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Rep. Sewell Introduces Bill to Improve Access to Care for Medicare, Medicaid Beneficiaries
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Rep. Terri A. Sewell, D-Ala., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7755) to "amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve access to care for all Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries through models tested under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation."

The bill was introduced on May 12 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, Dwight Evans, D-Pa., Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., Thomas R. Suozzi, D-N.Y., and Marilyn Strickland, D-Wash. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees.

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Rep. Schakowsky Introduces Bill to Make Price Gouging Unlawful
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7736) to "make price gouging unlawful, to expand the ability of the Federal Trade Commission to seek permanent injunctions and equitable relief."

The bill was introduced on May 12 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., Val Butler Demings, D-Fla., Katie Porter, D-Calif., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., and Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y.

The legislation was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Financial Services committees.

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Rep. Murphy Introduces Bill to Establish Prostate Cancer Coordinating Committee
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Rep. Gregory F. Murphy, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7750) to "amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a Prostate Cancer Coordinating Committee."

The bill was introduced on May 12 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information, Rep. Gregory F. Murphy, 313 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3415; or in district offices at 1105 Corporate Drive, Ste. C, Greenville, NC 27858; 252/931-1003; 234 N.W. Corridor Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28540; 910/937-6929. ... Show Full Article

Rep. Jacobs Introduces Bill on International Criminal Court Investigation on Situation in Ukraine
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Rep. Sara Jacobs, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7745) to "support and allow funding for the investigation of the International Criminal Court with respect to the Situation in Ukraine."

The bill was introduced on May 12 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Victoria Spartz, R-Ind. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

For more information, Rep. Sara Jacobs, 1232 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2040; or in district office at 2700 Adams Ave., Ste. 101-102, San Diego, CA 92116; 619/280-5353.

Rep. Cleaver Introduces Bill on Community Development Financial Institutions Bond Guarantee Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, May 14 -- Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7733) to "amend the Community Development Banking and Financial Institutions Act of 1994 to reauthorize and improve the community development financial institutions bond guarantee program."

The bill was introduced on May 12. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, 2335 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4535; or in district offices at 1923 Main St., Higginsville, MO 64037; 660/584-7373; 411 West Maple Ave., Ste. F, Independence, ... Show Full Article