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Bill Introductions Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday January 13, 2019 ( 41 items )  

Rep. Brown Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Anthony G. Brown, D-Md., has introduced legislation (H.R. 511) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, "to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms." The bill was introduced on Jan. 11 and has 50 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Don S. Beyer, D-Va., Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., Suzanne Bonamici, D-Ore., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Julia Brownley, D-Calif., Salud O. Carbajal, D-Calif., Tony Cardenas, D-Calif.,   more

Rep. Budd Introduces Bill on Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for Veterans
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 433) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to ensure that veterans may attend pre-apprenticeship programs using certain educational assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs." The bill was introduced on Jan. 10. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Budd, 118 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-4531; or in the district offices at 4000  more

Rep. Calvert Introduces Bill on Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification System
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 250) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act "to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system." The bill was introduced on Jan. 4 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Doug Collins, R-Ga., Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, Jody Hice, R-Ga., Steve King, R-Iowa, Paul Cook, R-Calif., Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Andy Harris, R  more

Rep. Deutch Introduces Bill to Prevent Frauds Against Veterans
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 450) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans. The bill was introduced on Jan. 10 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. It was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Deutch, 2447 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3001; or in the district offices at 7900 Glades Road, Ste. 250, Boca  more

Rep. Fleischmann Introduces Bill to Take Lands in Tennessee Into Trust
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 453) to "take certain Federal lands in Tennessee into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians." The bill was introduced on Jan. 10 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Richard Hudson, R-N.C., Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Paul Cook, R-Calif. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, 2410 Rayburn House Office Building,   more

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill on Family Planning Grants
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 296) to amend title X of the Public Health Service Act "to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has 64 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., Steve Scalise, R-La., Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Walter Jones, R-N.C., Glenn R Grothman, R-Wis., Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Justin  more

Rep. Foxx Introduces Bill on Imposing Federal Mandates
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 300) to provide for additional safeguards with respect to imposing Federal mandates. The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform, Budget, Rules and Judiciary committees. For more information, Rep. Virginia Foxx, 2462 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2071; or in the district offices at  more

Rep. Gibbs Introduces Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, has introduced the Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act (H.R. 301) "making appropriations for Federal employees working during the Government shutdown beginning on or about December 22, 2018." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Scott R. Tipton, R-Colo., Morgan Griffith, R-Va., and Susan W. Brooks, R-Ind. The legislation was r  more

Rep. Gohmert Introduces Bill on Continuance of Armed Forces Pay, Allowances
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 491) to amend title 37, U.S. Code, "to provide for the continuance of pay and allowances for members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, during lapses in appropriations." The bill was introduced on Jan. 11 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., Steve King, R-Iowa, Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Walter Jones, R-N.C., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., Bil  more

Rep. Grothman Introduces Bill on Construction of Barrier on U.S-Mexico Border
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- Rep. Glenn R. Grothman, R-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 256) to "allow the Secretary of the Treasury to accept public donations to fund the construction of a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border." The bill was introduced on Jan. 4 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Randy Weber, R-Texas, and Scott Perry, R-Pa. It was referred to the House Ways and Means Committee. For more information, Rep. Glenn Grothman  more

Rep. Grothman Introduces Bill on Violation of Federal Immigration Law
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Glenn R. Grothman, R-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 516) to "make any city or county that has in effect any law or ordinance that is in violation of Federal immigration law ineligible for any Federal grant." The bill was introduced on Jan. 11 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Bill Posey, R-Fla., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Billy Long, R-Mo., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Scott Desjarlais, R-Tenn., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Andy Harris, R-Md  more

Rep. Hartzler Introduces Bill on Moratorium on Federal Funding
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., has introduced legislation (H.R. 369) to "provide for a moratorium on Federal funding to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 82 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Ted Yoho, R-Fla., Gary J. Palmer, R-Ala., Walter Jones, R-N.C., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., A. Drew Ferguson, R-Ga., Jodey C. Arrington, R-Texas, Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Chris Smith, R-N.J., Roger W. Marshall, R-Ka  more

Rep. Hice Introduces Bill on Human Life
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., has introduced legislation (H.R. 305) to "provide that human life shall be deemed to begin with fertilization." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Glenn R Grothman, R-Wis., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, Walter Jones, R-N.C., Steve King, R-Iowa, Robert Latta, R-Ohio, Billy Long, R-Mo., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., Ralph Norman, R-S.C., Pete Olson, R  more

Rep. Hunter Introduces Bill to Increase Veteran Funeral Benefits
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 497) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase certain veteran funeral benefits." The bill was introduced on Jan. 11 and has eight co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Austin Scott, R-Ga., Val Butler Demings, D-Fla., Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., Walter Jones, R-N.C., James McGovern, D-Mass., Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Ann Kuster, D-N.H., and Peter A. DeFazio, D-Ore. For more i  more

