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Bill Introductions Involving Massachusetts Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 8 items )  

Rep. Gallagher Introduces Resolution on Renaming NATO Headquarters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., has introduced a resolution (H.Res. 1053) "supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain III." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has nine co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., Don Bacon, R-Neb., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Joe Courtney, D-Conn., Austin Scott, R-Ga., Stephanie N. Murphy, D-Fla., Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-A  more

Rep. Smith Introduces Bill on Compensation of House Interns
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6711) to "provide an allowance to offices of Members of the House of Representatives which shall be available for the compensation of interns." The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Robert C. Scott, D-Va., Mark Pocan, D-Wis., Nydia M. Velazquez, D-N.Y., Peter Welch, D-Vt., Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Judy Chu, D-Calif., Denny Heck, D-Wash., Betty Mc  more

Sen. Coons Introduces Resolution to Recognize National Day of Service, Remembrance
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., has introduced a concurrent resolution (S.Con.Res. 45) "recognizing September 11, 2018, as a National Day of Service and Remembrance." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has 21 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., Doug Jones, D-Ala., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Edward J. Markey, D-Mas  more

Sen. Gardner Introduces Bill to Support Taiwan's Diplomatic Alliances
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., has introduced legislation (S. 3406) to "express United States support for Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world." The bill was introduced on Sept. 4 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J. It was referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. For more information, Sen. Cory Gardner, 354 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5941; or in the   more

Sen. Markey Introduces Bill on Aviation Security Fees
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (S. 3418) to amend title 49, U.S. Code, "to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury." The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.   more

Sen. Murphy Introduces Bill to Establish Strength in Diversity Program
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn., has introduced legislation (S. 3413) to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish the Strength in Diversity Program. The bill was introduced on Sept. 6 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Christopher Murphy, 136 Hart Senate Off  more

Sen. Rubio Introduces Resolution on Renaming NATO Headquarters
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has introduced a resolution (S.Res. 622) "supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain, III." The resolution was introduced on Sept. 6 and has 13 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., Todd Young, R-Ind., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., John Kennedy, R-La., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Susan M. Collins, R-Maine, Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., Ro  more

Sen. Smith Introduces Bill to Ensure Affordable Medications
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (S. 3411) to ensure medications are affordable. The bill was introduced on Sept. 5 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Margaret Wood Hassan, D-N.H., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Jack Reed, D-R.I., Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Tom Udall, D-N.M., El  more