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Sen. Padilla Introduces Bill to Authorize Additional Projects on Salton Sea
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (S. 2693) to "amend the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992 to authorize additional projects related to the Salton Sea."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

For more information, Sen. Alex Padilla, 112 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3553; or in state at 2500 Tulare St., Ste. 5290, Fresno, CA 93721; 559/497-5109; 333 Bush St., Ste. 3225, San ... Show Full Article

Sen. Klobuchar Introduces Bill to Establish Cybersecurity Literacy Campaign
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 2699) to "establish a cybersecurity literacy campaign."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. It was referred to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation 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. S., Moorhead, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Modify Limitation on Reimbursement for Emergency Treatment
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 2692) to "amend title 38, U.S., "to modify the limitation on reimbursement for emergency treatment of amounts owed to a third party or for which the veteran is responsible under a health-plan contract."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii. It was referred to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Richard Blumenthal at 706 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2823; ... Show Full Article

Sen. Cardin Introduces Bill to Guarantee Business Loans of SBA
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., has introduced legislation (S. 2709) to "amend the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to increase the fiscal year 2021 commitments to guarantee certain business loans of the Small Business Administration."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. 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, ... Show Full Article

Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Bill to Modify Limitation on Reimbursement for Emergency Treatment
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 2692) to "amend title 38, U.S., "to modify the limitation on reimbursement for emergency treatment of amounts owed to a third party or for which the veteran is responsible under a health-plan contract."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii. It was referred to the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Richard Blumenthal at 706 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-2823; ... Show Full Article

Sen. Wicker Introduces Bill to Amend National Flood Insurance Act of 1968
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 -- Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., has introduced legislation (S. 2704) to "amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide relief from surcharges to small businesses and nonprofit organizations."

The bill was introduced on Aug. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Roger Wicker, 555 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6253; or in state at 501 E. Court St., Ste. 3-500, Jackson, MS 39201; 601/965-4644; 330 W. Jefferson St., ... Show Full Article