Wednesday: Senate to vote on highway beautification

After that, the Senate will continue work on the spending bill for the remainder of the day, and is hoping to finish work on the bill this week. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) lists the following amendments as "pending" to the spending bill, H.R. 2112, although votes have not yet been scheduled:

Webb amendment to establish the National Criminal Justice Commission,

Kohl amendment to require a report on plans to implement reductions to certain salaries and expenses accounts,

Murray amendment to strike a section providing for certain exemptions from environmental requirements for the reconstruction of highway facilities damaged by natural disasters or emergencies,

McCain amendment to prohibit the use of appropriated funds to construct, fund, install, or operate certain ethanol blender pumps and ethanol storage facilities,

Landrieu amendment to prohibit the approval of certain farmer program loans,

Vitter amendment to prohibit the Food and Drug Administration from preventing an individual not in the business of importing a prescription drug from importing FDA-approved prescription drug from Canada,

Sanders amendment to provide amounts to support innovative, utility-administered energy efficiency programs for small businesses,

Coburn amendment to prohibit the use of funds to provide direct payments to persons or legal entities with an average adjusted gross income in excess of $1,000,000,

Coburn amendment to end payments to slumlords who are endangering the lives of children and needy families.

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