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“We actually reached a milestone here that I think is noteworthy for the Senate. We just passed our fifteenth roll call vote on an amendment, on this bill, which is more roll call votes on amendments than the entire United States Senate in all of 2014.”
Menendez Amdt. No. 72 As Modified; To ensure private property cannot be seized through condemnation or eminent domain for the private gain of a foreign-owned business entity.
Wyden Amdt. No. 27; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that products derived from tar sands are crude oil for purposes of the Federal excise tax on petroleum.
Fischer Amdt. No. 18, As Modified; To provide limits on the designation of new federally protected land.
Boxer Amdt. No. 113; To express the sense of Congress regarding federally protected land.
Toomey Amdt. No. 41; To continue cleaning up fields and streams while protecting neighborhoods, generating affordable energy, and creating jobs.
Durbin Amdt. No. 69; To ensure that the storage and transportation of petroleum coke is regulated in a manner that ensures the protection of public and ecological health.
originally posted by: ArnoldNonymous
Does everyone see this as a good thing or something that is useless and doesn't change anything?
Senator McConnell’s rush to vote on amendments without providing time to read or debate them could have something to do with this Koch retreat tomorrow, which a number of Republican senators are reportedly attending…
The Keystone bill’s backers initially eyed an end to pipeline votes this week. But legislation once viewed as an easy layup for the new GOP Senate is now starting to become mired in partisan resistance from as the Democratic minority digs in its heels on McConnell’s vow for freewheeling debate.
originally posted by: Flatfish
a reply to: ArnoldNonymous
It's not the quantity but rather the quality that counts.