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Sen. Duckworth Introduces Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., introduced the "Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act" on Jan. 24, 2023.

S. 38. A bill to amend the Small Business Act to codify the Boots to Business Program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

The bill is cosponsored by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Act of 2023".

SEC. 2. Boots to Business Program.

Sen. Carper Introduces Washington, D.C. Admission Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., introduced the "Washington, D.C. Admission Act" on Jan. 24, 2023.

S. 51. A bill to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union; to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

The bill is cosponsored by Sens. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., Christopher Coons, D-Del., Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., Tammy Duckworth, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cardin Introduces Restaurant Revitalization Tax Credit Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., introduced the "Restaurant Revitalization Tax Credit Act" on Jan. 24, 2023.

The bill is cosponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.

S. 28. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a partially refundable credit against payroll taxes for certain restaurants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic; to the Committee on Finance.

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SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the "Restaurant Revitalization Tax Credit Act".

SEC. 2. Restaurant revitalization credit.

Sen. Booker Introduces Commission to Study & Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., introduced the "Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act" on Jan. 24, 2023.

S. 40. A bill to address the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for the institution of slavery, its subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living ... Show Full Article