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Rep. Garamendi Introduces Bill to Amend Water Infrastructure Finance & Innovation Act of 2014
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8217) to amend the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 "with respect to the final maturity date of certain loans."

The bill was introduced on Sept. 11 and was co-sponsored by Reps. TJ Cox, D-Calif., Jim Costa, D-Calif., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., Josh Harder, D-Calif., and Dan Newhouse, R-Wash. It was jointly referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Energy and Commerce committees.

For more information, Rep. John Garamendi, 2368 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, ... Show Full Article

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Bill on Temporary Financing of Short-Time Compensation Programs
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8213) to "provide for temporary financing of short-time compensation programs."

The bill was introduced on Sept. 11 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee.

For more information, Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, 2413 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3661; or in district office at 59 Elm St., New Haven, CT 06510; 203/562-3718.

Rep. Cicilline Introduces Bill to Clarify Scope of Uniformed Services Members Procedural Rights
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8207) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights."

The bill was introduced on Sept. 11 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Takano, D-Calif., Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., Jared Golden, D-Maine, Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., Joe Wilson, R-S.C., and Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga.

The legislation was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

For more information, Rep. David ... Show Full Article

Rep. Castor Introduces Bill to Expand Applicable Public Health Data Systems Used By CDC
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8205) to amend the Public Health Service Act "to expand, enhance, and improve applicable public health data systems used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."

The bill was introduced on Sept. 11 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., and Debra Haaland, D-N.M. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources, and Oversight and Reform committees.

For more information, Rep. Kathy Castor, 2052 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3376; or in ... Show Full Article

Rep. Bishop Introduces Bill to Enhance Office of Credit Risk Management
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- Rep. Dan Bishop, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 8199) to amend the Small Business Act "to enhance the Office of Credit Risk Management, to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to issue rules relating to environmental obligations of certified development companies."

The bill was introduced on Sept. 11 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn. It was referred to the House Small Business Committee.

For more information, Rep. Dan Bishop, 132 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-1976; or in district office at ... Show Full Article