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Day March 24, 2009

Senate Floor Wrap Up For Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Confirmed the nomination of Gary Locke, to be Secretary of Commerce. Adopted S.Con.Res.12, a concurrent resolution recognizing and honoring the signing by President Abraham Lincoln of the legislation authorizing the establishment of collegiate programs at Gallaudet University. Adopted S.Res.83, a resolution designating March 25, 2009 as National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. Discharged Foreign Relations/Adopted S.Res.37,(with…


American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Implementation and Accountability Resources

 On February 13, 2009, by a supermajority vote of 60, the Senatesent the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the Obama Administration for signature into law. This urgently-needed legislation requested by President Obama will create and protect 3.5 million jobs for American workers and begin to put the nation’s economy back on track.…


Senate Floor Schedule For Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Morning business for up to 1 hour with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each with the Republicans controlling the first half and the Majority controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.1388, a bill to reauthorize and reform the national…