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Day September 14, 2010

Reid Sobre la Presentación del Dream Act Como Parte del Proyecto de Ley de Defensa

Washington, D.C.— El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hoy anunció que planea presentar la Ley del Sueño (en inglés, DREAM Act), como una enmienda al Proyecto de Ley de Defensa la próxima semana:   “Hoy anuncié que los demócratas planeamos incluir el proyecto de ley DREAM como una enmienda al Proyecto de Ley de Defensa…


Reid: Republican Threats To Raise Taxes On Middle-Class Nevadans Are Indefensible

Washington, DC –Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today in response to recent Republican threats to raise taxes on middle-class families and small businesses:   “Middle-class families and small businesses in Nevada are struggling to make ends meet, and they need tax relief.  That’s why Democrats are fighting to permanently cut taxes for…


Landrieu, Boxer, Cantwell, Merkley Join Gene Sperling And Small Business Owners To Discuss Widespread Support For Small Business Jobs Bill

Washington, DC— Senate Small Business Committee Chair Mary Landrieu and Senators Barbara Boxer, Maria Cantwell, and Jeff Merkley joined Gene Sperling of the U.S. Treasury Department, John Arensmeyer of Small Business Majority, Frank Knapp of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and small business owners from around the country at a press conference…


Senate Republicans Aim to Increase Cost of Health Insurance Under Ruse of Helping Small Businesses

                                                                             Senate Democrats are committed to America’s small businesses, the engine of our economy, and the middle-class families who rely upon them.  At a time when America’S.27 million small businesses are starving for adequate access to capital and desperately seeking to hire workers and expand their businesses, Senate Democrats are pushing for passage of a…


Reid Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Washington, DC – El Senador por Nevada Harry Reid hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que se celebra del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre en honor a las contribuciones de los hispanos a los Estados y en reconocimiento de sus fiestas de independencia de España. Este año Argentina,…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Resume consideration of H.R.5297, the Small Business Jobs bill with the time equally divided and controlled between the two leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on Johanns amendment #4596 (1099 reporting). If cloture is not invoked, the Senate would proceed to a cloture vote on the Nelson…