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Day April 30, 2007

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, April 30, 2007

S.1082, the FDA Reauthorization bill


The Iraq Accountability Project: This Week’s Senate Oversight on Iraq

The American people demanded a change of course in Iraq, and the 110th Congress intends to press President Bush to provide it. As the President threatens to veto a bill that will fully fund the troops and transition the mission, Senate committees continue to hold oversight hearings on the administration’s policies in Iraq. This Week…


Reid: President Should Listen to Will of People, Sign Bill to Change Course in Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry of Nevada Reid made the following statement on the floor today. Mr. President, last Thursday a bipartisan majority of the Senate passed H.R. 1591, the Fiscal Year 2007 Emergency Supplemental Funding conference report. This bill will be sent to the President’s desk tomorrow. I strongly encourage him to set aside…


S. 1082, the Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act

Background and Summary On April 24, 2007, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP Committee) approved S.1082, the Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act.  As reported by the HELP Committee, S.1082 reauthorizes the Food and Drug Administration’s prescription drug and medical device user fee programs, and also includes provisions to improve drug safety,…


Reid: Increase In Terrorist Attacks Underscores Administration’s Failed Policy In Iraq

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to the State Department’s annual global terrorism survey: “The State Department’s annual terrorism report is yet another reminder that the Bush Administration has failed to make America more secure.  The data paints a troubling picture, with terrorist attacks up sharply over the…