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Day May 2, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, May 02, 2008

Pass H.R.5919, Technical Corrections to Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act; Adopted S.Res.549, National Childhood Stroke Awareness Day


Reid: Cuarto mes consecutivo de aumento en desempleo subraya necesidad urgente de fortalecer la economía

  Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid respondió hoy a un Informe del Departamento del Trabajo indicando que los empleadores de los EE.UU. eliminaron 20,000 trabajos en abril – el cuarto mes consecutivo de pérdidas de empleos para los trabajadores y los negocios estadounidenses.  Reid reaccionó al informe diciendo que cuatro…


Reid: Republicans Refuse To Work Toward Making Air Travel Safer, More Efficient

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding Republican obstruction of the FAA Modernization Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “On occasion, the United States Senate must turn to legislation that we know will cause controversy.  Abortion.  Social security.  The war…


Reid: Fourth Straight Month Of Job Loss Underscores The Urgent Need To Strengthen The Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to a Department of Labor report that U.S. employers cut 20,000 jobs in April – the fourth month in a row of job losses for American workers and businesses: “With the President and Bush Republicans offering the same failed economic strategy that…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, May 02, 2008

There will be a period of Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Senator Reid files cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.2284, Flood Insurance. That cloture vote will not occur prior to the 2:30pm Tuesday cloture vote. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am Tuesday.