

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 285: Inouye S.Amdt.285; To specify the criminal offenses that disqualify an applicant from the receipt of a transportation security card.Result: Agreed to (58-37, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

More

Reid Closes Black History Month With A Commitment To The Future

Washington, DC — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada today released the following statement to mark the conclusion of Black History Month. "Today, America closes the celebration of another Black History Month. Once again, it has served as an important opportunity to look back at the many contributions African Americans have made to this…

More

Democrats Fight For Implementation Of The 9/11 Recommendations

Washington, DC — With America still less safe than it should be five years after 9/11, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, Senator Debbie Stabenow, former 9/11 Commissioner Richard Ben-Veniste, Wayne County Sheriff Warren Evans, International Association of Firefighters President Harold Schaitberger, and American Federation of Government Employees President John Gage…

More

S. 4, The Improving America’s Security Act of 2007

 Summary and Background Yesterday afternoon, the Senate voted to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to    S.4, Improving America’s Security Act of 2007.  This morning Senator Reid submitted an amendment in the form of a substitute, which includes S.4, as well as titles based on legislation from the Commerce Committee (S.184, the Surface Transportation…

More

Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, February 28, 2007

S.4, 9/11 Commission Recommendations bill

More

Senate Roll Call Vote #00053

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S.4; A bill to make the United States more secure by implementing unfinished recommendations of the 9/11 Commission to fight the war on terror more effectively, to improve homeland security, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (97-0, 3 members not voting,…

More