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Sen. Feinstein Introduces Bill to Establish National Task Force on Response of U.S. to COVID-19 Pandemic
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 5327) to "establish the National Task Force on the Response of the U.S. to the COVID-19 Pandemic."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 20 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

For more information, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, 331 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3841; or in state at 1 Post St., Ste. 2450, San Francisco, CA ... Show Full Article

Sen. Coons Introduces Bill to Suspend Collection of Income Taxes From U.S. Nationals Unlawfully Detained Abroad
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced legislation (S. 5320) to "suspend the collection of income taxes and related interest and penalties from U.S. nationals who are unlawfully or wrongfully detained abroad and to reimburse such nationals for any penalties paid during such a detention."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 20 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D. It was referred to the Senate Finance Committee.

For more information, Sen. Christopher Coons, 218 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5042; or in state at 500 W. Loockerman ... Show Full Article

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Amend Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 5329) to "amend the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act to improve the program."

The bill was introduced on Dec. 20.

The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/5329/text.

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.