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Sen. Warner showcases Virginia artists in Capitol office

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner is showcasing five Virginia local artists in his Washington, D.C. office as part of his State of the Arts in Virginia program. Each year, Senator Warner works with curators and talented Virginia artists to select artwork that is seen by a wide variety of visitors to Capitol Hill.


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Sen. Warner presses IRS on ID theft, fraudulent tax returns

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is requesting more information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about procedures in place to help taxpayers who have been victims of identity theft, and what might be done going forward to proactively alert taxpayers identified as possible victims of identity theft.


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Quinnipiac Poll: Virginia voters back McAuliffe, Warner, Kaine; oh, and also medical and recreational pot

Why Quinnipiac lumped all this together into a single news release is not the issue here. The university sent out a news release on Tuesday telling us that Virginia voters approve of the jobs being done by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, and then also that those same voters back the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana.


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Six senators offer recommendations to strengthen education bill

Today, as the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee prepares to mark up a bill reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, a group of six senators offered recommendations to strengthen the proposed bill, the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015.


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Senators call for offshore energy legislation with revenue sharing

A bipartisan group of senators comprising the Southern Atlantic delegation is pushing for offshore energy legislation that allows Atlantic coastal states to share in the revenue from energy resources developed offshore.


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Warner, Kaine voice concern over lack of progress in South African poultry negotiations

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a group of bipartisan Senate colleagues in expressing concern about the lack of progress being made in negotiations with South Africa over antidumping duties that have effectively blocked the import of American chicken for the last 15 years.


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Senate India Caucus co-chairs Warner, Cornyn call for Diwali commemorative stamp

Senate India Caucus Co-Chairs Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) submitted a resolution today calling for the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali.


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Senate approves Burr-Warner amendment to make it easier for students to repay loans

The Senate approved an amendment co-sponsored by U.S. Sen Mark Warner (D-VA) to simplify student loan repayment plans and make it easier to repay student loans.


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Sen. Warner seeks assurances from Pentagon on safety of U.S. military personnel publicly identified by ISIL

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, sought assurances today from the U.S. Department of Defense that reasonable and appropriate steps are being taken to protect 100 American military personnel, more than a dozen from Virginia, publicly identified and targeted for violence by Islamic State extremists.


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Warner, Kaine call for crude by rail safety investments

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine along with 19 other Senators sent a letter calling on the Senate Appropriations Committee to support robust investment for a Safe Transportation of Energy Products program to address increasing safety concerns related to the transportation of Bakken crude and other energy produc


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Warner, bipartisan colleagues introduce Export-Import Bank reauthorization

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) joined Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and a bipartisan group of colleagues in introducing S. 819, the Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015.


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Warner, Kaine applaud Senate committee passage of Virginia Indian tribe recognition

The Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2015, a bill reintroduced in February by U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, cleared its first procedural hurdle with passage out of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.


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Warner, Hatch introduce bipartisan Geospatial Data Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) have introduced the bipartisan Geospatial Data Reform Act to improve oversight and reduce duplication in the management of geospatial data.


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Warner, Kaine praise interim relief for Virginia seafood industry

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine praised the Departments of Labor (DOL) and Homeland Security (DHS) for providing interim relief to Virginia businesses that rely on seasonal workers, including the seafood industry, but underscored that many details must still be worked out.


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Warner, Kaine fight for Virginia seafood industry

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD) and 11 bipartisan Senators in calling on Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to coordinate and immediately resume accepting and processing H-2B visa applications.