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Month January 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00025

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 74: Motion to Table Bunning S.Amdt.74 as Modified; To eliminate any exceptions to the prohibition on States receiving an enhanced Federal matching rate for providing coverage to children whose family income exceeds 300 percent of the poverty line.Result: Agreed to (54-44, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00024

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 47: Coburn S.Amdt.47; To ensure that children do not lose their private insurance and that uninsured children can get access to private insurance.Result: Rejected (36-62, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Senado Cumple con Promesa de Mejorar las Vidas de Niños Estadounidenses sin Seguro Médico

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que el Senado aprobarara el H.R.2, Reautorización del Programa de Seguro Médico para Niños del 2009, asegurando que los niños puedan visitar al doctor y obtener los medicamentos que necesiten cuando estén enfermos: “En un vecindario de clase trabajadora…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, January 29, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.2, Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2, as amended by Baucus substitute amendment which is text of S.275: Coburn #49 (Improper Payments) Coburn #50 (Improper Payments) DeMint #85 (Tax Deduction) Coburn #86 (Private Insurance)

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, January 28, 2009

H.Con.Res.6, House Adjournment Resolution S.Res.25, National Data Privacy Day The Senate confirmed the following Executive nominations: James Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State; Jacob Lew, Deputy Secretary of State-Management and Resources; Robert Nabors, Deputy Director of OMB; Christina Romer, Member Council of Economic Advisors; Cal #6,7&8, military promotions; Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence; All nominations…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 77: Murkowski S.Amdt.77; To provide for the development of best practice recommendations and to ensure coverage of low income children.Result: Rejected (47-51, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00022

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 46: Kyl S.Amdt.46; To reinstate the crowd out policy agreed to in section 116 of H.R.3963 (CHIPRA II), as agreed to and passed by the House and Senate.Result: Rejected (42-56, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 77: Murkowski S.Amdt.77; To provide for the development of best practice recommendations and to ensure coverage of low income children.Result: Rejected (47-51, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00022

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 46: Kyl S.Amdt.46; To reinstate the crowd out policy agreed to in section 116 of H.R.3963 (CHIPRA II), as agreed to and passed by the House and Senate.Result: Rejected (42-56, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00021

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 75: Roberts S.Amdt.75; To prohibit CHIP coverage for higher income children and to prohibit any payments to a State from its CHIP allotments for any fiscal year quarter in which the State Medicaid income eligibility level for children is greater than the income eligibility level for children under CHIP.Result: Rejected (36-60,…

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