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Day March 23, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, March 23, 2009

S.Res.61, a resolution commending the Columbus Crew Major League Soccer Team for winning the 2008 Major League Soccer Cup. S.Res.82, a resolution recognizing the 188th anniversary of the independence of Greece and American democracy.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00108

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.1388; A bill entitled “The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws.”Result: Agreed to (74-14, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00108

On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R.1388; A bill entitled “The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws.”Result: Agreed to (74-14, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 23, 2009

Morning business until 4pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume the motion to proceed to H.R.1388, a bill to reauthorize and reform national service laws. 5:45pm Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.1388. There…

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Declaración de Reid sobre el Proyecto de Ley de Servicio Nacional, el Presupuesto del Presidente y los Bonos de AIG

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en el recinto del Senado. A continuación su discurso preparado: “La semana pasada hablé con un grupo de jóvenes de todo el país que fueron honrados por su compromiso al servicio público. En los últimos años, grandes cantidades de jóvenes…

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Declaración de Reid sobre el Plan del Tesoro para que el Crédito Vuelva a Fluir

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy en respuesta al plan del Departamento del Tesoro mediante el cual se comprarán activos bancarios tóxicos y volverá a impulsar los préstamos: “El Departamento del Tesoro se basa en el siguiente principio para rehabilitar la economía: descongelar los mercados crediticios…

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Reid Statement On Treasury Plan To Get Credit Flowing Again

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Reid Statement On National Service Bill, President’s Budget, AIG Bonuses

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S. 277, the Serve America Act

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND As Americans face the numerous challenges created by the economic crisis, the need for service to our communities is greater than ever. By engaging citizens of all ages in volunteer service opportunities, we will meet some of our most pressing national challenges and reinvigorate the economy. Communities across America will benefit from…

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