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Day February 11, 2009

Reid Felicita a LULAC En Su 80vo Aniversaro

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en celebración de los 80 años de Liga de Ciudadanos Latinoamericanos Unidos (LULAC, por sus siglas en inglés :   “Hoy quiero felicitar a LULAC por sus 80 años de trabajo defendiendo a la comunidad hispana. “El trabajo de LULAC…


Reid Statement On Economic Recovery Plan Conference Report

Washington,DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today before the conference committee on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We are fortunate to have two exceptional Senators negotiating this legislation on our side – Chairman Dan Inouye and Chairman Max Baucus.  They have worked tirelessly…


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Cuts Taxes for Working Families

Declining incomes, fewer job opportunities, and rising costs have put a huge strain on many American families.  That’s why the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides tax cuts to help middle-class families get ahead so they can reap the benefits of their hard work.  Not only will these provisions provide relief to American…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Senate is in Executive Session for the consideration of Calendar #14, William J. Lynn, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense. There will now be up to 3 hours for debate prior to a vote. If all time is used…