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Close loopholes in Clean Water Act

Cleaner waters mean more prized fish and jobs for tourists and locals. Major loopholes in the Clean Water Act give a pass to the culprits costing us jobs and money. We need to stop this threat to our water.


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Tim Kaine: Keystone pipeline would take U.S. in wrong direction

In remarks on the Senate floor today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine reiterated his opposition to legislation that would mandate approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.


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Senate passes Warner-Wittman Chesapeake Accountability Act

The U.S. Senate today passed the bipartisan Chesapeake Bay Accountability Act of 2014, sponsored by U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA-01).


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Kaine, Holton address career, technical education conference in Richmond

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton participated in the Association for Career and Technical Education’s Region II Leadership Conference in Richmond.


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Kaine introduces Senate bill to train career, technical education teachers

Today, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine introduced the Creating Quality Technical Educators Act that would create a CTE teacher-training grant partnership to recruit and train high-quality CTE teachers.


Bipartisan group fights deceptive labeling of imported crab meat

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA-1) urged the Administration to include fraudulent labeling of crab meat in its efforts to combat fishing and seafood fraud.


Morgan Griffith wants full FBI investigation of political appointments

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today issued the following statement after sending a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director James Comey regarding reports that the FBI is investigating the June 8 resignation of Virginia State Senator Phillip Puckett.


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Kaine intrpduces Senate resolution to honor post-9/11 vets

A bipartisan Senate resolution will encourage American communities to plan activities for Veterans Day 2014 to honor all post-9/11 veterans.


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Warner, Kaine applaud designation of Chesapeake Bay as critical conservation area

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the Chesapeake Bay Watershed as one of eight national Critical Conservation Areas.


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Sen. Kaine staff will host Kaine Connects in Fishersville

On Thursday, May 22, a regional representative for U.S. Senator Tim Kaine will hold “Kaine Connects” office hours in Fishersville.


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Kaine bill would continue, expand Afghan immigrant visa program

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and John McCain (R-AZ) and Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) to introduce the bipartisan Afghan Allies Protection Extension Act.


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Final approval of $1.9 billion loan for rail to Dulles

The bipartisan Northern Virginia congressional delegation today announced that the Dulles Metrorail Project has received final approval for a nearly $1.9 billion low-interest, long-term federal loan.


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Fort Pickett chosen as site for embassy security training center

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine along with Reps. Randy Forbes and Robert Hurt applauded today’s announcement that Fort Pickett will be the location for a new Foreign Affairs Security Training Center to train U.S. diplomatic and government personnel assigned to high-threat posts around the world.


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Sen. Kaine’s office will host office hours in Crozet, Lovingston

On Thursday, March 13th, a regional representative for U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will hold “Kaine Connects” office hours in Crozet and Lovingston.


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Tim Kaine staff office hours in Grottoes on Thursday

On Thursday, Feb. 6, a regional representative for U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will hold Kaine Connects office hours in Grottoes.


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Tim Kaine announces Senate Career and Technical Education Caucus

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Rob Portman announced the formation of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus. The bipartisan Caucus, co-chaired by Kaine and Portman, will focus on improving and strengthening access to career and technical education.


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Kaine, McCain introduce bill to reform War Powers Resolution

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and John McCain introduced the War Powers Consultation Act of 2014 – bipartisan legislation that would reform the 1973 War Powers Resolution.


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Tim Kaine, Saxby Chambliss introduce SERVE Act of 2013

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) introduced the Servicemember Education Reform and Vocational Enhancement (SERVE) Act of 2013, a bill to improve the quality of educational programs for servicemembers and veterans and help them transition into the civilian workforce.