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Day June 4, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 4, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of Timothy S. Hillman, of MA, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 88-1   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Discharged the HELP committee and adopted S.Res.462, recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges faced…

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Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of the Hillman nomination

5:32pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of Timothy S. Hillman, of MA, to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts; Confirmed: 88-1

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DPCC State-By-State Reports Show Alarming Gender-Based Pay Gap Throughout All 50 States

 Nationally, Women Earn Significantly Less Than Men for the Same Work—Ranges as High as 30% in Some States  In All but One State, Wage Disparity is in Double Digits; Places a Heavy Burden on Women Who Are Their Families’ Primary Wage Earners Paycheck Fairness Act Set To Receive Key Vote in Senate Tomorrow Washington, DC –…

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Reid: Paycheck Fairness Act Good For Women And Good For The Economy – So Republicans Oppose It

Republicans Poised To Send Message To Women That Their Work Is Less Valuable Because They Were Born Female Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Paycheck Fairness Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: When Congress passed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, women working…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 4, 2012

Convenes: 2:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized.  It is the Majority Leader’s intention to resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3220, the Paycheck Fairness Act. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of Timothy S. Hillman, of MA,…

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