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Day March 31, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Discharged Judiciary/ adopted S.Res.86, designating April 18th, 2009, as “National Auctioneers Day Adopted S.Res.94, designating April 2009 as “Financial Literacy Month.” Adopted S.Res.95, congratulating the University of Iowa men’s wrestling team for winning the 2009 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Wrestling Championship. Adopted S.Res.96, congratulating the Morningside College women’s basketball team for winning the…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00118

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 739: Gregg S.Amdt.739; To prohibit the consideration of any budget resolution, or amendment thereto, or conference report thereon, that shows an increase in the public debt, for the period of the current fiscal year through the next 10 years, equal to or greater than the debt accumulated from 1789 to January…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 731: Thune S.Amdt.731; To amend the deficit-neutral reserve fund for climate change legislation to require that such legislation does not increase electricity or gasoline prices.Result: Agreed to (89-8, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 749: Boxer S.Amdt.749; To require that certain legislation relating to clean energy technologies not increase electricity or gasoline prices or increase the overall burden on consumers.Result: Agreed to (54-43, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00118

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 739: Gregg S.Amdt.739; To prohibit the consideration of any budget resolution, or amendment thereto, or conference report thereon, that shows an increase in the public debt, for the period of the current fiscal year through the next 10 years, equal to or greater than the debt accumulated from 1789 to January…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00117

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 731: Thune S.Amdt.731; To amend the deficit-neutral reserve fund for climate change legislation to require that such legislation does not increase electricity or gasoline prices.Result: Agreed to (89-8, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00116

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 749: Boxer S.Amdt.749; To require that certain legislation relating to clean energy technologies not increase electricity or gasoline prices or increase the overall burden on consumers.Result: Agreed to (54-43, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Democratic Budget Resolution Makes Urgently Needed Investments in Housing and Community Development

This week, the Senate will debate the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution (S. Con. Res. 13), a fiscally responsible budget plan that addresses the fiscal and economic crises inherited from the Bush Administration and years of Republican Congressional leadership, and lays the foundation for long-term economic security.  The Democratic Budget Resolution makes significant investments to promote clean energy…

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Reid Spokesman Statement on Minnesota Judges’ Ruling

Washington,DC—Jim Manley, spokesman to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, made the following statement today:   “Sen. Reid is looking forward to the final resolution of this case by the Minnesota courts so that Al Franken can finally be seated as the new senator from Minnesota.”

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Reid Conmemora el Cumpleaños de César Chávez

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones en celebración del cumpleaños del defensor de los derechos civiles César Chávez:  “Hoy, día en que hubiera sido el octogésimo segundo cumpleaños de César Chávez, me uno a la comunidad hispana para celebrar la vida de un hombre quien…

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