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Day June 20, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, June 20, 2008

H.Con.Res.307, Congressional Papers H.ConRes.335, Use of Capitol Grounds


Reid: President Finally Recognizes Importance Of Giving Veterans The Benefits They Deserve

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks this morning:  “I am encouraged that after months of actively working to defeat the G.I. Bill, President Bush seems to finally have come around to recognizing that we must give today’s troops the educational benefits they deserve.  He…


House-Senate Appointments Named To Commission On Wartime Contracting

Washington, DC–Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have named a co-chair and three additional commissioners to the Commission on Wartime Contracting.  Established as the result of legislation introduced by Senators Jim Webb (D-VA) and Claire McCaskill (D-MO) last spring and signed into law January 28, 2008, the Commission is charged with addressing…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, June 20, 2008

Resume House Message with respect to H.R.3221, Housing. There will be no roll call votes today. Senator Reid filed cloture on the motion to concur with the Dodd-Shelby Substitute amendment. Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm Monday.