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Day June 21, 2011

Reid Statement On NLRB’s Proposed Rule Change

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following statement today on the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule change to regulations governing labor union representation: “Today’s proposed rule change is about fairness. It would help give workers the same ability to bargain for wages and benefits now enjoyed by CEOs – whose pay has skyrocketed…

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Roll call vote on confirmation on the Simon nomination

12:10pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Michael Simon to be US District Judge for the District of Oregon; Confirmed: 64-35

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00092

On the Nomination: Confirmation Michael H. Simon, of Oregon, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (64-35, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00092

On the Nomination: Confirmation Michael H. Simon, of Oregon, to be U.S. District JudgeResult: Confirmed (64-35, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: If Republicans Block Another Jobs Bill, It Will Be Clear They Care More About Right Wing Ideology Than Creating Jobs

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding Republican attempts to block the Economic Development Administration reauthorization. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: This afternoon we will have a cloture vote on reauthorization of the Economic Development Administration, a law we’ve depended on for going on…

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Filing Deadline for 2nd degree amendments to S.782

The filing deadline for 2nd degree amendments to S.782, the Economic Development Act is at 11:00am on Tuesday, June 21, 2011.  If your Senator has a germane 2nd degree amendment and would like to preserve his or her right to offer, please send a signed copy of the amendment to the cloakroom prior to the…

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Roll Call Votes Scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, 2011

At approximately 12:20pm today, the Senate will conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #34, Michael H. Simon, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon. At approximately 4:15pm, Senators should expect up to 3 roll call votes in relation to the following: Confirmation of Executive Calendar…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Convenes: 10:00am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the time equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees, with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final…

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