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Warner & Kaine: Escalating Trump Trade War Would Hurt Virginia Soybean Production, Jeopardize Jobs

April 19, 2018

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today expressed increased concern over how President Trump’s trade war would hurt Virginia’s soybean production, which is the Commonwealth’s number one cash crop.

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Senators Propose Legislation To Update Authorities Used To Fight Terror Abroad

April 17, 2018

U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) yesterday led a bipartisan group of senators in proposing legislation to replace the 2001 and 2002 authorizations for use of military force (AUMFs) with an updated AUMF against al-Qaida, the Taliban, and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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Kaine, Hatch, Warren Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Improve Addiction Recovery Homes

April 17, 2018

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, introduced the Ensuring Access to Quality Recovery Living Act. This bipartisan legislation will give states the resources and guidelines necessary to ensure recovery homes are able to effectively help residents sustain recovery from opioid and substance use disorders.

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Beyer Statement On GAO Finding That Pruitt Broke The Law With Installation of Expensive Phone Booth

April 16, 2018

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today issued the following statement after the Government Accountability Office, a Congressional investigative agency, determined that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the Antideficiency Act by installing a $43,000 “soundproof privacy booth” without informing Congress.

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Warner, Kaine Statement On Threat President Trump’s Trade War Would Pose To Virginia Farmers & Families

April 5, 2018

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today raised concerns after Virginia’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed that proposed tariffs could hurt Virginia businesses and employees, as China is the Commonwealth’s biggest export market for agricultural goods.

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Warner Responds To Facebook’s IRA Announcement

April 4, 2018

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement after Facebook announced that it removed 70 Facebook and 65 Instagram accounts — as well as 138 Facebook pages — that were controlled by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency.

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Johnson, Beyer Send Chairman Third Request To Address Election Cybersecurity Concerns

April 4, 2018

Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Ranking Member of the Committee on Science, Space & Technology, and Donald S. Beyer Jr. (D-VA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight, last night sent a third formal request letter to Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) asking that he hold a hearing on election security issues.

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Carbajal, Beyer Announce 100 Democrats And Republicans Co-Sponsor GVRO Act

April 4, 2018

Reps. Salud Carbajal (CA-24) and Don Beyer (VA-08) today announced that 100 bipartisan co-sponsors now officially support passing H.R. 2598, the Gun Violence Restraining Order Act. The bill would allow family members or law enforcement officials to petition a judge to temporarily remove firearms from an individual in crisis.

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Beyer Blasts Trump Emissions Rollback As Pruitt Corruption Scandals Deepen

April 4, 2018

U.S. Representative Don Beyer (VA-08) yesterday released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it would roll back the clean car standards as scandals continued to pile up around Administrator Scott Pruitt: 

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Warner, Kaine Announce $8.64 Million In Federal Funding For Virginia Bus Systems

April 3, 2018

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced yesterday that three major Virginia bus transportation systems will receive $8.64 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will receive $3.6 million to replace bus shelters across Northern Virginia.

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