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Bill Introductions Involving Oregon Newsletter for Sunday April 19, 2020 ( 2 items )  

Rep. Omar Introduces Bill on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefits
WASHINGTON, April 16 -- Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has introduced legislation (H.R. 6510) to "require the Secretary of Agriculture to expand for all the States during the COVID-19 public health emergency declared under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, the program to approve retail food stores to accept through on-line transactions supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits provided under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008." The bill was introduced on April 14 and has 13 co-s  more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bill on Issuance of Emergency Monthly Payments Throughout Duration of Coronavirus Crisis
WASHINGTON, April 16 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation (H.R. 6496) to "provide for the issuance of emergency monthly payments to every American throughout the duration of the coronavirus crisis to be provided by the Department of Treasury, in consultation with other Federal and State agencies." The bill was introduced on April 14 and has 18 co-sponsors. Co-sponsors include Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Darren Soto, D-Fla., Eliot L. Engel, D-N.Y., Barbara   more