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Senate passes Sen. Warner’s initiative to eliminate unnecessary agency reports

Yesterday the U.S. Senate passed Sen. Mark R. Warner’s (D-VA) initiative to eliminate or modify more than 50 unnecessary, outdated or redundant reports to Congress produced by federal agencies every year.


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House GOP praises passage of USA Freedom Act

The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 302-121 the USA Freedom Act (H.R. 3361), a bipartisan bill authored by Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.).


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House Judiciary Committee approves USA Freedom Act

The House Judiciary Committee today approved by a vote of 32-0 the USA Freedom Act (H.R. 3361), a bipartisan bill authored by Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.).


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Goodlatte to lead markup of intelligence reform bill

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) announced that the House Judiciary Committee will markup legislation to reform our nation’s intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.


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House passes Sen. Warner’s DATA Act

The House of Representatives today approved bipartisan legislation to standardize federal spending data and ensure it is made available online so Americans can access information about how their tax dollars are being spent.


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Warner blasts Obama administration’s proposed edits to the DATA Act

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner raised concerns today about the Obama administration’s proposed changes to the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transparency Act – also known as the DATA Act.


Virginia congressman Jim Moran announces retirement

Virginia Democratic Congressman Jim Moran, Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee and senior member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that he will not seek re-election.


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Sen. Warner calls for hearing into Target consumer data breach

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) today requested a hearing by the Senate Banking Committee to examine whether companies and financial service providers are taking all actions necessary to safeguard consumer data and protect against fraud and identity theft in the wake of Target’s recent account data breach affecting some 40 million U.S. customers.