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Day May 12, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, May 12, 2009

H.Con.Res.38, use of Capitol grounds for the national Peace Officers Memorial Service; S.Res.121, Endangered Species Day; S.Res.143, National MPS Awareness Day; S.Res.144, National Women’s Health Week; S.Res.145, National Public Works Week. Confirmed the following nominations by unanimous consent: William Fugate to be Administrator FEMA; Cynthia Giles to be an Assistant Administrator EPA; Mathy Stanislaus-Assistant Administrator,…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00188

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1067: Coburn S.Amdt.1067; To protect innocent Americans from violent crime in national parks and refuges.Result: Agreed to (67-29, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00188

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1067: Coburn S.Amdt.1067; To protect innocent Americans from violent crime in national parks and refuges.Result: Agreed to (67-29, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Trustees Report Highlights Need For Health Care Reform

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today upon release of the latest annual report of the Social Security and Medicare trustees, which included updated projections for the solvency of Social Security and Medicare trust funds:   “This report underscores the urgency of reforming health care.  It reminds us that we must…

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Democratic Senators And Consumer Protection Advocates Discuss Credit Card Reform

Washington, DC—Democratic Senators Chris Dodd, Carl Levin, Robert Menendez and Jeff Merkley joined Travis Plunkett, Legislative Director of Consumer Federation of America; and Tom Swan, Executive Director of Connecticut Citizen Action Group, at a press conference this morning to discuss the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act, which will put fairness and common sense…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Morning Business for up to 1 hour with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the second 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.627, Credit Cardholders Bill of Rights. The Senate will recess from…

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