The Senate convened for a period of morning business. At about 10:30am, the Senate will resume work on S 1813, the surface transportation bill. *At 11:30am, the Senate will take the remaining roll call votes on amendments to the surface transportation bill, followed by final passage of the transportation bill. *After final passage, the Senate will return to morning business until 2pm. *At 2pm, the Senate will turn to Executive Session and conduct up to 30 minutes of debate on the nomination of Gina Groh to be a US District Court Judge for West Virginia. *Following debate, the Senate will begin a series of cloture votes on as many as 17 district court nominations, beginning with the Groh nomination.