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Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill to Establish Community Reentry Grant Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 3312) to establish a crisis stabilization and community reentry grant program.

The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

For more information, Sen. John Cornyn, 517 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2934; or in the state at 222 E. Van Buren, Ste. 404, Harlingen, TX 78550; 956/423-0162; Wells Fargo Center, 1500 Broadway, Ste. 1230, Lubbock, TX 79401; 806/472-7533; Chase Tower, 221 W. 6th St., ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cassidy Introduces Bill to Provide for Public Health Emergency Fund
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., has introduced legislation (S. 3309) to provide for a Public Health Emergency Fund.

The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Angus S. King Jr., I-Maine. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Bill Cassidy, 520 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5824; or in the state at 5555 Hilton Ave., Ste. 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70808; 225/929-7711; 1 ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cassidy Introduces Bill to Promote Transparency in Health Care Pricing
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., has introduced legislation (S. 3318) to promote transparency in health care pricing

The bill was introduced on Feb. 13. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Bill Cassidy, 520 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5824; or in the state at 5555 Hilton Ave., Ste. 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70808; 225/929-7711; 1 Lakeshore Drive, Ste. 1155, Lake Charles, LA 70629; 337/493-5398; 6425 Youree Drive, Ste. 415, Shreveport, LA 71105; 318/798-3215; 3421 N. Causeway Blvd., ... Show Full Article

Sen. Booker Introduces Bill to Establish Food, Nutrition Education in Schools
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 3293) to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act "to establish the Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Pilot Program."


The bill was introduced on Feb. 13 and was co-sponsored by Sen.
John Cornyn, R-Texas. It was referred to the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee.

For more information, Sen. Cory Booker, 717 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC, 20510; 202/224-3224; or in the state at One Gateway Center, 23rd fl., Newark, NJ 07102; 973/639-8700; One Port Center, 2 Riverside ... Show Full Article

Sen. Bennet Introduces Bill on Legal Assistance to Tenants at Risk of Eviction
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15 -- Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (S. 3305) to "establish a grant program to provide legal assistance to eligible tenants at risk of or subject to eviction."

The bill was introduced on Feb. 13. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Michael Bennet, 261 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5852; or in the state at Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Bldg., 1244 Speer Blvd., Denver, CO 80204; 303/455-7600; 609 Main St., Ste. 110, Alamosa, CO 81101; 719/587-0096; 1200 S. College ... Show Full Article