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Thursday, June 30, 2011 The Senate has abandoned plans for a July 4 break and instead will work next week as lawmakers race the clock in an attempt to strike a compromise on avoiding a government default and reducing mammoth federal deficits. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, April 27, 2011The Texas Senate yesterday passed SB 518, this session's big middle school bill by GOP State Sen. Florence Shapiro. The bill would require that teachers in grades seven and above be certified in math, science, social studies or English language arts, if they want to teach those core subjects in middle school. READ MORE >>
Thursday, April 21, 2011 A Texas Senate committee on Wednesday approved the use of $3 billion from the state's Rainy Day Fund to help bring into balance the $176 billion state budget proposal for the next two years. In all funds, the Senate plan would still make about $11 billion in cuts, compared to the current budget. READ MORE >>
Friday, February 18, 2011The U.S. Senate aims to begin consideration next month of a bipartisan bill to revamp the U.S. patent system and reduce the likelihood of what critics see as excessive damage awards, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday. Reid said he plans to bring the bill to the Senate floor after lawmakers return from a week-long recess set to start on Friday. READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 3, 2011 President Barack Obama’s fellow Democrats in the U.S. Senate blocked a Republican bid Wednesday to repeal his healthcare overhaul, likely leaving the fate of the year-old law up to the federal courts. READ MORE >>
Friday, December 17, 2010 A deal that President Barack Obama struck with Republicans to extend expiring tax cuts for nearly every working American and spur job growth sailed through the U.S. Senate Wednesday. The Senate passed the legislation in a 81 to 19 vote. READ MORE >>