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Warner leads Senate in recognizing 20th anniversary of Virginia-based NGA

Sen. Mark Warner released the following statement after the Senate recognized the 20th anniversary of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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Warner introduces bill to help Wells Fargo victims get their day in court

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced legislation to give Wells Fargo customers who were victims of a fraudulent account scheme their day in court.


Warner, Kaine urge action to authorize delayed VA leases

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined Senate colleagues in a letter urging congressional leaders to authorize leases for 24 VA medical facilities.

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Mark Warner on Iran Sanctions Act

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) commented on Senate passage of legislation which imposes a 10-year extension of sanctions on Iran.


Warner, Lankford, Booker introduce bill to codify Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced a bill to codify the Presidential Innovations Fellows program.


Warner, Kaine call for funding for Carrier Replacement Program

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine are calling for Congress to protect funding for the Carrier Replacement Program.


Warner, Kaine urge U.S. Postal Service reforms

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are calling for the improvement of mail delivery service to be a critical component of any comprehensive USPS reform bill.

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Sen. Mark Warner on nomination of Rep. Pompeo for CIA Director

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA commented on President-Elect Donald J. Trump’s selection of Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA.


Warner, Kaine announce $6 million investment in Southwest Virginia Workforce Partnership

The New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Investment Area Consortium in Radford will receive a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Sen. Mark Warner to serve as Intelligence Committee vice chairman

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) will serve as the vice chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the 115th Congress.


Warner, Kaine announce $3.6 million for agricultural development

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the USDA will award $3,684,248 in Rural Development grants to various Virginia enterprises.


Sen. Warner urges FAA, DOJ to protect women from sexual assault on airplanes

Sen. Warner is urging the FAA to strengthen airline requirements to ensure airline personnel protect women on board from sexual assault.

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Sen. Mark Warner probes Friday’s crippling cyber attack

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner is asking for information on the tools available to prevent cyber criminals from compromising consumer products.

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Sen. Warner statement on passage of interim proposal to fund government

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) issued this statement following today’s 72-26 Senate vote on an interim spending proposal.

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Sen. Warner calls on SEC to investigate disclosure of Yahoo breach

Sen. Mark R. Warner sent a letter to the SEC calling on the agency to investigate whether Yahoo fulfilled its obligations under federal securities laws.

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Mark Warner on Yahoo hack affecting 500 million users

Sen. Mark Warner commented on today’s announcement by Yahoo that at least 500 million user accounts were hacked.

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Senators introduce legislation to authorize delayed VA medical leases

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) led a bipartisan group of 18 senators seeking to improve veterans’ access to healthcare.


Senate Finance Committee approves bills boosting access to stock options, retirement

The Senate Finance Committee adopted two proposals to make it easier for businesses to offer retirement accounts and stock options to employees.

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Water bill will restore rivers, coasts, provide safe drinking water

The Senate passed its version of the Water Resources Development Act.


Warner, Kaine praise Virginia provisions in water bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act.

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Warner, Paul applaud House action on cost-cutters legislation

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Rand Paul (R-KY) applauded the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Sen. Warner requests update on Data Act financial transparency tools

Sen. Mark Warner followed up on his request to more than three-dozen federal agencies to provide Digital Accountability and Transparency Act implementation plans.

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Warner, Collins introduce bill to assist small businesses with retirement plans

Sens. Mark Warner and Susan Collins have introduced a bill to reduce filing costs for small business looking to offer retirement plans.

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Sen. Warner celebrates Virginia Tech-Google UAS test delivery partnership

Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership and Project Wing will deliver food using unmanned aerial vehicles during research flights.

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Mark Warner to campaign for Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine in Virginia

Senator Mark Warner will campaign for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine at a fall campaign kick off celebration in McLean.

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Warner, Kaine announce $9.5 million to alleviate veteran homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs will award $9.5 million to help ongoing efforts to prevent veteran homelessness and provide stable housing.

