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Day December 17, 2011

CBO Scores Payroll Tax Cut Extension Package

The Congressional Budgetary Office announced this morning that the payroll tax cut extension package that passed in the Senate, by a vote of 89-10, reduces the deficit by approximately $3 billion.  Read the CBO report here.    

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Roll Call Vote on Passage of H.R.3672, Emergency Disaster Funding

10:02am The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of H.R.3672, Emergency Disaster Funding; Passed: 72-27

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Roll Call Vote on the Reid-McConnell substitute amendment to H.R.3630

9:21am The Senate began a roll call vote on the Reid-McConnell substitute amendment #1465 (2-month extension of the payroll tax reduction) to H.R.3630, the Middle Class Tax Cut Act; Agreed to: 89-10

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Series of 4 roll call votes at 9am

At approximately 9am, there will be a series of 4 roll call votes in relation to the following items: –          Reid substitute amendment to H.R.3630, 2 month extension of the payroll tax reduction, doc fix, and unemployment insurance (60-vote threshold);  ((up to 15 minutes for debate)) –          Passage of H.R.3672, emergency disaster funding (60-vote threshold);…

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