Thursday, March 10, 2011

The Seventeenth Summary 03-10-2011 PM

Key Members of US Senate Urge Faster Action On Trade Deals
Voice of America
Key Republicans and Democrats in the US Senate jointly scolded the top Obama administration trade official Wednesday for not moving faster to get approval of some long-stalled trade agreements. Trade supporters want deals sent to Congress ...

US Senate kills competing spending cut bills
The US Senate defeated a pair of spending-cut bills on Wednesday -- a Republican plan for nearly $60 billion in reductions and a far smaller Democratic alternative -- increasing pressure on both sides to ...

US Senate overwhelmingly passes historic America Invents Act
The Pharma Letter
The US Senate on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly - by a vote of 95 to five - to approve legislation to make the first reforms to the nation's patent system in nearly six decades. The America Invents Act (S 23) is the product of nearly six years of debate ...

Honeywell Board of Directors Nominates Former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg to Stand ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Board of Directors has nominated former US Senator... from New Hampshire Judd Gregg, 64, to stand for election as a Director at the company's 2011 Annual

Bingaman And Udall Introduce "Katie's Law" In the US Senate
KRWG 90.7
The Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2011, cosponsored in the Senate by Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), incentivizes states to expand efforts to collect DNA from individuals arrested or charged with ...

Energy provisions again help derail US government spending plan
The US Senate voted down two so-called "continuing resolutions" that would have kept the US Department of Energy and other federal agencies operating until September 30, the last day of fiscal 2011. The government is currently operating on a short-term ...

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