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Bill Introductions Involving Massachusetts Newsletter for Sunday May 31, 2020 ( 5 items )  

Rep. Barragan Introduces Bill to Purchase Zero Emissions Port Equipment, Technology
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Nanette D. Barragan, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7024) to "direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to purchase, and as applicable install, zero emissions port equipment and technology." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Jared Huffman, D-Calif., Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., Debbie Wasserman Schult  more

Rep. Cicilline Introduces Bill to Amend Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Rep. David N. Cicilline, D-R.I., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7012) to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 "to prohibit online platforms and certain intermediaries from targeting the dissemination of political advertisements to a specific group of individuals on the basis of online behavioral data or on the basis of demographic characteristics shared by members of the group, to require online platforms and certain intermediaries to maintain public records of  more

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Child Care is Essential Act
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-Conn., has introduced the Child Care is Essential Act (H.R. 7027) "making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 34 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Robert C. Scott, D-Va., Katherine M. Clark, D-Mass., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Nita M. Lowey, D-N.Y., Haley Stevens, D-Mich., Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., D  more

Rep. Trahan Introduces Bill to Provide Financial Assistance to Sports Facilities
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Lori Trahan, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7023) to "require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters." The bill was introduced on May 27 and has 23 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., Doris O. Matsui, D-Calif., Max Rose, D-N.Y., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Debra Haaland, D-N.M., Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, David Trone, D-Md., Mike Simpso  more

Rep. Welch Introduces Bill on Termination of NIH Director on Basis of Malfeasance
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., has introduced legislation (H.R. 7041) to "provide that any termination of a director of a national research institute or national center of the National Institutes of Health be on the basis of malfeasance, neglect of office, or incapacity only." The bill was introduced on May 27 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., and Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. For more information, R  more