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Day November 14, 2008

Reid And Pelosi Announce Members Of Congressional Oversight Panel

Washington, D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced today the appointment of members to the Congressional Oversight Panel, which will review and report to Congress on the current state of the financial markets and the regulatory system.  The panel is required to submit monthly reports to Congress on the use of the…

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Reid y Pelosi Anuncian Miembros del Panel que Supervisará el Paquete de Rescate Económico

CONTACTO: José Dante Parra, Reid, (202) 224-0508 Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y la Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes Nancy Pelosi hoy anunciaron el nombramiento de los miembros del panel que supervisará la implementación del paquete de rescate económico aprobado en septiembre.  El nombramiento cumple con un requisito que exige…

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Reid Statement On AIG Plan To Reward Failed Executives With $500 Million In Taxpayer Money

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to reports today that executives at American International Group will receive more than a half billion dollars under a new employee-retention plan.  These reports follow the Treasury Department’s announcement Monday that even more taxpayer dollars will be needed to keep the company…

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Reid: Petición de Bush Sobre el Uso de Fondos para la Industria Automotriz es Inaceptable

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid respondió hoy a la propuesta de la Casa Blanca que busca gastar dinero destinado para desarrollar vehículos eficientes en combustible para rescatar al la industria automotriz, en vez de utilizar fondos del Acta de Estabilización Económica del 2008 (EESA, por sus siglas en ingles) que…

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In Letter, Reid Urges McConnell To Support Legislation To Aid Struggling Economy

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent the following letter today to Republican Senator Mitch McConnell calling on him to work on a bipartisan basis to address the urgent problems facing the nation’s economy. In the letter, Reid notes that should Republicans choose to block comprehensive legislation to help reinvigorate the economy, he will press…

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En una Carta, Reid Exhorta a McConnell que Apoye la Economía

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid le envió la siguiente carta al Líder de la Minoría Republicana Mitch McConnell exhortándolo a trabajar de manera bipartidista en torno a los serios problemas afectando la economía del país. En la carta, Reid señaló que si los republicanos deciden bloquear legislación integral para revitalizar…

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Reid: Bush Request For New Auto Industry Fund Is Unacceptable

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today in response to the White House’s proposal to use money allotted for building fuel-efficient vehicles to save the struggling auto industry, rather than do so through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act passed in September: “The Bush Administration’s proposal is unacceptable.  The Secretary of the…

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