Rep. Hurd Introduces Federal Chief Information Officer Authorization Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, has introduced the Federal Chief Information Officer Authorization Act (H.R. 247) to amend chapter 36 of title 44, U.S. Code, to make certain changes relating to electronic Government services. The bill was introduced on Jan. 4 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Mark Meadows, R-N.C., and Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va. It was referred to the House Oversight and Reform Committee. The full text of the bill is available from https://www.con  more

Rep. Jackson-Lee Introduces Bill to Designate Emancipation National Historic Trail
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 434) to designate the Emancipation National Historic Trail. The bill was introduced on Jan. 10 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. John Lewis, D-Ga., Karen Bass, D-Calif., Gwen Moore, D-Wis., Henry C. Johnson, D-Ga., Val Butler Demings, D-Fla., Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., Will Hurd, R-Texas, Al Green, D-Texas, Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., and Brian   more

Rep. Jones Introduces Bill on Dependency, Indemnity Compensation
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 464) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to improve dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain totally disabled veterans." The bill was introduced on Jan. 10. It was referred to the House Veterans' Affairs Committee. For more information, Rep. Walter Jones, 2333 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3415; or in the district offices at 1105-C Corporate Drive, Greenville, NC 2  more

Rep. Jones Introduces Bill on Forgiveness of Overpayments of Retired Pay
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 463) to amend title 10, U.S. Code, "to provide for forgiveness of certain overpayments of retired pay paid to deceased retired members of the Armed Forces." The bill was introduced on Jan. 10. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Walter Jones, 2333 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3415; or in the district offices at 1105-C Corporate Drive,   more

Rep. Jones Introduces Bill to Redesignate Department of Navy
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 311) to "redesignate the Department of the Navy as the Department of the Navy and Marine Corps." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Walter Jones, 2333 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3415; or in the district offices at 1105-C Corporate Drive, Greenville, NC 27858; 252/931-1003; 1 Governmental Ave., Have  more

Rep. King Introduces Bill on Abortion
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (H.R. 490) to amend title 18, U.S. Code, to prohibit abortion in cases where a fetal heartbeat is detectable. The bill was introduced on Jan. 11 and has 72 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Gary J. Palmer, R-Ala., Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Randy Weber, R-Texas, Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss., Ralph Norman, R-S  more

Rep. King Introduces Bill to Penalize Aliens Who Unlawfully Reenter U.S.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (H.R. 384) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act "to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 12 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., Walter Jones, R-N.C., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., Clay Higgins, R-La., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, Jody Hice, R-Ga., Richa  more

Rep. King Introduces Bill to Take Into Custody Aliens Charged With Crime
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (H.R. 385) to "require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take into custody certain aliens who have been charged in the United States with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 14 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C., Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Brian Babin, R-Texas, Jody Hice, R-Ga., Clay Hig  more

Rep. Lynch Introduces Bill on Asset Recovery Rewards Program
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., has introduced legislation (H.R. 389) to "authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to pay rewards under an asset recovery rewards program to help identify and recover stolen assets linked to foreign government corruption and the proceeds of such corruption hidden behind complex financial structures in the United States and abroad." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., and Ted Budd, R-N.C. It w  more

Rep. McCaul Introduces Bill to Improve Defense, Security Assistance Provisions
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Michael T. McCaul, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (H.R. 336) to "make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the- appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and to halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Patrick T. McHenry, R-N.C., and Will Hurd, R-Texas. It was jointly referred t  more

Rep. McEachin Introduces Bill to Amend Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Donald A. McEachin, R-Va., has introduced legislation (H.R. 337) to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act "to withdraw the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid- Atlantic planning area from disposition." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has seven co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C., Elaine Luria, D-Va., David E. Price, D-N.C., Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va., Robert C. Scott, D-Va., and Don S. Beyer, D-Va. The legislation was referred to th  more

Rep. Meadows Introduces Bill to Make Withdrawals From Thrift Savings Plan Accounts
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 338) to "allow Federal employees excepted from furlough during the lapse in appropriations beginning on or around December 22, 2018, to make withdrawals from their Thrift Savings Plan accounts." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8. It was jointly referred to the House Oversight and Reform and Ways and Means committees. For more information, Rep. Mark Meadows, 2160 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 2051  more

Rep. Mullin Introduces Bill on Proposed Rulemaking
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 395) to amend title 5, U.S. Code, "to require agencies to respond to comments from congressional committees about proposed rulemaking." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., Steven M. Palazzo, R-Miss., Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Frank D. Lucas, R-Okla. The legislation was referred to the House   more

Rep. Pallone Introduces Bill to Prohibit Offshore Drilling on Outer Continental Shelf
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., has introduced legislation (H.R. 341) to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act "to permanently prohibit the conduct of offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Atlantic, Straits of Florida, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico planning areas." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has 44 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps.Donald W. Norcross, D-N.J., Albio Sires, D-N.J., Val Butler Demings, D  more

