Senate Democrats

Now Voting on cloture on mtp to S.2199 Equal Pay bill

At 11:01am, the Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2199, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.…

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Roll Call Vote at 11:00am on the motion to invoke cloture on the mtp to S.2199

At 11:00am today, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2199, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2199, the Equal Pay bill with the time until 11:00am equally divided and controlled between the two Leaders or their designees. At 11:00am, there will be a roll call…

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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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Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014

Wrap Up for Monday, April 7, 2014 Roll Call Vote 1)     Passage of H.R.3979, the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014, as amended: Passed: 59-38   Additional Legislative items Discharged the Judiciary committee and passed S.2195, to deny admission to the US to any representative to the UN who has engaged in espionage activities…

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