U.S. Senate http://apr.org en Ga. Avoids Limit On Reservoir Use Sought By Ala. In Senate Bill http://apr.org/post/ga-avoids-limit-reservoir-use-sought-ala-senate-bill <P>A water plan passed by the U.S. Senate will not limit Georgia's water use from two federal reservoirs, a restriction sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.</P> <P>The Senate voted 83-14 on Wednesday to approve legislation authorizing a number of water projects nationally.</P> <P>A long-running water dispute in the Southeast provoked a political clash over the bill.</P> <P>Alabama Sen. Wed, 15 May 2013 22:01:49 +0000 The Associated Press 30465 at http://apr.org Ga. Avoids Limit On Reservoir Use Sought By Ala. In Senate Bill Senate Plans Two Symbolic Votes On Taxes That Won't Change Anything http://apr.org/post/senate-plans-two-symbolic-votes-taxes-wont-change-anything "Senate leaders have reversed course and decided to stage showdown votes later today on rival Democratic and Republican plans for extending broad tax cuts next year that will otherwise expire in January," <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=157337909" target="_blank">The Associated Press writes</a>.<p>So, Democrats will get the chance to cast "yea" votes on their plan to extend the so-called Bush tax cuts only for those earning less than $250,000 a year. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:33:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 15143 at http://apr.org