Senate Not Expected to Finish Small Business Bill Before Recess

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The Senate will not have the time to finish its small business bill ahead of the Independence Day recess, aides to Senate Majority Leader Reid say. A cloture vote on the motion to proceed to the bill (H.R. 5297) attracted 66 votes, signaling the bill has enough bipartisan support to pass, but senators say several amendments remain to be considered on the legislation before a final vote can be held.