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Rep. Kim Introduces Bill to Establish Procedures Regarding Approval of Opioid Drugs by FDA
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Andrew Kim, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5632) to "establish procedures regarding the approval of opioid drugs by the Food and Drug Administration."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 16. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information, Rep. Andrew Kim, 1516 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4765; or in the district office at 535 E. Main St., Marlton, NJ 08053; 856/703-2700; 33 Washington St., P.O. Box 728, Toms River, NJ 08754; 732/504-0490; 429 John F. Kennedy Way, P.O. Box 9, Willingboro, NJ ... Show Full Article

Rep. Curtis Introduces Bill to Amend Agricultural Credit Act of 1978
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. John R. Curtis, R-Utah, has introduced legislation (H.R. 5627) to amend the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 "with respect to pre-agreement costs of emergency watershed protection measures."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 16 and was co-sponsored by Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif. It was referred to the House Agriculture Committee.

For more information, Rep. John R. Curtis, 125 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-7751; or in the district office at 3549 N. University Ave., Ste. 275, Provo, UT 84604; 801/922-5400.

Rep. Budd, Introduces Bill to Provide Classes on Financial Literacy to Students
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5629) to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 "to provide classes on financial literacy to elementary and secondary students."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 16 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Dan Bishop, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Education and Labor Committee.

For more information, Rep. Ted Budd, 118 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4531; or in the district offices at 1208 Eastchester Drive, Ste. 203, High Point, NC 27265; 336/858-5013; 128 Peachtree Lane, Ste. ... Show Full Article

Rep. Biggs Introduces Bill to Amend Endangered Species Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation (H.R. 5638) to amend the Endangered Species Act "to prevent a species that is not native to the United States from being listed as an endangered species or a threatened species, to prohibit certain types of financial assistance."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 16 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Dan Newhouse, R-Wash., Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and Greg Gianforte, R-Mont. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Rep. Andy Biggs, 1318 Longworth House ... Show Full Article

Del. Holmes-Norton Introduces Bill to Provide Additional Funds to Americorps
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 -- Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C. has introduced legislation (H.R. 5618) to "make supplemental appropriations to provide additional funds to Americorps for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 15. It was referred to the House Appropriations Committee.

For more information, Del. Eleanor Holmes-Norton, 2136 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-8050; or in the 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, DC 20020; ... Show Full Article