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Month February 2010

Senate Roll Call Vote #00027

On the Motion: DeMint Motion to Suspend Rule XXII; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (38-58, 4 members not voting, 2/3 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00026

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. to H.R.1299; A bill to make technical corrections to the laws affecting certain administrative authorities of the United States Capitol Police, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (76-20, 4 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details:…

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Health Care Reform’s Impact on Small Businesses

How health care reform will impact small businesses is a major topic of debate at today’s health care summit. The Democratic proposal offers two critical new measures that will provide tax relief and incentives for small business owners, including: Provides tax breaks for small businesses so that they can afford coverage for their employees Allows…

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Declaraciones de Reid sobre la Aprobación de la Propuesta de Promoción del Turismo

Washington, D.C. — El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones hoy celebrando la aprobación de la Propuesta de Promoción del Turismo (TPA por sus siglas en inglés). Este proyecto de ley, que sigue los parámetros establecidos por la Agencia de Convenciones y Visitantes de Las Vegas (LCVA por sus siglas en inglés),…

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What Health Reform Is Really About — People

As important as the policy discussions are at today’s health care summit, this debate is really about the American people. Now a few months old, but every bit as relevant, here are some remarks from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on the eve of a historic vote on health care reform legislation last December: “Health…

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Reid Statement On The Passage Of The Travel Promotion Act

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today hailed the passage of the Travel Promotion Act. This bill, which follows the model of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, establishes a public-private partnership to promote the United States as a top international travel destination and provide information on U.S. security and entry policies. Because…

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En Cumbre de Casa Blanca, Reid Recuenta Experiencia de Nevadense Hispano con Seguros Médicos

Washington, DC – El Líder de la Mayoría Harry Reid se reunió con el Presidente Obama y líderes del Congreso de ambos partidos en la Casa Blanca en una cumbre bipartidista para discutir la reforma a los seguros médicos. En su discurso inicial, el Senador Reid presentó el caso de Jesús Gutiérrez, un pequeño empresario…

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Promoting Travel and Tourism Will Create Jobs

The Travel Promotion Act (S.1023), which passed the Senate by a strong bipartisan vote of 79 to 19 on September 9, 2009,  would jumpstart economic activity in the tourism industry and create jobs by encouraging tourist travel to the United States.  The bill would establish a non-profit corporation to execute a nationally-coordinated travel promotion program,…

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Finding Common Ground

The Democratic proposal for health care reform puts Americans back in the driver’s seat with respect to their coverage. Our plan: Lowers the cost of health insurance premiums Ensures access to health insurance for all Americans, including those with pre-existing conditions Prohibits insurance companies from retroactively cancelling health insurance policies when Americans get sick and…

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Reid: Nevadenses Desempleados Están Vulnerables por Tácticas Obstruccionistas Republicanas

Washington, DC— El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones después de que los republicanos del Senado rechazaran otra petición para extender dos programas vitales- seguro para desempleados y los beneficios del programa de salud COBRA- por el segundo día consecutivo: “Hay tantas familias nevadenses que dependen del seguro de desempleo y beneficios…

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