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Sen. Peters Introduces Bill on Trade Adjustment Assistance
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., has introduced legislation (S. 3034) to "make trade adjustment assistance available to workers whose jobs are eliminated through automation."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Gary Peters, 724 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6221; or in the state at Sen. Patrick V. McNamara Federal Bldg., 477 Michigan Ave., Ste. 1860, Detroit, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Bennet Introduces Bill to Establish National Evictions Database
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (S. 3030) to "require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a national evictions database."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, Todd Young, R-Ind., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. 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 ... Show Full Article

Sen. Bennet Introduces Bill to Allow for Transfers of Renewable Electricity Production Credit
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., has introduced legislation (S. 3032) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 "to allow for transfers of the renewable electricity production credit, the energy credit, and the credit for carbon oxide sequestration."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Rick Scott, R-Fla. It was referred to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Michael Bennet, 261 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5852; or in the state at ... Show Full Article

Sen. Barrasso Introduces Bill to Improve Protections for Wildlife
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (S. 3051) to improve protections for wildlife.

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del. It was referred to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

For more information, Sen. John Barrasso, 307 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6441; or in the state at 100 E. B St., Ste. 2201, Casper, WY 82601; 307/261-6413; 2120 Capitol Ave., Ste. 2013, Cheyenne, WY 82001; 307/772-2451; 324 E. Washington Ave., Riverton, WY 82501; 307/856-6642; 1575 ... Show Full Article

Sen. Barrasso Introduces Bill to Establish Carbon Technologies Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 -- Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., has introduced legislation (S. 3047) to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 "to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a carbon technologies program.

The bill was introduced on Dec. 12 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Sen. John Barrasso, 307 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6441; or in the state at 100 E. B St., Ste. 2201, Casper, WY 82601; 307/261-6413; 2120 Capitol ... Show Full Article