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Day February 22, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, February 22, 2010

H.R.4532, Social Security Disability Applicants Access to Professional Representation Act Cal. #213, S.Res.345, deploring the rape and assault of women in Guinea and the killing of political protesters (with Boxer amendments to the resolution, preamble and title)

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with S.Amdt.3310 to H.R.2847; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00023

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment with S.Amdt.3310 to H.R.2847; A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, February 22, 2010

Senator Burris will read Washington’s Farewell Address. Upon conclusion of the reading, the Senate will resume consideration of the Motion to Concur with an amendment with respect to H.R.2847 (Jobs for Main Street Act). At 5:30pm, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote with respect to the Jobs bill. That will be the first…

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Reid Leads Senate In Clearing Major Hurdle On Bill That Will Put Nevadans Back To Work

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today led the U.S. Senate in overcoming a major procedural hurdle on the HIRE Act, the first of several bills as part of the Senate’s jobs agenda. The jobs bill, which could be passed as early as Wednesday, has four key provisions that would create jobs this year:…

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S. Amdt. 3310, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

Amendment to H.R.2847 UPDATE H.R.2847, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE Act), enjoys strong bipartisan support and is expected to be taken up on the Senate Floor for final passage the week of March 15.  The Senate passed the original version of the HIRE Actby a 70 – 28 vote on February 24,…

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Reid: Protections Against Abusive Credit Card Practices Mark As Important Turning Point For American Consumers

Washington, DC– Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement regarding the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act, which goes into effect today: “I hear from too many Nevadans who are overwhelmed with credit card debt, often times because they are just trying to support their families and make ends meet with responsible…

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Washington’s Farewell Address

One of the Senate’s prevailing traditions is the annual reading of President George Washington’s 1796 Farewell Address by a current member of the U.S. Senate. Minnesota Senator Hubert Humphrey once wrote that every American should study this memorable message. “It gives one a renewed sense of pride in our republic,” said Humphrey. “It arouses the…

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Declaración de Reid sobre Propuesta de la Casa Blanca para Reformar los Seguros Médicos

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy sobre la propuesta de la Casa Blanca para reformar los seguros médicos que fue presentada esta mañana: “La propuesta del Presidente para reformar los seguros médicos es económicamente responsable y reúne lo mejor de los proyectos de ley del…

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Reid: Las Protecciones en Contra de las Prácticas Abusivas de las Compañías de Tarjeta de Crédito Señalan Mejores Tiempos para los Consumidores Estadounidenses

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre la ley de Responsabilidad y Transparencia de las Tarjetas de Crédito (CARD, por sus siglas en inglés) que entra en vigencia hoy:   “Sé de demasiados nevadenses quienes se están ahogando en deudas de tarjetas de crédito porque están…

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