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Rep. Brown Introduces Bill on Funding for Safety Projects
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 386) to amend title 23, U.S. Code, "with respect to funding for certain safety projects."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 21 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Dina Titus, D-Nev., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Andre Carson, D-Ind., and Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.

The legislation was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

For more information, Rep. Anthony G. Brown, 1323 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Bill on Bikeshare Projects
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (H.R. 382) to amend titles 23 and 49, U.S. Code, with respect to bikeshare projects."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 21 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

For more information, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, 1111 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051; 202/225-4811; or in district office at 911 N.E. 11th Ave., Ste. 200, Portland, OR 97232; 503/231-2300.

Rep. Barragan Introduces Bill to Carry Out Social Determinants of Health Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Rep. Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 379) to "authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out a Social Determinants of Health Program."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 21 and has 30 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Ted Deutch, D-Fla., Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., Brian Higgins, D-N.Y., Raul M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., Lucille ... Show Full Article

Rep. Arrington Introduces Bill to Increase Penalties for Assaulting Officers, Employees
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 377) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to increase certain penalties for assaulting, resisting, or impeding certain officers or employees."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 21 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Brian Babin, R-Texas, Ron Estes, R-Kan., and Jim Banks, R-Ind. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

For more information, Rep. Jodey C. Arrington, 1107 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4005; or in district offices at 500 Chestnut St., Ste. 819, Abilene, TX 79602; ... Show Full Article

Del. Holmes-Norton Introduces Bill to Amend District of Columbia Home Rule Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 411) to amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act "to eliminate Congressional review of newly-passed District laws."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 21. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform and Rules committees.

For more information, Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, 2136 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8050; or in district offices at 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Ste. M-1000, Washington, DC 20004; 202/408-9041; 2235 Shannon Place S.E., Ste. 2032-A, Washington, ... Show Full Article