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Day February 14, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, February 14, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.373, recognizing February 14, 2012 as the Centennial of the State of Arizona. Adopted S.Res.374, supporting the mission and goals of 2012 National Crime Victims Rights Week. Adopted S.Res.375, celebrating the bicentennial of the City of Columbus, the capital city of the State of Ohio. Began the…


Senator Paul Objects to Confirming DOE nominations

During Tuesday’s session of the Senate, Senator Bingaman asked unanimous consent to confirm the following Department of Energy nominations:   –          Calendar #493, Charles DeWitt McConnell to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy) –          Calendar #494, David T. Danielson to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy) –          Calendar…


Rebuilding America’s Roads And Transit Infrastructure Will Create Jobs And Fuel Our Economic Recovery

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the Surface Transportation jobs bill. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: A few potholes on the drive to work may be an inconvenience. But for companies that ship $10 trillion worth of goods across the country each…


Schedule for Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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 Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration…