January 22, 2008 - Issue: Vol. 154, No. 9 — Daily Edition110th Congress (2007 - 2008) - 2nd Session
COMMENDING MARTIN P. PAONE; Congressional Record Vol. 154, No. 9
(Senate - January 22, 2008)
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[Page S155] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] COMMENDING MARTIN P. PAONE Mr. CASEY. Mr. President, I have a resolution at the desk, and I ask for its immediate consideration. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the resolution by title. The legislative clerk read as follows: A resolution (S. Res. 420) commending Martin P. Paone. There being no objection, the Senate proceeded to consider the resolution. Mr. CASEY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the resolution and preamble be agreed to, en bloc, and that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The resolution (S. Res. 420) was agreed to. The premble was agreed to. The resolution, with its preamble, reads as follows: Senate Resolution 420 Whereas Marty Paone has faithfully served the Congress in various capacities over the past 32 years, twenty-eight of which were spent in service to the Senate; Whereas Marty Paone is the first person to rise through the ranks of various positions--including Vehicular Placement Specialist--to finally serve with distinction as Secretary for the Minority, and concluding his Senate service as Secretary for the Majority; Whereas Marty Paone has at all times discharged the important duties and responsibilities of his office with great efficiency, dedication and diligence; Whereas his dedication, good humor, and exceptional service have earned him the respect and admiration of Democratic and Republican Senators, as well as their staffs; Now therefore be it Resolved, That the Senate expresses its appreciation to Marty Paone and commends him for his lengthy, faithful and outstanding service to the Senate. The Secretary of the Senate shall transmit a copy of this resolution to Martin P. Paone. ____________________