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Day June 16, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, June 16, 2009

S.Res.186, condemning the murder of Army Private William Andrew “Andy” Long and the wounding of Army Private Quinton Ezeagwula, who were shot outside the Army-Navy Career Center in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 1, 2009.

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Proceed to S.1023; A bill to establish a non-profit corporation to communicate United States entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, business, and scholarly travel to the United States.Result: Agreed to (90-3, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00208

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Motion to Proceed to S.1023; A bill to establish a non-profit corporation to communicate United States entry policies and otherwise promote leisure, business, and scholarly travel to the United States.Result: Agreed to (90-3, 6 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Democrats Are Committed To Ensuring Every American Has Access To Quality, Affordable Health Care

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Every day, like every Senator, I get mail from men and women across my state.   “People offer advice and criticism, suggestions and stories.  They are making…

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The Recovery Act: A Report on the Path to Progress in the States (State-by-State Fact Sheets)

Creating and Saving Jobs, Boosting Household Resources, Providing Assistance for the Vulnerable Around the Country On February 13, 2009, the Senate approved the final version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and sent the legislation to President Obama to be signed into law (P.L. 111-5).  The Recovery Act is an extraordinary response by…

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S. 1023, the Travel Promotion Act of 2009

UPDATE S.1023 , the Travel Promotion Act,  enjoys bipartisan support.  On September 9, 2009, the Senate passed S.1023 by an overwhelming vote of 79 to 19. [Roll Call Vote 272, 9/9/09]  On November 6, 2009, the House passed H.Res.896, which suspended House rules, and agreed by voice vote to a resolution allowing S.1023, the Travel…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Morning Business for 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 second 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1023, the Travel Promotion Act of 2009. The…

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