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Day March 1, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Thursday, March 1, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to table the Blunt amendment #1520 (moral objections to health care service) to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Tabled: 51-48   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Con.Res.35, a concurrent resolution to establish the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies for the inauguration of the President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States…

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Reid Statement On Alternative Cybersecurity Legislation

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid released the following statement after Senators McCain, Hutchison, Chambliss, and others introduced an alternative cybersecurity bill today: “This legislation demonstrates an encouraging willingness from Senators McCain, Hutchison, Chambliss and others on both sides of the aisle to engage in a constructive and open-minded debate about urgently needed…

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Schumer Statement On Senate Defeat Of GOP Proposal To Restrict Contraception Access

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement Thursday after the Senate defeated a GOP proposal to allow employers to bar contraception coverage for women: “The closeness of this vote show how high the stakes are on this issue. Republicans want to force women to surrender their health decisions to their…

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Reid Statement On Senate Defeat Of Republican Proposal To Let Employers Deny Women Access To Contraception Coverage

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate voted 51-48 to defeat a Republican amendment that would have let employers deny women access to health care coverage for contraception and other preventive health services: “Today’s vote showed us a great deal about where Republicans’ priorities lie. Instead of working with Democrats…

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Morning Business until 2pm

The Senate is in a period of morning business until 2pm with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

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Roll Call Vote on the Motion to Table the Blunt amendment

11:30am The Senate began a roll call vote on the motion to table the Blunt amendment #1520 (moral objections to health care services) to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill; Tabled: 51-48

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Roll Call Vote at approximately 11:30am

At approximately 11:30am, there will be a roll call vote in relation to the Blunt amendment #1520 (moral objections to health care services) to S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill.

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Senate Schedule for Thursday, March 1, 2012

Convenes: 9:30am Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.1813, the Surface Transportation bill, with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At approximately 11:00am, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote in relation to the Blunt amendment #1520 (contraception and health…

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