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Day July 24, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, July 24, 2009

S.Con.Res.35, printing of pocket Constitution S.Res.223 National Childhood Awareness Month S.Res.215, National Marina Day S.151, Indian Arts & Crafts Amendments Act of 2009 H.R.2632, Korean War Veterans Recognition Act S.1513, SBA temporary extension Confirmed the following Executive calendar #s: 282, Ann Derse – Ambassador Lithuania 284, Kennth Merten – Ambassador Haiti 285, Donald Beyer –…

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S. 1436, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010

Summary During the week of July 27, the Senate is expected to consider S.1436, the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010.  S.1436 would appropriate $34.27 billion in non-emergency discretionary spending.  This amount is $643.7 million below the President’s budget request and $476 million above the Fiscal Year 2009 levels, when excluding…

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Reid: Minimum Wage Increase Will Help Lift American Families And Businesses

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement today in recognition of the increase in the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour:   “America is stronger when working families are thriving.  In 2007, the Democratic Congress listened to the American people and voted to increase the federal minimum wage for…

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Reid Remarks On 11th Anniversary Of U.S. Capitol Shooting

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following remarks this morning on the floor of the U.S. Senate in remembrance of the 11th anniversary of the U.S. Capitol shooting: “There are a select few men and women who come to work every day with one primary job: to protect those of us who are…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, July 24, 2009

Moment of silence in honor of the fallen Capitol Police Officers. There will then be a period of morning business. There will be no roll call votes.

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