Morning Business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.
As previously announced, there will be no roll call votes during Monday’s session of the Senate.
During his opening statement this afternoon Senator Reid announced that in addition to considering the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009, he also hopes to consider the Commerce-Justice-Science Appropriations bill and the Military Construction Appropriations bill. In addition, we need to pass a continuing resolution before the end of the week (the current CR expires Saturday, October 31). We also expect to pass a 6-month Highway Extension bill before the end of the week.