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Day March 30, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Adopted S.Res.112, congratulating the Pennsylvania State University IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon (“THON”) on its continued success in support of the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. Adopted S.Res.118, designating April 2011 as “National 9-1-1 Education Month”.


Reid: Los Republicanos No Pueden Dejar Que El Tea Party Tengan La Ultima Palabra

30 de marzo de 2011   Washington, DC– El Líder de la Mayoría Nevada Reid, hizo hoy el siguiente discurso en el pleno del Senado sobre las negociaciones en torno al presupuesto, las cuáles han sido descarriladas por problemas internos entre los republicanos. A continuación su discurso tal como fue preparado: “Mientras el país observa, seguimos…


Reid A La Camara De Comercio Hispana: El Futuro Del Pais Depende De La Pequena Empresa

30 de marzo de 2011   Washington, D.C.—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid se dirigió hoy a la Cámara de Comercio Hispana durante un desayuno de la conferencia legislativa anual que celebra la USHCC (por sus siglas en inglés). El Senador Reid habló sobre la legislación que los demócratas han aprobado este…


Reid: Republicans Can’t Let The Tea Party Call The Shots

The Answer Lies In The Middle – Neither Party Can Pass A Budget Without The Other Party Washington, DC—Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today regarding budget negotiations, which had been derailed by Republican infighting. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “As the country watches, we continue to work toward a…


With $30 Billion in Cuts on Table, Will House Republicans Take Yes For An Answer?

In early February the House Republican leadership endorsed a budget proposal containing around $30 billion in spending cuts. At the time House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan said that the cuts would “restore sanity to a broken budget process,” and House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers called them a “responsible, judicious” way to “significantly reduce spending.”  Rogers even…


Reid Spokesman: Republicans Who Are Not In The Negotiating Room Should Focus On Jobs, Not Their Job-Killing Spending Plan

Washington, D.C. – Jon Summers, spokesman for Nevada Senator Harry Reid, released the following statement today in response to the “purely symbolic” bill House Republicans introduced today: “While our office negotiates with Speaker Boehner’s office, the Republicans who aren’t in the room should work with Democrats to pass bills that create jobs and help struggling…


Begich Statement On Tea Party Rally Against Bipartisan Budget Negotiations

Senator Urges Speaker Boehner to “Move Beyond Extreme Views of a Few Within His Party” So Compromise Can Be Reached WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Mark Begich today released the following statement on tomorrow’s Tea Party rally against a bipartisan deal on a long-term Continuing Resolution: “There is a clear divide between the House Republicans who are…


Senate Floor Schedule For Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Following any leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.493, the Small Business Jobs bill. The following amendments are pending to S.493, SBIR and STTR Reauthorization Act…