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  • Latest Action: Jun 05, 2012 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.

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    • Senator John Cornyn, Texas (R) - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - June 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Latest votes, sponsored bills, breaking news and blog coverage, and user community for Senator John Cornyn, Texas (R) on OpenCongress. ... June 06, 2012 · S.3220 Paycheck Fairness Act. On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on June 10, 2012, "Latest votes, sponsored bills, breaking news and blog coverage, and user community for Senator John Cornyn, Texas (R) on OpenCongress. ... June 06, 2012 · S.3220 Paycheck Fairness Act. On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed (Motion to ..." (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/people/show/300027_John_Cornyn&sa=U&ei=ZTzWT5DvBomy2QXLyomCDw&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFF5DNRYCjWR4zOwJSPa3UPATZV5w)
    • Maine's U.S. Senators vote against Equal Pay Act - June 07, 2012 by Ramona Du Houx - Susan Collins of Maine joined all of their Republican colleagues and voted to block further action on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220 – Vote No. 115). The motion for “cloture” – which would end debate on the bill and send ...

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      As noted by Ramona Du Houx on June 07, 2012, "Susan Collins of Maine joined all of their Republican colleagues and voted to block further action on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220 – Vote No. 115). The motion for “cloture” – which would end debate on the bill and send ..." (/url?q=http://maineinsights.com/perma/maines-u-s-senators-vote-against-equal-pay-act&sa=U&ei=et3RT6XaI4fC2QX6w4WhDw&ved=0CDYQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNGNQ6KUXdP8BxgOnroF4I7f-KbJZA)
    • Maine's U.S. Senators vote against Equal Pay Act - June 07, 2012 by Ramona Du Houx - Susan Collins of Maine joined all of their Republican colleagues and voted to block further action on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220 – Vote No. 115). The motion for “cloture” – which would end debate on the bill and send ...

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      As noted by Ramona Du Houx on June 07, 2012, "Susan Collins of Maine joined all of their Republican colleagues and voted to block further action on the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3220 – Vote No. 115). The motion for “cloture” – which would end debate on the bill and send ..." (/url?q=http://maineinsights.com/perma/maines-u-s-senators-vote-against-equal-pay-act&sa=U&ei=YLrRT_fUOKPg2QW4_ryVDw&ved=0CDYQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNHOOx6M4LOjFvnFjSZCpsy-6fR6tg)

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    • Credit Suisse (Eur) Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc - July 30, 2012 by Bloomberg - Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 8011I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 30 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ...

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    • Can two people really do the same job equally? - June 27, 2012 by The State Journal - David Allen writes a column for The State Journal. He lives in Clarksburg. The Paycheck Fairness Act failed to advance in the U. S. Senate on June 5. Proponents of the act said that it would allow equal pay for men and women doing the same work. Opponents

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      As noted by The State Journal on June 27, 2012, "David Allen writes a column for The State Journal. He lives in Clarksburg. The Paycheck Fairness Act failed to advance in the U. S. Senate on June 5. Proponents of the act said that it would allow equal pay for men and women doing the same work. Opponents " (http://www.statejournal.com/story/18897497/can-two-people-really-do-the-same-job-equally)
    • How Our State's Members Of Congress Voted Last Week - June 11, 2012 by Columbian - A yes vote backed the amendment. FEMALE-MALE PAY EQUITY: Voting 52 for and 47 against, the Senate on June 5 failed to reach 60 votes for ending GOP blockage of a bill (S 3220) giving women more legal tools for gaining pay equity with male co-workers.

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      As noted by Columbian on June 11, 2012, "A yes vote backed the amendment. FEMALE-MALE PAY EQUITY: Voting 52 for and 47 against, the Senate on June 5 failed to reach 60 votes for ending GOP blockage of a bill (S 3220) giving women more legal tools for gaining pay equity with male co-workers." (http://www.columbian.com/weblogs/political-beat/2012/jun/11/how-our-states-members-of-congress-voted-last-week/)
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