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To Commemorate Memorial Day, King Interviews Army Helicopter Mechanic
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Sen. Angus S. King Jr., I-Maine, issued the following news release:

On this Memorial Day, U.S. Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs (SVAC) and Armed Services Committees (SASC), released his latest episode of "Answering the Call: Maine's Veteran Voices." In the 14th interview of the series, produced in partnership with the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project, Senator King spoke with Leslie Brown of Presque Isle. Brown was a U.S. Army jet engine mechanic who served for nearly three decades and faced two deployments during Operation Enduring ... Show Full Article

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Issues Testimony From Office of Rural Health Executive Director Kaboli
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee released the following testimony by Peter Kaboli, executive director in the Office of Rural Health at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration, from a hearing dated May 15, 2024, entitled "Frontier Health Care: Ensuring Veterans' Access No Matter Where They Live":

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Chairman Tester, Ranking Member Moran, and Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) extensive efforts to enhance the well-being of Veterans in ... Show Full Article

Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee Issues Testimony From Interior Secretary Haaland
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee released the following testimony by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland from a hearing dated May 2, 2024, entitled "To Examine the President's Budget Request for the U.S. Department of the Interior for Fiscal Year 2025":

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Chairman Manchin, Ranking Member Barrasso, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify in support of the Interior Department's Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Request.

It is an honor and privilege for me to be here with you today to speak on behalf of the President's 2025 Budget for the ... Show Full Article

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Pew Charitable Trusts Project Director Wit
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband released the following testimony by Kathryn de Wit, project director for the broadband access initiative at The Pew Charitable Trusts, from a hearing dated May 2, 2024, entitled "The Future of Broadband Affordability":

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Chairwoman Cantwell, Ranking Member Cruz, Chairman Lujan, Ranking Member Thune, and other members of the Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, thank you for inviting me to testify in today's hearing, "The Future of Broadband Affordability." ... Show Full Article

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Palo Alto Networks Senior Director Kaplan
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security released the following written testimony by Sam Kaplan, senior director and assistant general counsel of public policy and government affairs at Palo Alto Networks, from a hearing dated May 8, 2024, entitled "Strengthening Data Security to Protect Consumers":

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Chairman Hickenlooper, Ranking Member Blackburn, and distinguished members of the committee:

Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the importance of data security. Your committee's interest ... Show Full Article

Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Subcommittee Issues Testimony From Community Learning Network Director Nevarez
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband released the following testimony by Jennifer Case Nevarez, director and lead educator for the Community Learning Network, from a hearing dated May 2, 2024, entitled "The Future of Broadband Affordability":

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My name is Jennifer Case Nevarez. I live in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and serve as Director and Lead Educator for an educational nonprofit called the Community Learning Network (CLN), which is dedicated to "building stronger communities through real-life learning" and ... Show Full Article

Schakowsky Statement on Memorial Day
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois, issued the following news release:

EVANSTON - Today, U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

"Throughout our nation's long history, millions of brave men and women have answered the call of duty and have fought to protect our country and our ideals. On Memorial Day, we come together to honor and remember those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. We are free because they were brave.

"We will never forget those who lost their lives in battle, those who are missing ... Show Full Article