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Day September 24, 2010

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Friday, September 24, 2010

S.Res.644, a resolution designating the week beginning October 10, 2010 as “National Wildlife Refuge Week.” S.3839, a bill to provide an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (extends through January 31, 2011) S.3196, the Pre-election Presidential Transition Act (with Kaufman-Voinovich substitute amendment) H.R.6190,…


Senate Democrats Are On Your Side: Implementing Health Reform that Works for Middle-Class Americans

                                                                                                                                       Earlier this year, Congress passed and the President signed landmark health insurance reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (P.L. 111-152), and Americans are already experiencing the benefits.  These two laws, together referred to as the Affordable Care Act, put control…


S. 3816, Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act

Summary U.S. workers have faced the most serious financial challenges since the Great Depression.  Employers have slashed jobs at an alarming rate, particularly in the manufacturing sector, with millions of jobs lost over the course of the recession.  That is why Senate Democrats have made a manufacturing-based jobs bill a top priority.  This legislation will…


Reid Spokesman: Republicans Protecting CEOs Who Offshore American Jobs, Pushing the Same Policies That Cost Millions Of Americans Their Jobs

Washington, DC – Jim Manley, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today after Republicans blocked legislation to discourage companies from sending American jobs overseas:   “Someone should start keeping a count of how many different ways Republicans will try to justify protecting CEOs who send American jobs overseas. The facts speak…


Reid Appoints Nevadan To Law Enforcement Badge Of Bravery Board

Washington, DC – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor today to announce his appointment of Deputy U.S. Marshal Richard “Joe” Gardner to the Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Board.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “Sometimes all it takes to be a hero is to…



MORE DEFICIT-EXPLODING GIVEAWAYS TO BILLIONAIRES AND CEOS WHO SHIP AMERICAN JOBS OVERSEAS WHEN REPUBLICANS “PLEDGE” TO… THEY REALLY MEAN THEY WILL: “Permanently Stop All Job-Killing Tax Hikes.” Re-open tax loopholes that reward companies for shipping American jobs overseas which Democrats closed.[i] Give deficit-exploding handouts to CEOs who ship American jobs overseas.[ii] Hold middle-class tax cuts…


Senate Floor Schedule For Friday, September 24, 2010

Morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. There will be no roll call votes during Friday’s session.