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Month July 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, July 31, 2009

H.Con.Res.172, Adjournment Resolution Confirmed the following executive calendar items: #265, Capricia Marshall – Chief of Protocol, Department of State #267, Nancy Powell – Director General of Foreign Service, Department of State #319, Earl Irving – Ambassador Swaziland #329, Donald Gips – Ambassador South Africa #330, Samuel Hamilton – Director of Fish & Wildlife, Department of…

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Reid Sobre Implementación De La Declaración De Derecho Para Veteranos Del Siglo 21

Washington, D.C.—El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones acerca de la Declaración de Derechos para Veteranos del Siglo 21 que entra en efecto este fin de semana: “Cuando la primera expansión de la Declaración de Derechos para Veteranos en 25 años entra en vigencia este fin de semana, representará una gran victoria…

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Reid: GI Bill Expansion Invests In The Future Of Our Bravest Men And Women

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in recognition of the expansion of the GI Bill:   “When the first major expansion of the GI Bill in 25 years goes into effect this weekend, it will represent a significant victory for thousands of veterans nationwide.   “Thanks to tireless work from…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, July 31, 2009

Resume consideration of H.R.2997, Agriculture Appropriations. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2997: Kohl-Brownback amendment #1908 (Substitute) Tester amendment #2230 Brownback amendment #2229 Murray amendment #2225 Nelson (FL) amendment #2226 The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, July 30, 2009

Adopted S.Res.195, 120th anniversary of the Bishop Museum, the Nation’s premier showcase for Hawaiian culture and history Star print S.Res.222, a resolution recognizing Space Shuttle mission specialist Commander Chris Cassidy

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00254

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3357; A bill to restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (79-17, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00253

On the Motion: Motion to Waive CBA Re: H.R.3357; A bill to restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (71-26, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00252

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2223: Sessions S.Amdt.2223; To restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund.Result: Rejected (40-57, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00251

On the Motion S.Amdt. 1904: Motion to Waive CBA Bond S.Amdt.1904; To repeal a certain provision of the SAFETEA-LU.Result: Rejected (34-63, 3 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00254

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.3357; A bill to restore sums to the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (79-17, 4 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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