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Day September 24, 2007

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, September 24, 2007

S.Res.328, a resolution condemning the assassination of Antoine Ghanem, a member of the Parliament of Lebanon S.Res.329, a resolution congratulating Southern Illinois University – Edwardville, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00347

On the Conference Report: H.R.1495 Conference Report; A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (81-12, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00347

On the Conference Report: H.R.1495 Conference Report; A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (81-12, 7 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details:…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, September 24, 2007

Conference Report to Accompany H.R.1495, the Water Resources Development Act H.R.1585, the Department of Defense Authorization

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Senate Urges President Not to Veto Bi-Partisan Children’s Health Care Measure

Last week, members agreed to a bi-partisan, bi-cameral deal that reauthorizes the very popular Children’s Health Insurance Program. The compromise would provide health insurance to more than 10 million children. Unfortunately, the President has vowed to veto the measure, placing the health care of these children at risk. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said: “This…

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Reid: President Must Work With Democrats To Invest In America’s Priorities

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following President Bush’s remarks this morning: “After running up $3 trillion in new debt – including more than half a trillion dollars for his flawed Iraq policy – it is astounding that the President is once again lecturing Congress about fiscal responsibility and fiscal…

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Reid Statement On Passage Of WRDA

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2007: “Democrats are continuing to work to strengthen our environment and economy, and protect our natural resources.  The Water Resources Development Act provides authority for essential new navigation projects, programs to combat flood and…

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Senate Democrats Deliver on Promise to Improve America’s Water Infrastructure and Environment

On September 24, 2007, the Senate passed the conference report to H.R.1495, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), by an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 81 to 12.  The House and Senate passage of the conference report ends seven years of Congressional deadlock about how to best invest in environmental restoration and storm protection along the…

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