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Day July 7, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, July 07, 2009

S.Res.208, Majority committee appoinment S.Res.209, resolution expressing support for designation of the year 2011 through 2020 as the “Decade of Vision.”

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00218

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1400: McCain S.Amdt.1400; To eliminate the appropriation for the Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance, as recommended by the Administration.Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00218

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 1400: McCain S.Amdt.1400; To eliminate the appropriation for the Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance, as recommended by the Administration.Result: Rejected (47-51, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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European Union’s Carbon Pollution and Clean Energy Policies Have Spurred Investments, Created Jobs and Reduced Carbon Emissions

In recent years, the European Union (EU) has enacted policies to promote clean energy investment and deployment, while simultaneously reducing carbon pollution emissions.  In January 2005, the EU commenced the Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme, which remains the world’s largest and most scrutinized large-scale carbon pollution reduction program.[1]  In December 2008, the European Parliament agreed…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Morning business for up to 1 hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following Morning Business, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.R.2892, Homeland Security Appropriations. The following amendments are currently pending to the bill: Byrd #1373 (Substitute) Sessions #1371 (E-Verify) DeMint #1399 (Border Fence)…

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