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Warner, Kaine Respond To Senate GOP Health Care Legislation

June 22, 2017

The U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their proposed health care legislation this morning. Virginia Democratic Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine have released statements in response to this proposed legislation.

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Rep. Beyer To Host Forum On The Future Of Net Neutrality With Former FCC Chair Tom Wheeler

June 22, 2017

U.S. Representative Don Beyer (VA-08) will host a forum on net neutrality at George Mason University with former Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler and former FCC General Counsel Jonathan Sallet on Monday, June 26, 7:30 p.m.

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Bipartisan Group Introduces Legislation Providing Relief For Borrowers Of Joint Consolidation Student Loans

June 21, 2017

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Marco Rubio (R-FL), along with U.S. Representatives David Price (D-NC) and Bradley Byrne (R-AL), introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would provide much needed relief to borrowers who previously consolidated their student loan debt with their spouse’s.

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Warner, Kaine Request Assessment Of TrumpCare’s Medicaid Cuts On Health Of Vulnerable Virginians

June 21, 2017

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) have asked Virginia health officials for a detailed assessment of the health care impacts of Medicaid cuts and per-capita Medicaid caps that are included in Republican proposals to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

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Kaine Releases Report On How Medicaid Cuts In ‘TrumpCare’ And Trump Budget Would Harm Virginia Public Schools

June 21, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) today released a district-by-district report on the importance of Medicaid to Virginia’s public schools and how the $1.3 trillion combined cuts to Medicaid in the Trump budget and the Republican health care plan – known as TrumpCare – would harm schools and the children who attend them. In Virginia alone, for the most recent reporting school years, school districts received nearly $33 million in federal Medicaid funding for school-based services for students, of which Alexandria City Public Schools receive nearly $2 million.

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Warner Presses DHS To Publicly Disclose Information On State, Local Election Systems Hacks In 2016

June 20, 2017

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today pressed the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security John Kelly to disclose additional information on the full scope of foreign attempts to interfere in the 2016 elections by hacking into, or attempting to target, state and local election systems. The letter comes one day ahead of an open hearing of the Intelligence Committee on the same topic.

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Beyer Statement On Trump Administration’s Decision To End DAPA Program

June 16, 2017

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) issued the following statement today in response to the Trump Administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program:

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Kaine Introduces Bill To Protect LGBT Americans From Housing Discrimination

June 9, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) yesterday led 15 of his colleagues to introduce the Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017, a bill that would add gender identity and sexual orientation to the classes protected from discrimination under the Fair Housing Act, to ensure equal housing opportunities for all Americans.

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Warner, Kaine Announce More Than $2 Million In Federal Funding For Environmental Protection Projects In Virginia

June 2, 2017

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency will award a total of $2,012,800 in federal funding to communities across Virginia. The grants will be used to support environmental site assessments, supervision programs, and community outreach activities with the goal of revitalizing unusable contaminated sites for productive use.

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Warner, Kaine Announce Nearly $5 Million To Advance Engineering Education At Virginia Colleges

May 31, 2017

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced that Virginia Tech, Virginia Western Community College, and Northern Virginia Community College have been awarded $4,999,970 by the National Science Foundation to establish stronger networks between these institutions and increase the success of engineering transfer students following the community college-to-bachelor's degree pathway.

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