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Warner, Kaine secure passage of Senate bill recognizing Virginia Indian tribes

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner secured final passage of the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017. Once signed by the President, the legislation will grant federal recognition of six Virginia tribes.


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Kaine, Warner, congressmen ask Trump to listen to local voices on offshore drilling

Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine and U.S. Representatives Donald McEachin, Gerry Connolly, Don Beyer, and Bobby Scott sent a letter to the Trump Administration requesting that Virginia be exempted from its offshore drilling proposal.


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Warner, Kaine cosponsor bill to aid domestic violence survivors, their family pets

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced their support for the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, a bicameral, bipartisan bill to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by violence against their pets.


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Warner, Warren introduce legislation to hold credit reporting agencies accountable for data breaches

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced today the Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act to hold large credit reporting agencies (CRAs)—including Equifax—accountable for data breaches involving consumer data.


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Warner, Kaine announce $350,000 in economic development grants for Virginia

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $350,000 in federal funds towards the development and implementation of a comprehensive economic development strategy for rural communities across Virginia.


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Senate approves commission to recognize 400 years of African American history

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Mark Warner (D-VA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA) applauded final Senate passage of their bipartisan 400 Years of African American History Commission Act.


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Warner draws ‘red lines’ on interference in Mueller investigation

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate to warn of threats to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.


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Sen. Warner on Senate Banking Committee vote against Ex-Im nominee Scott Garrett

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, comments following the committee’s bipartisan 10-13 vote against former Rep. Scott Garrett’s nomination to lead the U.S. Export-Import Bank, followed by broad bipartisan support for other Ex-Im Bank board nominees.


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Following opioid exposé, Warner, Kaine ask for update on drug enforcement law

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are requesting information on the impact of the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act.


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Sen. Warner on President Trump’s decision to end CSR payments

Mark Warner comments on the announcement by President Trump that he will unilaterally cut off the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments required under the Affordable Care Act.


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Warner, Kaine back rural broadband proposal

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine praised a new Senate Democratic proposal to invest $40 billion to build the broadband infrastructure.


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Warner, Scott introduce bipartisan legislation to protect diabetes supplies

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced the Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017.


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Kaine, Warner join Feinstein in bill banning bump stocks

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) to introduce the Automatic Gun Fire Prevention Act.


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Warner, Kaine introduce American Miners Pension Act

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito in introducing the bipartisan American Miners Pension Act.


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Warner, Portman introduce legislation to streamline employer reporting requirements under Obamacare

Sens. Mark Warner and Rob Portman introduced the bipartisan Commonsense Reporting Act of 2017.


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Sens. Warner, Moran reintroduce bipartisan Start Up Act

Mark Warner and Jerry Moran reintroduced the Start Up Act, bipartisan jobs legislation to encourage the creation and growth of new business.


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Sen. Warner’s CHRONIC Care Act passes Senate

The Senate unanimously passed legislation introduced by Sen. Mark R. Warner to improve health outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries living with chronic conditions.


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Warner to SEC chair: “Question if Equifax has right to continue providing these services”

Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) slammed the credit bureau Equifax for its cybersecurity failures and weak response in the wake of a data breach.


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Sen. Mark Warner on Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement today on Senate Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


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Warner on DHS notification on Russia election hacks

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner comments after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notified election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems in 2016.


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Warner, Kaine announce $24 million in grants for housing projects in Virginia

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $24,211,713 in funding to help Virginia communities fund housing and infrastructure projects. 


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Sen. Warner on SEC hack disclosure

Mark Warner comments on the SEC disclosure that its corporate filing system was hacked in 2016 and information was potentially used for illegal stock trades.


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Warner to Trump: Fill diplomatic appointments key to addressing North Korea

Mark Warner is calling on President Trump to fill three key positions that have gone unfilled in the over eight months of the Trump presidency


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Senate Intel leaders on Michael Cohen interview postponement

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) today made the following announcement on the testimony of Michael Cohen.


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Warner, Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter Virginia healthcare markets

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine on Anthem’s decision to re-enter 63 counties or cities in Virginia where consumers  otherwise would be left without any insurance options.