Rep. Price Introduces Transportation, HUD, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. David E. Price, D-N.C., has introduced the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act (H.R. 267) "making appropriations for the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8. It was referred to the House Appropriations Committee. The full text of the bill is available from https://www.congress.gov/bill/  more

Rep. Rouzer Introduces Bill on Designation of American World War II Heritage City
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 -- Rep. David Rouzer, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (H.R. 261) to "authorize the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the U.S. as an American World War II Heritage City." The bill was introduced on Jan. 4. It was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Rep. David Rouzer, 2439 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-2731; or in the district offices at 310 Government Center Drive, Ste. 1  more

Rep. Rush Introduces Bill on Coverage of Insulin Under Medicare
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Bobby L. Rush, D-Ill., has introduced legislation (H.R. 366) to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act "to eliminate cost sharing with respect to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug under the Medicare program or as a covered outpatient drug under the Medicaid program." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 33 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Robin Kelly, D-Ill., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Alma S. Adams, D-N.C., Bon  more

Rep. Sensenbrenner Introduces Bill to Increase Border Security
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner Jr., R-Wis., has introduced legislation (H.R. 416) to amend section 524(c) of title 18, U.S. Code, to use lawfully forfeited drug seizures to increase border security. The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has six co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., Phil Roe, R-Tenn., Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, and Jody Hice, R-Ga. The legislation was referred to the House Judiciary Committee. For more  more

Rep. Takano Introduces Bill on Exposure of Veterans Who Served in Vietnam
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Rep. Mark Takano, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 29) to amend title 38, U.S. Code, "to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and has 82 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., Jose E. Serrano, D-N.Y., Richard E. Neal, D-Mass., Scott Peters, D-Calif., Susan A. Davis, D-Calif., Donald A. McEachin, R-Va.  more

Rep. Thompson Introduces Bill to Establish Medgar Evers Home National Monument in Mississippi
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., has introduced legislation (H.R. 356) to "establish the Medgar Evers Home National Monument in the State of Mississippi." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 39 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., John Lewis, D-Ga., James E. Clyburn, D-S.C., Cedric L. Richmond, D-La., Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., Sanford D. Bishop Jr., D-Ga., Marc Veasey, D-Texas, Lucy McBath, D-Ga., Henry C. Johnson,  more

Rep. Wild Introduces Bill on Continuing Appropriations for Coast Guard
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Susan Wild, D-Pa., has introduced legislation (H.R. 421) making continuing appropriations for the Coast Guard. The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 16 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., Walter Jones, R-N.C., Elaine Luria, D-Va., Max Rose, D-N.Y., Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Peter Welch, D-Vt.  more

Rep. Yoho Introduces Bill on Transportation of Live Animals
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 487) to "require the Secretary of Transportation to modify provisions relating to hours of service requirements with respect to transportation of certain live animals." The bill was introduced on Jan. 10 and has 27 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., Randy Weber, R-Texas, Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., Mark Walker, R-N.C., Glenn W. Thompson, R-Pa., Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb  more

Rep. Yoho Introduces Bill to Lend DoD Farm Equipment to Eligible Farmers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced legislation (H.R. 351) to "direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program to lend Department of Defense farm equipment to eligible farmers." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8 and was co-sponsored by Reps. Walter Jones, R-N.C., and Neal P. Dunn, R-Fla. It was referred to the House Armed Services Committee. For more information, Rep. Ted Yoho, 1730 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-5744; or in  more

Sen. Cornyn Introduces Bill on Carrying of Concealed Firearms
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, has introduced legislation (S. 69) to allow reciprocity for the carrying of certain concealed firearms. The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and has 31 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., John Thune, R-S.D., John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Mike Braun, R-Ind., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Bill Cassidy, R-La., Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Steve Daines, R-Mont., Michael B. E  more

Sen. Graham Introduces Bill on Judicial Review of Special Counsel Removal
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has introduced legislation (S. 71) to "ensure independent investigations and judicial review of the removal of a special counsel." The bill was introduced on Jan. 9 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Cory Booker, D-N.J. It was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. For more information, Sen. Lindsey Graham, 290 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-5972; or in the sta  more

Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Family Violence Prevention and Services Act
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation (S. 85) to reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act. The bill was introduced on Jan. 10 and was co-sponsored by Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C. It was referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. For more information, Sen. Chuck Grassley, 135 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-3744; or in the s  more

Sen. Tillis Introduces Bill on Designation of American World War II Heritage City
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 -- Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has introduced legislation (S. 56) to "authorize the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City." The bill was introduced on Jan. 8. It was referred to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. For more information, Sen. Thom Tillis, 185 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224-6342; or in the state at 310 New Bern Ave., Ste. 122,   more