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Day April 8, 2014

Senate Floor Wrap Up for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Roll Call Vote 1)     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #556 Neil Gregory Kornze, of Nevada, to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management; Confirmed: 71-28   Legislative items Adopted S.Res.361, a resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression in the People’s Republic of China and urging the Government of the People’s…

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Cloture filed on Freidland & Weil nominations; Selva nomination confirmed; agreements on McSweeny & Felton nominations

This evening, cloture was filed on the following nominations in the following order: -          Executive Calendar #574, the nomination of Michelle T. Freidland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit and -          Executive Calendar #613, the nomination of David Weil, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Kornze nomination (Director BLM)

4:32pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #556 Neil Gregory Kornze, of Nevada, to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management.

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Up to 2 roll call votes at 4:30pm — confirmation of Kornze and Klotz nominations

At 4:30pm today, the Senate will proceed to a series of up to 2 roll call votes on confirmation of the following nominations:   Executive Calendar #556 Neil Gregory Kornze, of Nevada, to be Director of the Bureau of Land Management; and Executive Calendar #502 Frank G. Klotz, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for…

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Republican requests re: to consider unlimited amendments to Equal Pay for Equal Work legislation

McConnell UC request: Senator McConnell asked unanimous consent that if cloture is invoked on the motion to proceed to S.2199, all post-cloture time be yielded back and the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill, and that it be in order for Senator McConnell to offer amendment #2962 (flex time), and then for the…

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Schedule for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 12:30pm with the time equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. The Senate recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. The Majority…

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