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Day April 30, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, April 30, 2009

Cal #53, S.615, additional personnel authorities for the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Resonstruction H.Con.Res104, National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month S.Res.93, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week w/ Schumer amendment S.Res122, April 30, 2009 as “Dia de los Ninos: Celebrating Young Americans” S.Res.123, May 2, 2009 as “Vietnamese Refugees Day” S.Res.124, May 3, 2009…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Nomination: Confirmation Thomas L. Strickland, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and WildlifeResult: Confirmed (89-2, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00175

On the Nomination: Confirmation Thomas L. Strickland, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Fish and WildlifeResult: Confirmed (89-2, 8 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00174

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1014: Durbin S.Amdt.1014; To prevent mortgage foreclosures and preserve home values.Result: Rejected (45-51, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00174

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1014: Durbin S.Amdt.1014; To prevent mortgage foreclosures and preserve home values.Result: Rejected (45-51, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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El Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado se reunió con líderes latinos para discutir temas de educación

Washington, DC –El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid (D-NV), el Senador Robert Menendez (D-NJ), presidente del Equipo de Iniciativas Hispanas del Senado y la Senadora Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), presidenta de del Comité de Iniciativas y Relaciones Comunitarias del Senado, hicieron las siguientes declaraciones después de reunirse con defensores de los derechos de la…

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S. 896, the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

The Durbin Amendment (S.A. 1014) The Dodd-Shelby Amendment (S.A. 1018) Summary and Background On April 30, 2009, the Senate will begin consideration of S.896, the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, which contains the provisions of H.R.1106 (the House version of the legislation), without the provisions dealing with mortgage modifications in bankruptcy court.…

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Why We Must Act: Senate Democrats Make the Case for Health Reform

While Senate Republicans debate arcane parliamentary procedure, Senate Democrats have are focused on improving health care for all Americans.  Democrats, like most Americans, want to ensure that those who like their current coverage can keep it, while ensuring that all American families have access to quality, affordable health care.  Democrats know that for our economy…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, April 30, 2009

Morning Business for up to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the next 30 minutes. S.896, Helping Families Save Their Homes.

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