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Day September 17, 2009

Senate Roll Call Vote #00286

On the Motion: Kyl Motion to Recommit H.R.3288 to the Committee on Appropriations; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (34-64, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00283

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2359: Vitter S.Amdt.2359.; To prohibit the use of funds for households that include convicted drug dealing or domestic violence offenders or members of violent gangs that occupy rebuilt public housing in New Orleans.Result: Rejected (34-62, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00285

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2403: McCain S.Amdt.2403 As Modified; To prohibit the use of funds to carry out the Brownsfields Economic Development Initiative program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.Result: Rejected (37-60, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00284

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2410: DeMint S.Amdt.2410; To limit the use of funds for the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport.Result: Rejected (43-53, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00283

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2359: Vitter S.Amdt.2359.; To prohibit the use of funds for households that include convicted drug dealing or domestic violence offenders or members of violent gangs that occupy rebuilt public housing in New Orleans.Result: Rejected (34-62, 3 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid, Menendez And Stabenow Introduce Resolution In Recognition Of Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV); Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), chairman of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force; and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) introduced a resolution in the Senate in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, a month-long celebration which highlights the culture, achievements and contributions of Hispanics in the United States. Senator…

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Menendez, Reid y Stabenow Presentan Resolución en Reconocimiento del Mes de la Herencia Hispana

El Senador Reid dijo: “Este mes me une a los 45 millones de latinos en Estados Unidos para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Les agradezco todo lo que han hecho para el progreso y crecimiento de nuestro país. Los éxitos de la comunidad hispana son éxitos compartidos para toda la nación. Así mismo…

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Reid Endorses Bill To Extend Existing Homebuyer Credit For Six Months

Washington D.C.—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined Senators John Ensign and Ben Cardin in cosponsoring legislation that will extend the existing homebuyer tax credit of $8,000 for six more months. The bill also continues the rule that allows taxpayers to treat the home purchase as occurring in the preceding year to expedite receipt of the…

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Reid nombra residente de Reno a la comisión que estudiará la creación de un museo nacional de hispanos americanos

Washington, D.C. – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid nombró hoy a Emma Sepúlveda, residente de Reno, a la Comisión para la creación del Museo Nacional de los Americanos Hispanos. Esta comisión determinará las posibilidades de crear un museo en Washington, D.C. que albergue artefactos históricos, imágenes y recuentos de las historias personales que representan…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, September 17, 2009

Morning Business for 1 hour. Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the second 30 minutes. Following Morning Business, proceed to H.R.2996, Interior Appropriations. The following amendments are pending to H.R.2996: Johanns #2394 (ACORN) 12:30pm Executive Session to consider Gerard E. Lynch to be U.S. Circuit Jedge for the Second…

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