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Warner urges Obama to raise financial cybersecurity at G-20 summit

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and five of his colleagues sent a letter to President Obama urging him to prioritize cyberattacks on financial institutions.

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Sen. Warner welcomes implementation of federal drone rule

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released a statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) small drone rule.

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Sen. Warner questions manufacturer on EpiPen price increases

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today pressed the only pharmaceutical company that manufactures EpiPens to explain recent increases.

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Warner: Trump tax plan could give Trump family a $4 billion tax break

Sen. Mark Warner, in an interview with WTVR in Richmond, last night criticized one of the tax breaks for the wealthy in the Donald Trump economic plan.


Warner, Kaine announce $9.5 million for Virginia K-12 schools, universities

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded grants totaling $9.5 million to help Virginia’s K-12 schools improve student achievement and support colleges and universities.

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Warner calls for Congress to return from recess to pass Zika funding

Sen. Mark Warner urged congressional leaders to call Congress back into session in order to pass emergency funding legislation to address the growing public health threat posed by the Zika virus.

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Warner joins call to CFPB to limit arbitration agreements in financial contracts

Sen. Mark Warner joined a group of senators in calling on the nation’s top consumer advocacy agency to quickly finalize an important proposal to limit the use forced arbitration in contracts.

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Virginia receives CDC funding to help combat Zika virus

The Virginia Department of Health will receive $560,000 in additional funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support efforts to protect Virginians from the Zika virus

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Mark Warner applauds administration announcement on drones

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner applauded the new steps put forward to promote the safe integration and innovation adoption of unmanned aircraft systems across the United States.


Warner, Kaine urge President Obama to promote federal lands diversity

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to promote diversity at federal land management agencies.


$1 million to advance drone technology training in Virginia colleges

ODU has been awarded nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation to develop courses on drone technology training.


Warner, Kaine urge improved lead testing for children on Medicaid, CHIP

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine are urging the federal government to improve lead screening policies for children eligible for Medicaid and CHIP.


Warner, Kaine: $2M available for disadvantaged students for college

Virginia colleges and universities will receive more than $2 million from the Department of Education to assist students from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Warner, Kaine: $2M to help Virginians on public assistance become self-sufficient

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced that 19 Virginia localities will receive more than $2 million in grants from HUD.

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Mark Warner: Momentum building in Waynesboro

Senators are good at things like, oh, say, talking. Mark Warner didn’t do as much talking on his Friday tour of Downtown Waynesboro as he did a lot of listening.

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Mark Warner on Donald Trump: ‘I don’t think he has the temperament’

Mark Warner turned success in business into a political career. So what does Warner think of self-styled successful businessman Donald Trump’s foray into politics?

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Mark Warner on Syria, Islamic State, terror: Follow the money

Follow the money. That’s the key to combating the Islamic State, to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner.

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Video: U.S. Sen. Mark Warner visits Wayne Theatre

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner toured the Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro on Friday. Tour the new theatre with the senator and executive director Tracy Straight.


Warner bill would encourage stock options for employees of startups

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Dean Heller introduced a bill that would make it easier for startups to give employees an ownership stake.

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Sen. Warner calls on FCC to close the rural broadband gap

Sen. Mark R. Warner joined in a bipartisan effort to urge the Federal Communications Commission to update the Universal Service Fund’s Mobility Fund.


Warner, Schumer call on FTC to protect consumers from digital ad fraud

Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on federal authorities to address fraud in the digital advertising marketplace.


Warner, Kaine co-sponsor bill to address crisis in Central America’s Northern Triangle

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine support legislation to address the crisis driving women and children to flee from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Warner calls on FTC to protect children’s data security

Sen. Mark Warner urged the FTC to strengthen efforts to protect children’s personal info given the increase in Internet-connected smart toys.


Warner, Kaine push pilot program to improve veterans’ healthcare

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are pushing the VA for an update on a local pilot program designed to improve healthcare for our nation’s veterans.