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Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Bill to Provide Funding to Respond to Coronavirus
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (S. 34) to "provide funding for cities, counties, and other units of general local government to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22. It was referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee.

For more information, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, 478 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4451; or in state at Leo W. O'Brien Federal Bldg., 11-A Clinton Ave., Ste. 821, Albany, NY 12207; 518/431-0120; Larkin At Exchange, 726 Exchange St., Ste. 511, Buffalo, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Protect Personal Health Data
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 24) to "protect the personal health data of all Americans."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska. 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; Olcott Plaza, 820 9th St. N., Ste. 105, Virginia, MN 55792; 218/741-9690; 121 4th St. ... Show Full Article

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Designate Jim Ramstad Post Office
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 18) to "designate the facility of the U.S. Postal Service located at 229 Minnetonka Avenue South in Wayzata, Minnesota, as the Jim Ramstad Post Office."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., and John Hoeven, R-N.D. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs 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. ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Identify, Combat Corruption in Countries
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 14) to "identify and combat corruption in countries, to establish a tiered system of countries with respect to levels of corruption by their governments and their efforts to combat such corruption, and to evaluate foreign persons engaged in grand corruption for inclusion as specially designated nationals under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind. It was referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Bill on Establishment of Health Force to Respond to Health Emergencies
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has introduced legislation (S. 32) to "provide for the establishment of a standing Health Force and a Resilience Force to respond to public health emergencies and meet public health needs."

The bill was introduced on Jan. 22 and has 11 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Jack Reed, D-R.I.

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