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Day March 10, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 10, 2010

S.Res.158, commending the American Sail Training Association with amendments to the resolution and preamble S.1067, Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament & Northern Uganda Recovery Act w/ a Feingold amendment Confirmed the following Executive Calendar items: #706, Genevieve May, US Marshal, Eastern District of LA #707, Donald Booth, Ambassador to Ethiopa #708, Scott DeLisi, Ambassador to Nepal…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00048

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4213 As Amended; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (62-36, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00047

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.4213; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (66-33, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00048

On Passage of the Bill: H.R.4213 As Amended; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Passed (62-36, 2 members not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00047

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on H.R.4213; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (66-33, 1 member not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Propuesta de Desempleo/Cobra Ayudará a Personas Pasando Trabajo

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hoy guió al Senado hacia la aprobación del proyecto de ley para Ayudar a los Trabajadores Estadounidenses, los Estados y las Empresas, el cual ayudará a los nevadenses y a todos aquellos estadounidenses quienes a diario viven en la incertidumbre porque no encuentran trabajo y quienes…

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Passage of FAA Reauthorization Would Secure Jobs, Support Economic Growth and Improve Aviation Safety

In the near future, the Senate will consider the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act (S.1451) which would help to put Americans back to work by funding critical improvements to the nation’s aviation infrastructure.  The legislation would authorize additional investments in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP), as well as…

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S. 1451, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act

Background and Summary The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulates nearly every aspect of the nation’s aviation industry, including manufacturing, safety, and licensing.  Recently, the FAA has faced challenges in keeping pace with the growing demands of air travel and overseeing the safety of the aviation industry.  These challenges show little sign of abating, because despite…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Morning Business until 2:00pm with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. The Majority will control the first 30 minutes and the Republicans will control the next 30 minutes. At 2:00pm, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.4213, Tax Extenders. when the Senate resumes consideration of the bill, all post-cloture debate time…

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