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Day June 10, 2008

Democratic Senators, Advocacy Groups Hold Press Conference To Discuss Energy Crisis

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Richard Durbin, Patty Murray and Byron Dorgan held a press conference today with a broad coalition of labor, environmental and citizens’ advocacy groups to discuss the Consumer First Energy Act of 2008.  As gas prices continue to break record highs, Democrats are working to reverse seven years of the Bush Administration’s oil-friendly…


Reid: Bush-McCain Republicans Say No To Strengthening Economy, Yes To Ignoring Energy Crisis

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after Senate Republicans blocked the Consumer-First Energy Act and the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act of 2008: “Bush-McCain Republicans have spent the last two weeks feigning interest in addressing the rising the costs of energy.  This morning, we gave them two more opportunites to actually address it, and…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3044, the Consumer First Energy Act, with the time equally divided and controlled, with the final 20 minuted controlled between the two leaders or their designees, with the Majority Leader controlling the final 10 minutes. There will be up to 5 Roll Call Votes beginning at approximately…