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Day July 26, 2010

Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, July 26, 2010

Following the prayer and pledge, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3628, a bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect…


Declaración de Reid Sobre el Vigésimo Aniversario de la Promulgación de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones en reconocimiento del vigésimo aniversario de la promulgación de la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA, por sus siglas en inglés):   “La Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades, promulgada hoy hace 20 años, ha mejorado nuestro país al cumplir la promesa…


Reid Statement On The 20th Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act Becoming Law

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law:   “The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law 20 years ago today, has fundamentally strengthened our nation with its promise of equal rights and…


Reid Spokesman: Update On Oil Spill Response And Energy Jobs Bill Timing

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following update this afternoon on the schedule for unveiling a targeted oil spill response and energy jobs bill:   “The Congressional Budget Office needs an additional day to review the targeted oil spill response and energy jobs plan that Senator Reid announced last week. …


S. 3628, the Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act

Summary In January 2010, the Supreme Court issued a closely divided 5-4 decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.  Under this ruling, big businesses are permitted to spend unlimited amounts of money on elections, counter to long-standing law and precedent that had restricted political expenditures by corporations.   In response, Senator Schumer introduced the…


Vocero de Reid: Actualización sobre Presentación de Proyecto de Ley en Respuesta al Derrame de Petróleo y Sobre Trabajos en el Campo de Energía

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, vocero del Senador por Nevada Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde sobre la fecha en que se presentará un proyecto de ley en respuesta al derrame de petróleo y para generar empleos en el campo de energía: “La Oficina Presupuestaria del Congreso necesita un día más para revisar el proyecto…