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Harry Reid's Staff Compiles List of Unfinished Business

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Thursday, July 12, 2012, to discuss the Senate's upcoming vote on the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

November 5, 2012
Whatever happens Tuesday, Congress will return to a long lame duck agenda. In addition to big-ticket questions like averting sequestration and addressing expiring tax cuts, there are plenty of low-profile items. 
Below is a list of unfinished legislative items created by staff in the office of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. The length of the list ensures many items will not be completed in this Congress.
 
  • Sportsmen's
 
  • Boxer-Menendez 
  • SAFER and FIRE Grants
 
  • Cybersecurity
 
  • Defense authorization
 
  • Russia trade
 
  • Judges
 
  • Farm bill
 
  • Disabilities treaty
 
  • Tax extenders
 
  • FISA reauthorization
 
  • VAWA conference
 
  • Congressional review
 
  • Credit union lending
 
  • Intel authorization
 
  • Water Resources Development
 
  • Rural housing
 
  • TAG program (FDIC insurance)
 
  • Children¹s Hospitals GME reauthorization
 
  • Tax treaties
 
  • A public lands package
 
  • The Law of the Sea treaty
 
  • Miscellaneous Tariff Bill
 
  • Carcieri Fix
  • Doc fix/health extenders
 
  • 2001/2003/2009 tax cuts
 
 
 
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