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The Bipartisan Environmental Accomplishments of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

Today, President Obama will sign into law the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009.  The legislation represents the most significant conservation legislation passed by Congress in 15 years and is the product of years of bipartisan work by Senators Reid, Bingaman, Murkowski, former Senator Domenici, and many others. This Fact Sheet outlines some of…

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Reid Statement On President Obama’s Auto Industry Plan

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Democratic Budget Resolution Makes Urgently Needed Investments in Education

Today, the Senate will begin debate on 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 lays the foundation for the long-term economic security of the United States.  The Democratic Budget Resolution makes significant investments to promote clean energy and…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, March 30, 2009

Begin consideration of S.ConRes.13, the Budget Resolution. There will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session.

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Democratic Budget Resolution Makes Urgently Needed Investments in Clean Energy

Next week, the Senate will begin debate on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution, a fiscally responsible budget plan that addresses the fiscal and economic crises inherited from the Bush Administration and lays the foundation for long-term economic security.  The Budget Resolution makes significant investments to promote clean energy and reduce our dependence on oil,…

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Reid Statement On President Obama’s New Afghanistan/Pakistan Strategy

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 26, 2009

S.Res.85, congratulating the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears for winning the 2009 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Men’s Basketball National Championship S.Res.88, honoring the life of Dr. John Hope Franklin

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.1388 As Amended; A bill entitled “The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws.”Result: Passed (79-19, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00115

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.1388 As Amended; A bill entitled “The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws.”Result: Passed (79-19, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00114

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 705: Motion to Table Vitter S.Amdt.705; To prohibit ACORN, or organizations affiliated or co-located with ACORN, from receiving assistance under this Act.Result: Agreed to (53-43, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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