On Tuesday, December 17th, the Senate voted 67-33 to clear a key procedural hurdle for the bipartisan Senate bill. A final vote is expected on Wednesday afternoon.
The Office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is launching a redesigned website (at reid.senate.gov) featuring a sleek new look with more transparency tools and better accessibility. The redesign process was governed by three key principles: 1) More dynamic, shareable, real-time content on the homepage; 2) Simplified, cleaner navigation for citizens to find the content they’re looking for; 3) User-friendly customized WordPress content management system to allow staff to easily post content. The site will feature a first-of-its-kind VoteTracker, allowing citizens to monitor Senator Reid’s legislative agenda and his most recent votes. The redesigned site includes the most robust Spanish-language website on the Hill (at reid.senate.gov/espanol). FEATURES: VoteTracker: Get a snapshot of the latest votes in the Senate, see how… Read more »
The Senate may soon take up a bill to increase the minimum wage to $10 per hour, which would boost the economy and create jobs in every state.