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Day September 14, 2011

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Adopted S.Res.267, Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.   Discharged Foreign Relations and confirmed the following: Mary B. DeRosa, of DC, to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-sixth Session…


now considering H.J.Res.66; cloture filed

The motion to proceed to H.J.Res.66, a joint resolution regarding Burma Sanctions and the legislative vehicle for additional FEMA funds was agreed to by unanimous consent and the Senate is now considering H.J.Res.66. Senator Reid then offered amendment #602 (text of the Burma language and the FEMA language) and filled the amendment tree.  Senator Reid…


Schumer To House GOP: Don’t Risk Gov’t Shutdown By Going Back On Budget Agreement

Debt Ceiling Deal Passed By Both Chambers in August Established Funding Level for Next Year Schumer Urges House GOP Leaders To Stick By Agreement, Ignore House Conservatives’ Calls To Reopen Budget Fight Washington, D.C. – Senator Charles E. Schumer delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday in response to reports that House Republican…


Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the…