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Day September 25, 2008

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, September 25, 2008

H.R.5057, Debbie Smith DNA backlog with amendment; H.R.2851, Michelle’s Law; S.1276, Meth Production; S.3296, Supreme Court with Kyl amendment; S.3560, QI Program Supplemental Funding Act; H.R.6063, NASA Rauthorization, with Nelson (FL)-Vitter amendment; Discharge Commerce / pass H.R.6063, NASA Reauthorization, with Nelson (FL)-Vitter amendment; H.R.6460, Great Lakes w/ Levin amendment; Discharge Indian Affairs / Pass H.R.2786,…


Reid And Byrd Unveil Economic Recovery Package

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Robert C. Byrd today unveiled a $56.2 billion economic recovery package that will help middle-class families struggling in the weakening Bush-McCain economy.  “We must not forget Main Street as we work to address the crisis on Wall Street.  Democrats believe that we must urgently…


Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009

Summary and Background On September 25, 2008, the Senate is expected to begin consideration of the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 (2009 Continuing Resolution).Using the Senate amendment to H.R.2638, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008 as a vehicle,the House of Representatives passed the 2009 Continuing Resolution on September 24.…


Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, September 25, 2008

Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. It is the Majority Leader’s intention to turn to the consideration of the Consolidated Appropriations bill when it is received from the House of Representatives. The Senate stands in recess until 9:30am Friday, September 26.