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Day June 22, 2011

Corker Says Job-Creating, Economic Development Bill Is “Nothing Of Importance”… After Touting EDA Grant Back Home

The Economic Development Administration Has Created Or Protected At Least 7,000 Jobs In Tennessee Alone Over The Past Five Years But Corker Calls Debate Over Reauthorizing Agency Nothing More Than “Kill[ing] Time” Video: Corker Today: Legislation to Reauthorize Economic Development Program That Has Created Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Was “Nothing of Importance,” Just…


Morning business extended until 12:30pm

Morning business has been extended until 12:30pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. 


Reid: Reducing Jobs Deficit Just As Important To Americans As Reducing Budget Deficit

Washington, D.C.–Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor on Libya and on Democrats’ efforts to create jobs and protect Medicare. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Yesterday my friends, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and the ranking member of the Armed Services Committee, introduced a…


Schedule for Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 11am 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 Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling…