Senate Democrats

June 2012
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
« May   Jul »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Day June 29, 2012

Reid Statement On The Confirmation Of Allison Macfarlane As NRC Chair

  Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate confirmed Allison Macfarlane as chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission: “I am pleased that the Senate quickly confirmed Dr. Allison Macfarlane as the next chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Her experience and focus on the safety and security of all Americans…

More

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Friday, June 29, 2012

ROLL CALL VOTES 1)      Motion to waive Rule 28 (availability) with respect to the conference report to accompany H.R.4348 (60-vote threshold); Waived: 72-22 2)      Motion to waive Rule 28 (scope of conference) with respect to the conference report to accompany H.R.4348 (60-vote threshold); Waived: 66-28 3)      Motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to…

More

Reid Statement On Student Loans And Transportation Bill Compromise

  Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after the Senate and House approved a bipartisan bill that reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program, prevents college student loan interest rates from doubling and creates or saves nearly three million jobs. The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 74-19.…

More

Motion to proceed to S.2237, Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act, is pending.

The motion to proceed to S.2237, Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act, is pending.

More

Roll Call Vote on adoption of Surface Transportation/Flood Insurance/Student Loans/ conference report

1:54pm The Senate began a roll call vote on adoption of the conference report to accompany H.R.4348, Surface Transportation/Flood Insurance/Student Loans; Adopted: 74-19, 1 voting present

More

Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to waive Budget Act re: conference report to accompany H.R.4345

1:38pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Reid motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to the conference report to accompany H.R.4345, Surface Transportation (63-30, 1 voting present)

More

Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to waive all Rule 28 (scope of conference) points of order.

1:22pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Reid motion to waive all Rule 28 (scope of conference) points of order; Waived: 66-28

More

Roll Call Vote on Reid motion to waive Rule 28, paragraph 9 (availability)

12:53pm The Senate began a roll call vote on Reid motion to waive McConnell for Paul points of order that the conference report to accompany H.R.4348 (Surface Transportation/Floor Insurance/Student Loans) violates Rule 28, paragraph 9 (48 hour availability); Waived: 72-20

More

Agreement on Surface Transportation/Flood Insurance/Student Loan conference report

The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the conference report to accompany H.R.4348 (Transportation/Flood Insurance/Student Loan Interest Rate package) notwithstanding lack of receipt of the papers. As a result of this agreement, senators should expect a series of up to 4 roll call votes beginning at ­­­­12:55pm today.     Under the agreement the…

More

Reid: Supreme Court’s Decision A True Victory For The American People

Congress Can’t Afford To Waste Time Refighting Old Battles And Should Renew Focus On Creating Jobs   Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act and Congress’ plan to refocus on creating jobs for the American people. Below are his…

More