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Rep. Luetkemeyer Introduces Bill to Address Water Resource Problems in Upper Mississippi River Basin
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5288) to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 "to direct the Secretary of the Army to develop a plan to address water resource problems in the Upper Mississippi River Basin."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 3. It was referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

For more information, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, 2230 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2956; or in the district offices at 2117 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109; 573/635-7232; 113 E. ... Show Full Article

Rep. Krishnamoorthi Introduces Bill to Establish Anti-Bullying Task Forces
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5286) to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 "to establish a grant program that will support efforts at the State level to establish anti-bullying task forces to study, address, and reduce bullying in elementary and secondary schools."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 3. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee.

For more information, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, 115 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3711; or in the district office at 1701 E. Woodfield ... Show Full Article

Rep. Horn Introduces Bill to Establish Native American Outreach Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5280) to "establish the Native American Outreach Program of the Small Business Administration."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 3 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. It was referred to the House Small Business Committee.

For more information, Rep. Kendra Horn, 415 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2132; or in the district office at 400 N. Walker, Ste. 210, Oklahoma City, OK 73102; 405/602-3074.

Rep. Carter Introduces Bill to Improve Transparency in Medicaid Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5281) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to improve transparency and prevent the use of abusive spread pricing and related practices in the Medicaid program."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 3 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information, Rep. Buddy Carter, 2432 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5831; or in the district offices at 1510 Newcastle St., Ste. 200, Brunswick, GA 31520; 912/265-9010; ... Show Full Article

Rep. Bergman Introduces Bill on All-Volunteer Educational Assistance Program of VA
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 -- Rep. Jack Bergman, R-Mich., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5278) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to extend the period under which an election must be made for entitlement to educational assistance under the All-Volunteer Educational Assistance Program of Department of Veterans Affairs, to phase out the use of such program."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 3 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y. It was jointly referred to the House Veterans' Affairs and Budget committees.

For more information, Rep. Jack Bergman, 414 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, ... Show Full Article