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Day October 22, 2007

Senate Roll Call Vote #00382

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3347: Menendez S.Amdt.3347 as Modified; To provide funding for the activities under the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2005.Result: Agreed to (88-3, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00381

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3369: Motion to Table Allard S.Amdt.3369; To reduce the total amount appropriated to any program that is rated ineffective by the Office of Management and Budget through the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART).Result: Agreed to (68-21, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00382

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3347: Menendez S.Amdt.3347 as Modified; To provide funding for the activities under the Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2005.Result: Agreed to (88-3, 9 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00381

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 3369: Motion to Table Allard S.Amdt.3369; To reduce the total amount appropriated to any program that is rated ineffective by the Office of Management and Budget through the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART).Result: Agreed to (68-21, 11 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, October 22, 2007

H.R.3043, the Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations bill

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Reid: President’s New Iraq Funding Request Again Demonstrates His Priorities Are Not Those Of The American People

Reid also reiterates importance of improving flawed temporary surveillance law the President signed in August Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “Today the President is asking Congress for more than $40 billion in additional funds…

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More of President Bush’s Misplaced Priorities

Today, President Bush asked Congress for an additional $46 billion for Iraq, Afghanistan and other national security programs, bringing his supplemental spending request to $196 billion for fiscal year 2008. But his request comes on the heels of his veto of a bipartisan compromise children’s health care bill, perfectly illustrating the President’s misplaced priorities; opposing…

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Having Vetoed CHIP, President Sets His Sights on Vetoing Medical Research

Coming on the heals of his veto of the bi-partisan Children’s Health Insurance measure, President Bush has now set his sights on vetoing funding for the nation’s medical research institutions. Last week, the President issued a veto threat to the measure which provides funds for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.…

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Reid, Harkin Discuss Labor-HHS Bill That Will Make Critical Investments In America’s Priorities

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee, held a press conference today to discuss Democrats’ bill to fund the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.  The legislation will protect seniors, strengthen our education system, improve workers’ safety,…

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Reid: Nueva solicitud de fondos para Irak del Presidente demuestra nuevamente que sus prioridades no son las del pueblo estadounidense

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el pleno del Senado de los EE.UU.  Adjunto sus declaraciones, según preparadas:   “Hoy el Presidente le está pidiendo al Congreso más de $40 mil millones en fondos adicionales para la guerra en Irak y para Afganistán.  Esto llevaría…

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