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Month July 2010

Reid Spokesman Responds To Republican BP Bailout Bill

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement this afternoon responding to Republican energy proposals.   “Republicans want taxpayers to foot the bill for BP’s disaster and allow BP to use endless legal battles to run out the clock on those whose livelihoods they destroyed – just like Exxon did…

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Reid, Stabenow, Menendez se Unen a Defensores para la Energía Renovable Sobre el Plan de los Demócratas para Generar Empleos y Reducir Nuestra Dependencia en el Petróleo Extranjero

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid y los Senadores Debbie Stabenow y Bob Menendez se unieron a Larry Laseter de la Coalición Home Star y Marilyn Heiman de Pew Environment Group en una rueda de prensa hoy para hablar de empleos en energía limpia y el plan para responder al derrame…

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Reid: Tácticas Dilatorias Irrazonables por Parte de los Republicanos Frenan Nuestra Recuperación Económica

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta noche después de que los republicanos bloquearan varias medidas en el recinto del Senado para prevenir el despido de docentes, ayudar a estados brindarles cobertura médica a sus residentes de bajos ingresos y de tercera edad y aprobar un acuerdo para…

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Vocero de Reid Responde a Proyecto de Ley Republicano para Rescatar a BP

Washington, DC—Jim Manley, vocero del Senador por Nevada Harry Reid, hizo las siguientes declaraciones esta tarde en respuesta a las propuestas republicanas sobre la energía.   “Los republicanos quieren que los contribuyentes paguen la cuenta por el desastre que causó BP y es mas, quieren permitir que BP se escude en batallas legales interminables para…

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Reid, Stabenow, Menendez Join Renewable Energy Advocates To Discuss Democrats’ Plan To Create Jobs And Reduce Our Dependence On Oil

Washington, DC— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senators Debbie Stabenow and Bob Menendez joined Larry Laseter of the Home Star Coalition and Marilyn Heiman of Pew Environment Group at a press conference earlier today to discuss the clean energy jobs and oil spill accountability plan that Senator Reid introduced yesterday. The bill will create…

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Paving the Way to Our Clean Energy Future

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid last week rolled out a clean energy plan called the Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act. This plan is not a replacement for a comprehensive energy bill but a first step towards addressing our rising energy costs and dependence on foreign oil. “I know some would rather we…

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H.R. 5297, the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010

UPDATE July 28, 2010 On July 28, 2010, the Senate resumed consideration of the Small Business Jobs bill.  H.R. 5297, the Small Business Lending Fund Act of 2010 was originally introduced in the House on May 13, 2010.  On June 17, 2010, the House passed H.R. 5297 by a vote of 241 – 182. The legislation was…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of 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…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Adopted H.Con.Res.304, a concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to correct the enrollment of H.R.725, the Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2010. Passed H.R.5610, Independent Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act (with Harkin technical amendment). Passed H.R.4380, the United States Manufacturing Enhancement Act. Passed H.R.5849, an Act to provide for…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00220

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on 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 to spending…

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