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Day January 27, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, January 27, 2009

S.Res.22, Catholic Schools S.Res.23, Andrew Wyeth

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00017

On the Nomination: Confirmation Daniel K. Tarullo, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve SystemResult: Confirmed (96-1, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00016

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 43: Motion to Table Demint S.Amdt.43; To require States to impose cost-sharing for any individual enrolled in a State child health plan whose income exceeds 200 percent of the poverty line.Result: Agreed to (60-37, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00017

On the Nomination: Confirmation Daniel K. Tarullo, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve SystemResult: Confirmed (96-1, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00016

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 43: Motion to Table Demint S.Amdt.43; To require States to impose cost-sharing for any individual enrolled in a State child health plan whose income exceeds 200 percent of the poverty line.Result: Agreed to (60-37, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Mitos y Verdades sobre la Reautorización de CHIP(Programa de Seguro Médico para Niños)

Washington, DC— Esta semana el Senado está debatiendo un proyecto de ley para proporcionar cobertura médica a cuatro millones más de niños de familias con escasos recursos. La oposición ya ha comenzado a poner objeciones a la legislación para poder justificar no darles seguro médico a niños inocentes. A continuación sigue una lista de algunos…

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Setting the Record Straight: The Real Effect of Citizenship Documentation Requirements in the CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009

This week, the Senate is expected to consider the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009) (S.275), which will renew and expand the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to cover nearly 11 million kids. CHIP provides health insurance coverage to children in low-income families who do not qualify for…

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Anuncio sobre la membresía del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado para el 111vo Congreso

Washington, DC –  Hoy, el Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid (D-NV); la Senadora Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Presidente del Comité de Iniciativas y Relaciones Comunitarias del Senado; y el Senador Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Presidente del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado, anunciaron los miembros del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado (HTF por…

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Setting the Record Straight: The CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009 is About Insuring America’s Children, Not Undocumented Immigrants

This week, the Senate is expected to consider the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2009) (S.275), which will renew and expand the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to cover nearly 11 million kids.  CHIP provides health insurance coverage to children in low-income families who do not qualify for…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Resume consideration of Calendar #18, H.R.2, the Children’s Health Insurance Program Improvements Act. 12:30pm Senator-appointee Gillibrand will be sworn in. Following the swearing in, the Senate will stand in recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons.

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