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Day July 9, 2012

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, July 9, 2012

No ROLL CALL VOTES   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Passed S.1379, the D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service Act of 2011 with committee-reported amendment by voice vote. Began the Rule 14 process of S.3364, the Bring Jobs Home Act. (Stabenow and others) Completed Rule 14 process of H.R.4018, Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2012.  (Democratic…


Reid Statement On President Obama’s Call To Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid issued the following statement after President Obama called for the extension of tax cuts for middle class Americans. “I agree with President Obama that we should extend tax cuts for all American families up to the first $250,000 of income immediately. This will protect middle-class families and allow us…


Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, July 9, 2012

Convenes: 2:00pm Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. As previously announced, there will be no roll call votes on Monday, July 9th.  The next roll call vote will be at noon on Tuesday, July 9th. At 11:30am on Tuesday, July 10th, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider…