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Sen. Coons Introduces Bill on Pilot Programs in Connection With Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Units
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced legislation (S. 3953) to "require pilot programs in connection with Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps units at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and minority institutions."

The bill was introduced on June 11 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Thomas R. Carper, D-Del. It was referred to the Senate Armed Services Committee.

For more information, Sen. Christopher Coons, 218 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5042; or in state at 500 W. Loockerman ... Show Full Article

Sen. Booker Introduces Bill on Removal of Statues in U.S. Capitol
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 3957) to "remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the Capitol of the U.S."

The bill was introduced on June 12 and has 17 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Kamala D. Harris, D-Calif., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Amy Klobuchar, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Amend Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 3943) to amend the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 "to establish an online service platform for volunteers in the National Senior Service Corps."

The bill was introduced on June 11 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, 425 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3244; or in state at 1200 Washington Ave. S., Ste. 250, Minneapolis, MN 55415; 612/727-5220; ... Show Full Article

Sen. Kaine Introduces Bill on Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 13 -- Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., has introduced legislation (S. 3947) to amend the provisions relating to the higher education emergency relief fund "to clarify the flexibility provided to institutions and for students under the fund."

The bill was introduced on June 11. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Tim Kaine, 231 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4024; or in state at 919 E. Main St., Ste. 970, Richmond, VA 23219; 804/771-2221; 9408 Grant Ave., Ste. 202, Manassas, VA 20110; ... Show Full Article