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Reid Urges Obama to Create White House Office Focused on Improving the Lives of America’s Children

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid send the following letter to President Obama, calling on him to establish a White House office headed by a central coordinator “dedicated to meeting the needs and improving the lives of America’s children.” The full text of the letter is below:   March 30, 2009   The Honorable Barack…


The Democratic Congress is Investing in America’s Priorities: Education

Senate Democrats are committed to reviving the American economy and investing in the future so that all Americans will be able to compete in the global economy.   In all stages of life, Americans should have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary for success.   By investing in education, Democrats are investing in the future of…


Reid Statement on Implementation of Making Work Pay Tax Credit

Washington,DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the Making Work Pay tax credit, which goes into effect tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1. The tax credit was part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that the Senate passed President Obama signed into law in February: “We are already seeing a return on…


Reid le Pide a Obama que Cree una Oficina en la Casa Blanca Enfocada en Mejorar las Vidas de los Niños

 Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid mandó la siguiente carta al Presidente Obama instándolo a crear una oficina en la Casa Blanca liderada por un coordinador central “que se dedique a mejorar las vidas de la niñez estadounidense y a suplir sus necesidades”. El texto de la carta a continuación:  …


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Resume consideration of S.Con.Res.13, the concurrent Budget resolution. The Senate will recess from 12:30 until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus luncheons to meet. The time during the recess will count against the statutory time on the Budget.