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Day September 27, 2007

Reid: Hate Crimes Bill Honors Fundamental American Commitment To Justice

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today following passage of The Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Enhancement Act, which will strengthen the ability of federal and local law enforcement officials to prosecute hate crimes. “Today the Senate sends a clear message that crimes motivated by hate will not be tolerated in…

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Reid Statement On Enactment Of Bill To Make College More Affordable For Students And Their Families

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today after President Bush signed the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 into law: “As skyrocketing tuition costs shut out more and more students from the promise and opportunity of higher education, I am proud that the Democratic bill to make…

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Improving Health Coverage for Children is America’s Top Health Priority…But Not the President’s

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)[1] has played a crucial role in helping to reduce the rate of uninsured low-income children over the past ten years.  By every measure, CHIP is cost-effective, and has been shown to work well in meeting the basic health care needs of our nation’s children.  The program will expire this…

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Reid: Bipartisan CHIP Bill Is Good For American Kids, Families

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate in favor of the CHIP reauthorization bill: “Just like any job in America, Senators have good days and bad days.  We all know what it’s like to leave work frustrated that we didn’t make the…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, September 27, 2007

H.R.1585, the Department of Defense Authorization bill Motion to Concur in House amendments to H.R.976, the Children’s Health Insurance bill

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