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Rep. Stefanik Introduces Bill on U.S. Flags
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8290) to "require certain flags of the U.S. to be made in the U.S."

The bill was introduced on July 5. It was jointly referred to the House Judiciary and Energy and Commerce committees.

For more information, Rep. Elise Stefanik, 2211 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4611; or in district offices at 5 Warren St., Ste. 4, Glens Falls, NY 12801; 518/743-0964; 137 Margaret St., Ste. 100; Plattsburgh, NY 12901; 518/561-2324; 88 Public Square, Ste. A, Watertown, NY 13601; 315/782-3150.

Rep. Carbajal Introduces Bill on Cut Flowers Displayed in Federal Buildings
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- Rep. Salud O. Carbajal, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8284) to "require cut flowers and cut greens displayed in certain Federal buildings to be produced in the U.S."

The bill was introduced on July 5 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Wash., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform; Foreign Affairs; and Armed Services committees.

For more information, Rep. Salud O. Carbajal, 2331 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3601; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Dingell Introduces Bill to Support R&D to Develop Innovative Vehicle Technologies
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8285) to "support research, development, and other activities to develop innovative vehicle technologies."

The bill was introduced on July 5 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich. It was jointly referred to the House Science, Space, and Technology and Energy and Commerce committees.

For more information, Rep. Debbie Dingell, 116 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4071; or in district offices at 19855 W. Outer Drive, Ste. 103-E, Dearborn, MI 48124; 313/278-2936; 301 W. Michigan ... Show Full Article

Rep. Pappas Introduces Bill on VA Life Insurance Programs
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 5 -- Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8260) to "amend title 38, U.S. Code, to shorten the timeframe for designation of benefits under Department of Veterans Affairs life insurance programs, to improve the treatment of undisbursed life insurance benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs."

The bill was introduced on July 1 and has 29 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Al Lawson, D-Fla., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., Marie Newman, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Cleaver Introduces Bill to Improve Processing of Samples of Sexual Assault Evidence
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 5 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8264) to "improve the processing of samples of sexual assault evidence."

The bill was introduced on July 1 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Troy Carter, D-La., Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., Jim Costa, D-Calif., Sharice Davids, D-Kan., Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., Rick Larsen, D-Wash., ... Show Full Article

Rep. Schiff Introduces Bill to Require Publication of Data Sets Regarding Firearm Trace Data
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 5 -- Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8271) to "require the publication of data sets regarding firearm trace data."

The bill was introduced on July 1 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., Andre Carson, D-Ind., Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Dwight Evans, D-Pa., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Jim Langevin, D-R.I., Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., Katie Porter, D-Calif., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., Dina Titus, D-Nev., Nydia M. Velazquez, ... Show Full Article