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Day May 15, 2008

Senate Roll Call Vote #00131

On the Motion: Gregg Motion to Instruct Conferees (Tax Increase) re: S.Con.Res.70; An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013.Result: Rejected (44-51, 5 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00130

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2419; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (81-15, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00129

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Rule XLIV, 8(a) re: H.R.2419 Conference Report; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (62-34, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00128

On the Motion: Motion to Waive S.Con.Res.21, 110th Congress, sect. 203 re: Conference Report to accompany H.R.2419; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (74-21, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00130

On the Conference Report: Conference Report to Accompany H.R.2419; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (81-15, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00129

On the Motion: Motion to Waive Rule XLIV, 8(a) re: H.R.2419 Conference Report; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (62-34, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00128

On the Motion: Motion to Waive S.Con.Res.21, 110th Congress, sect. 203 re: Conference Report to accompany H.R.2419; A bill to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (74-21, 5 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Veto-Proof Passage Of Farm Bill Will Help Americans Struggling With Rising Food Costs

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the Farm Bill, joining the House in securing a veto-proof margin: “Rapidly rising food prices are one of the many casualties of the Bush economy, and the U.S. Senate will soon send the President a strong bill to…

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Reid Spokesman Statement On Republicans’ Refusal To Negotiate On First Responders’ Bill

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, Spokesman forSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid, released the following statement today after Republicans threatened to vote against cloture vote on a bill to help firefighters, police officers and other first responders: “Senator Reid remains committed, despite Republican opposition, to give all public-safety officers the basic collective bargaining rights they deserve.  Senator Reid also remains committed…

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Reid: Aprobación de un proyecto de ley agrícola a prueba de veto ayudará a los estadounidenses impactados por los altos costos de alimentos

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy luego de que el Senado de los EE.UU. aprobara el proyecto de ley agrícola en un voto abarcador, uniéndose a la Cámara de Representantes al asegurar un margen a prueba de veto:   “Los costos de los alimentos, que están…

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