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Day February 23, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Passed S.30, Truth in Caller ID Act with a Rockefeller amendment. Adopted H.Con.Res.158, a concurrent resolution expressing support for the disignation of an Early Detection Month for breast cancer and all forms of cancer. Adopted S.Res.393, a resolution recognizing teh contributions of the American Kennel Club. Adopted S.Res.417, a resolution supporting the goals and ideals…

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Moving Forward With Our Jobs Agenda

Yesterday evening, the Senate’s jobs bill cleared the first hurdle in a 62-30 vote, garnering five Republican supporters along the way. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was elated with the conclusion of the vote. “I hope this is the beginning of a new day here in the Senate,” said Reid. “Whether this new day was…

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Reid Appoints Durbin, Baucus, Conrad To Presidential Commission That Will Help Rein In Spending And Reduce The Deficit

Washington, DC– Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement to announce Senate appointees to the deficit commission President Obama established last week: “One of the top issues for many of the Nevadans I met with last week was the need to get federal spending under control. That is why Senate Democrats supported establishment of…

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Reid Nombra a Durbin, Baucus, Conrad a la Comisión Nacional para

Washington, DC— El El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones para anunciar los delegados del Senado que formarán parte del comité para la reducción del déficit que el Presidente Obama creó la semana pasada:   “Uno de los temas más importantes para los nevadenses con los que me reuní…

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Reid: Jobs Agenda Continues With Measures To Help Out-Of-Work Americans And Boost Businesses

Washington, DC– Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement to discuss plans to unveil a new round of ideas to help strengthen businesses, create jobs and help out-of-work Americans: “Addressing the economic challenges facing working families in Nevada and all across the nation is the top priority of Senate Democrats. Yesterday the Senate voted…

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Why Tourism Matters

The last decade has been called the “lost decade” for tourism in the United States. Declines in foreign visitors to our country cost 440,000 jobs and $509 billion in lost spending, according to a report by the U.S. Travel Association. “While international travel has been an oasis of opportunity, we’re still lost in the desert,”…

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Reid: Agenda para Crear Empleos Seguirá Generando Propuestas para Ayudar a los Estadounidenses Desempleados e Incentivar el Crecimiento Empresarial

Washington, DC— El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre planes para presentar nuevas ideas para fortalecer los negocios, generar empleos y ayudar a los estadounidenses desempleados:   “Enfrentar los retos económicos que aquejan a las familias trabajadoras en Nevada y en toda la nación es una prioridad primordial…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Morning Business for 1 hour with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first 30 minutes and the Majority will control the next 30 minutes. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the House Message on H.R.2847, the legislative vehicle for the Jobs bill.…

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