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Day March 9, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 09, 2010

The following amendments were agreed to: Lincoln amendment #3401, modified (agriculture disaster); Reid amendment #3417 (geothermal); Isakson-Cardin amendment #3430, as further modified (pensions); Merkley amendment # 3372, modified (timber); Warner amendment #3442, as modified (reporting requirement); Whitehouse amendment #3365, as modified (report); Rockefeller amendment #3371, as modified (refined coal credit); and Baucus amendment #3451 (technical).…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00046

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3336: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Baucus S.Amdt.3336; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (66-34, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00046

On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3336: Motion to Invoke Cloture on Baucus S.Amdt.3336; In the nature of a substitute.Result: Agreed to (66-34, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00045

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3356: Motion to Waive Sect. 201(a), S.Con.Res.21, 110th, Murray S.Amdt.3356 As Modified; To extend the TANF Emergency Fund through fiscal year 2011 and to provide funding for summer employment for youth.Result: Rejected (55-45, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00044

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3358: Coburn S.Amdt.3358; To require the Senate to be transparent with taxpayers about spending.Result: Agreed to (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00045

On the Motion S.Amdt. 3356: Motion to Waive Sect. 201(a), S.Con.Res.21, 110th, Murray S.Amdt.3356 As Modified; To extend the TANF Emergency Fund through fiscal year 2011 and to provide funding for summer employment for youth.Result: Rejected (55-45, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00044

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 3358: Coburn S.Amdt.3358; To require the Senate to be transparent with taxpayers about spending.Result: Agreed to (100-0, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: UI/COBRA Bill Should Pass Quickly With Bipartisan Support

Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement this afternoon regarding the American Workers, State and Business Relief Act that the Senate will consider this week:   “Families in Nevada face uncertainty every day.  If they have a job, they don’t know if they’ll be able to keep it.  If they don’t have a…

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Reid: Beneficios de Desempleo/COBRA Deben Ser Aprobados Rápidamente y con Apoyo Bipartidista

Washington, DC — El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde respecto al proyecto de ley para Ayudar a los Trabajadores Estadounidenses, los Estados y las Empresas que el Senado debatirá esta semana: “Las familias en Nevada enfrentan la incertidumbre cada día. Si tienen un empleo, no saben si mañana lo…

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Health Care Reform Will Reduce The Deficit

America spends an unprecedented amount of money on health care every year. In 2009, the United States spent an estimated $2.5 trillion on health care, consuming 17.3% of the GDP. According the the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), last year’s health care costs represent the largest one-year increase in the health share of GDP since the measure…

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