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S.782 Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 21, 2011 Cloture on the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 51. Record Vote Number: 94.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 21, 2011, with a roll call of 49 ayes, 51 nays, and 0 not voting.

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  • 60% of users support S.782

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Would reauthorize and expand the Economic Development Administration, which makes grants to economically-distressed communities to use for attracting new businesses to come to the area and encourage expansion of existing businesses that provide jobs. The EDA had been funded at $300 million per year, but this bill would up the funding level to $500 million per year.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Would reauthorize and expand the Economic Development Administration, which makes grants to economically-distressed communities to use for attracting new businesses to come to the area and encourage expansion of existing businesses that provide jobs. The EDA had been funded at $300 million per year, but this bill would up the funding level to $500 million per year.

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    • AFL-CIO

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    • American Public Works Association

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    • United States Conference of Mayors

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    • National Business Incubation Association

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    • Heritage Foundation

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    • FreedomWorks

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    • Club for Growth

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On June 07, 2011, by BPennett - SPEED TRUMPS PERFECTIONH!!!!! just get it DONE!!!!!!

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      As noted by BPennett, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 07, 2011, "SPEED TRUMPS PERFECTIONH!!!!! just get it DONE!!!!!!"
    • On June 10, 2011, by BPennett - It's trickle down economics that helping main street will trickle down to a few jobs.....it is just so half hearted.........it won't be until we're in crisis that these clowns will get it????

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      As noted by BPennett, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 10, 2011, "It's trickle down economics that helping main street will trickle down to a few jobs.....it is just so half hearted.........it won't be until we're in crisis that these clowns will get it????"
    • On June 09, 2011, by lonnienyssa - How does this bill help the unemployed? am i missing something?

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      As noted by lonnienyssa, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 09, 2011, "How does this bill help the unemployed? am i missing something?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Low price Regulation of Debit Interchange Fees – CRS Report ... - June 26, 2012 by loanhadrianrj - On June 8, 2011, S.Amdt. 392 (Senator Jon Tester) to S. 782 was considered, but not agreed to, in the Senate by a 54-45 vote. This amendment would also have delayed implementation of the Durbin Amendment and ...

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      As noted by loanhadrianrj on June 26, 2012, "On June 8, 2011, S.Amdt. 392 (Senator Jon Tester) to S. 782 was considered, but not agreed to, in the Senate by a 54-45 vote. This amendment would also have delayed implementation of the Durbin Amendment and ..." (/url?q=http://loanhadrianrj.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/low-price-regulation-of-debit-interchange-fees-crs-report/&sa=U&ei=nWXrT8eALKW42wWroICwAQ&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNG-CKRMK89QsvYgfHqaS5ZoA3KB0A)
    • S. 782 - GovTrack.us - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - Dec 16, 2009. S. 782 (111th). A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 26, 2012, "Dec 16, 2009. S. 782 (111th). A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s782&sa=U&ei=ga4WUOTuKOn20gGt94DYCQ&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFSqzJxIJlAcBBAw4R80PLeFR8Z1Q)
    • S. 782 - GovTrack.us - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - Dec 16, 2009. S. 782 (111th). A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 26, 2012, "Dec 16, 2009. S. 782 (111th). A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s782&sa=U&ei=VCETUI-LG5CI8QTjz4CIBQ&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHKqMPK1MPj0IGF2758ocfgi-fisA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Rain in Brazil to impact global food prices - July 10, 2012 by Worldnews.com - Several brief interim governments succeeded after Vargas's suicide. Juscelino Kubitscheck became president in 1956 and assumed a conciliatory posture towards the political opposition that allowed him to govern without major crises. The economy ...

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      As noted by Worldnews.com on July 10, 2012, "Several brief interim governments succeeded after Vargas's suicide. Juscelino Kubitscheck became president in 1956 and assumed a conciliatory posture towards the political opposition that allowed him to govern without major crises. The economy ..." (http://article.wn.com/view/2012/07/09/Rain_in_Brazil_to_impact_global_food_prices/)
    • Community events - June 07, 2012 by Haverhill Gazette - To help pay for the program, police will hold pizza night fundraisers June 7 and June 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Papa Gino's, 782 River St. The restaurant will donate up to 20 percent of sales to the program. There will be both dine-in and carry out options ..

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      As noted by Haverhill Gazette on June 07, 2012, "To help pay for the program, police will hold pizza night fundraisers June 7 and June 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Papa Gino's, 782 River St. The restaurant will donate up to 20 percent of sales to the program. There will be both dine-in and carry out options .." (http://www.hgazette.com/local/x318745904/Community-events)
    • Haverhill in a Minute - May 24, 2012 by Eagle-Tribune - To help pay for the program, police will hold pizza night fundraisers June 7 and June 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Papa Gino's, 782 River St. The restaurant will donate up to 20 percent of sales to the program. There will be both dine-in and carry out options ..

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      As noted by Eagle-Tribune on May 24, 2012, "To help pay for the program, police will hold pizza night fundraisers June 7 and June 14 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Papa Gino's, 782 River St. The restaurant will donate up to 20 percent of sales to the program. There will be both dine-in and carry out options .." (http://www.eagletribune.com/haverhill/x1968169556/Haverhill-in-a-Minute)
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