Tag: Mark Warner
As the threat of the Zika virus grows, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined colleagues in urging President Obama to devote increased funding.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined in unveiling the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act.
Sen. Mark Warner is a cosponsor of the Fairness and Independence in Redistricting (FAIR) Act to take partisanship out of the congressional redistricting process.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ decision to grant federal recognition to the Pamunkey tribe.
Student leaders from 20 Virginia colleges traveled to Capitol Hill to discuss tthe impact of rising student loan obligations.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced two bipartisan bills to provide relief to students struggling to manage record levels of college debt.
Sen. Mark Warner, Sen. Tim Kaine and Congressman Robert Hurt comment on President Obama’s final State of the Union address.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner was the only elected official included in a list of 25 leaders highlighted by the National Retail Federation for national leadership.
Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Mark Warner comment on the retirement of Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt.
U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine applauded Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) welcomed legislation that passed the Senate this afternoon to renew the Federal Perkins Loan Program.
Sen. Mark Warner applauded the Federal Aviation Administration for releasing a user-friendly registration process for owners of of small unmanned aircraft.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) commented on the Senate Judiciary Committee passage of two U.S. Atttorney nominations.
Sen. Mark Warner praised Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passage of the bipartisan the Federal Asset Sale and Transfer Act.
The Senate and House have passed the Every Student Succeeds Act, overhauling No Child Left Behind to ensure access to a high-quality education.
Sen. Mark Warner has signed on to the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, which grants judges greater sentencing flexibility for low-level drug offenders.
Warner, Kaine announce $1.5 million in federal funds to help Virginians on public assistance become self-sufficient
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today announced that 18 Virginia localities will receive more than $1.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined in filing an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the President’s 2014 executive actions on immigration.
Sen. Mark Warner and VA Sec. Robert McDonald thanked the Northern Virginia Technology Council for donating time to improve the VA healthcare system
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) joined a bipartisan group of 15 senators today in introducing legislation to strengthen the security of the Visa Waiver Program to help prevent terrorists from entering the United States.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today announced that the Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act, excluding payments from state eugenics compensation programs from consideration in determining federal benefits.
Last night, the U.S. Senate voted to pass two resolutions to reverse the Clean Power Plan, the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants and the centerpiece of President Obama’s plan to tackle climate change.
Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $2,996,643 in grant funding to small businesses throughout Virginia. Today’s funding will support operations and marketing at local farms, ranches, wineries and other product-based small businesses that contribute to the agricultural industry in Virginia.
Today, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues held a press conference in the U.S. Capitol to announce the introduction of the Veterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act, bipartisan legislation to make commonsense changes in staffing policies at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and improve veterans care at VA health care facilities.
U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee members Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) along with U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH) have introduced legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the Office of Strategic Services, the World War II-era predecessor to today’s Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Special Operations Command, “in recognition of their superior service and major contributions during World War II.”