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Sen. Hirono Introduces Bill to Assess Feasibility of Designating Land as Kaena Point National Heritage Area
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 28 -- Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, has introduced legislation (S. 4464) to "authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating certain land as the Kaena Point National Heritage Area."

The bill was introduced on June 23. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, 713 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510; 202/224-6361; or in state at 300 Ala Moana Blvd., Ste. 3-106, Honolulu, HI 96850; 808/522-8970.

Sen. Casey Introduces Bill on Support for Grandfamilies, Older Caretaker Relatives
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 28 -- Sen. Robert Casey Jr., D-Pa., has introduced legislation (S. 4489) to "provide greater support for grandfamilies and older caretaker relatives."

The bill was introduced on June 23 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Robert Casey Jr., 393 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6324; or in state at 200 N. 3rd St., Ste. 14-A, Harrisburg, PA 17101; 717/231-7540; 2000 Market St., Ste. 610, Philadelphia, PA 19103; ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill on Relief for Small Businesses Extraordinary Losses Due to COVID-19
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 28 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 4471) to "provide relief for small businesses suffering extraordinary losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic."

The bill was introduced on June 23. It was referred to the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.

For more information, Sen. Benjamin Cardin, 509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-4524; or in state at 100 S. Charles St., Tower 1, Ste. 1710, Baltimore, MD 21201; 410/962-4436; 10201 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Ste. 210, Bowie, MD 20720; 301/860-0414; 13 Canal St., ... Show Full Article

Sen. Booker Introduces Bill to Improve Health of Minority Individuals
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 28 -- Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has introduced legislation (S. 4486) to "improve the health of minority individuals."

The bill was introduced on June 23 and has 10 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Raphael G. Warnock, D-Ga., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Tim Kaine, D-Va., Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.

The legislation was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Cory Booker, 717 Hart Senate Office Building, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Ban Small, High-Powered Magnets
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, June 28 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 4479) to "ban certain small, high-powered magnets."

The bill was introduced on June 23. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.

For more information, Sen. Richard Blumenthal at 706 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2823; or in state at 90 State House Square, 10th fl., Hartford, CT 06103; 860/258-6940; 915 Lafayette Blvd., Ste. 230, Bridgeport, CT, 06604; 203/330-0598.