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Month September 2011

Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.656; An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (54-35, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.656; Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (54-35, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00153

On the Motion: Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.665; An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Agreed to (79-12, 9 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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Reid: Disaster Relief Should Be Immune To Partisan Posturing

Delays to FEMA Funding, Threats of Government Shutdown Must End Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding FEMA funding for victims of natural disasters. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Two weeks ago the Senate passed a bipartisan bill to fund the Federal…

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Senate Roll Call Vote #00152

On the Cloture Motion: Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amdt. to the Senate Amdt. with an S.Amdt.656; An Act making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.Result: Rejected (54-35, 11 members not voting, 3/5 threshold)Details: [click here]

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roll call vote at approximately 5:30pm

At approximately 5:30pm, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Reid motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.2608 with the Reid amendment #656, the continuing resolution.

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filing deadline 5:00pm

The filing deadline for second degree amendments to the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.2608 is at 5:00pm today, Monday, September 26th. 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…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, September 26, 2011

Convenes: 3:30pm Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 4:30pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.2608 with an amendment, which is…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Friday, September 23, 2011

Passed H.R.2646, the Veterans Health Care Facilities Capital Improvement Act of 2011. Passed H.R.2943: Short-term TANF Extension Act. Adopted S.Con.Res.27, a concurrent resolution honoring the service of Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry, a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the second living recipient of the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. Adopted…

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no further votes; next vote at 5:30pm Monday; cloture filed on CR

There will be no further roll call votes today; the next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, September 26th. Senator Reid moved to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.2608, the continuing resolution with the Reid amendment #656, which is a 6-week continuing resolution with FY11 FEMA funding and filed cloture…

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