Update, April 21, 2009: President Obama signs the Serve America Act into law. To take effect October 1, 2009.
In the Senate today, discussion got underway on the Serve America Act.
60 Senators are usually needed to vote “cloture” to allow discussion on a bill. According to Alan Khazei of Be The Change, Inc., and Service Nation, 74 Senators voted cloture, “an extremely strong bi-partisan vote, with 22 Republicans joining 50 Democrats and 2 Independents voting in favor.”
To find out if your Senators voted to allow the Serve America bill to proceed, check out this list of “Yea” voters:
Senators who voted to filibuster are listed below:
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