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Rep. Torres Introduces Bill to Investigate National Rifle Association
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6630) to "investigate whether the National Rifle Association benefitted from Russia's involvement in the United States presidential election of 2016."

The bill was introduced on July 26 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., Grace F. Napolitano, D-Calif., Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., and James McGovern, D-Mass. It was referred to the House Intelligence Permanent Select Committee.

For more information, Rep. Norma Torres, 1713 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, ... Show Full Article

Rep. Himes Introduces Resolution on Transparency Cybersecurity Risks Oversight
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., has introduced a resolution (H.R. 6638) to "promote transparency in the oversight of cybersecurity risks at publicly traded companies."

The resolution was introduced on July 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Thomas J. Rooney, R-Fla., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., and Denny Heck, D-Wash. It was referred to the House Financial Services Committee.

For more information, Rep. Jim Himes, 1227 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5541; or in the district offices at 211 State St., 2nd fl., Bridgeport, CT 06604; 203/333-6600; 888 Washington ... Show Full Article

Rep. Gallego Introduces Resolution to Celebrate Freedom of The Press
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., has introduced a concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 133) celebrating freedom of the press.

The resolution was introduced on July 27. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee.

The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-concurrent-resolution/133/text.

For more information, Rep. Ruben Gallego, 1218 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4065; or in the district office at 411 N. Central Ave., Ste. 150, Phoenix, AZ 85004; 602/256-0551.

Rep. Frankel Introduces Resolution to Recognize NATO Contributions to U.S.
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1036) "recognizing that contributions of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are vital to United States national security."

The resolution was introduced on July 26 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y., and Susan A. Davis, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-resolution/1036/text.

For more information, Rep. Lois Frankel, 1037 Longworth ... Show Full Article

Rep. Biggs Introduces Resolution on Medical Care for Women
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 30 -- Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1033) "recognizing the importance of access to comprehensive, high-quality, life-affirming medical care for women of all ages."

The resolution was introduced on July 26. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

The full text of the resolution is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-resolution/1033/text.

For more information, Rep. Andy Biggs, 1626 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2635; or in the district office at Superstition Plaza, ... Show Full Article