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Day July 8, 2009

Reid Sobre Reunión Bipartidista Para Discutir La Reforma De Salud

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después reunirse con los Senadores Republicanos Charles Grassley, Mike Enzi, Orrin Hatch y Olympia Snowe: “Los Demócratas hemos dicho desde que comenzó este Congreso— y a través de este debate—dado que la salud de nuestra economía y la de nuestros ciudadanos…


Reid Statement On Bipartisan Health Care Meeting

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after meeting with Republican Senators Charles Grassley, Mike Enzi, Orrin Hatch and Olympia Snowe:   “I had a positive meeting today with four Republican Senators about the road ahead for health care reform.  Democrats have said from the beginning of this Congress and throughout…


Senators And First Responders Discuss Homeland Security Appropriations

Washington, DC—Senators Joe Lieberman and Frank R. Lautenberg joined Dennis L. Rubin, DC Fire & EMS Chief, New Jersey firefighter, Robert Allen, and other first responders to discuss legislation that will help protect our homeland and keep Americans safe. The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act will help protect Americans from terrorist attacks; prepare for…


Reid, Menendez, Hatch, Pickens Announce New Proposal For Clean Natural Gas Vehicles

Washington, DC— Nevada Senator Harry Reid, Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Orrin Hatch and T. Boone Pickens today announced the introduction of legislation supporting vehicles that run on clean natural gas. The NAT GAS Act is sponsored by Senator Menendez, with Senators Reid and Hatch as original co-sponsors.   “Each day, our nation consumes about 21…


Reid: We Will No Longer Allow Insurance Companies To Use Preexisting Conditions As An Excuse To Deny Americans 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:   “Last month I stood here and told you about a young woman from Nevada named Alysia. She was born with a kidney disease – one that…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Morning business for up to 1 hour with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senare wil resume consideration of H.R.2892, the Homeland Security Appropriations bill. Senator reid filed cloture on the Byrd Substitute amendment and H.R.2892.