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Day March 3, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Thursday, March 03, 2011

Agreed to the Stabenow amendment #126 (Detroit satellite office) by voice vote Agreed to Bingaman amendment #142 (PTO length of time between reviews). Passed H.R.662, Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011. Adopted S.Res89, a resolution relating to the death of Frank W. Buckles, the longest surviving United States veteran of the First World War. Adopted…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00031

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 133: Motion to Table Feinstein S.Amdt.133 As Modified; To strike the first inventor to file requirement.Result: Agreed to (87-13, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00031

On the Motion to Table S.Amdt. 133: Motion to Table Feinstein S.Amdt.133 As Modified; To strike the first inventor to file requirement.Result: Agreed to (87-13, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Republicans Call For Major Changes To Republicans’ Reckless Spending Bill

Republicans’ reckless spending bill is a non-starter, but don’t take it from us. In addition to destroying hundreds of thousands of jobs and a promise from the President to veto it, the bill is so reckless that even other Republicans are calling for major changes. Democrats have said since day one that this is about how we cut, not whether…

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Senate Floor Schedule For Thursday, March 03, 2011

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to a period of morning business until 11:00am with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Republicans will control the first half and the Majority will control the final half. At 11:00am, the Senate will resume consideration of S.23, the America Invents…

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