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Warner, Kaine on Senate vote on DREAMers

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement after the Senate failed to advance bipartisan legislation to protect young immigrants known as Dreamers, which failed by a 54-45 vote.


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Kaine proposes grant program to boost job training

Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA), co-chair of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, joined his colleagues Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Jack Reed (D-RI) to introduce the Gateway to Careers Act. 


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Warner, Kaine, Wittman request briefing With Bureau of Indian Affairs for newly recognized federal tribes

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) and U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) requested that Bureau of Indian Affairs schedule a briefing as soon as possible with six newly federally recognized tribes in Virginia so that they can fully understand what benefits and resources will now be available to them.


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Tim Kaine statement on bipartisan Senate budget deal

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget and Armed Services Committees, released the following statement on the bipartisan budget agreement announced today.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Joint statement from Sens. Warner, Kaine on bipartisan agreement to end shutdown

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, comment after voting for a bill that will end the shutdown and fund the government through February 8.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Warner, Kaine on government shutdown, Senate vote

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, released the following statement on the federal government shutdown. 


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

U.S. Senators Mark Warner, a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, and Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Budget Committees, released the following statement opposing the one-month Continuing Resolution scheduled for a vote in the House today.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Kaine, Warner join stand to protect independence of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner and Sen. Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a group of 40 Senate Democrats in standing up for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) independence and power to obtain justice for consumers who have been wronged by large financial institutions.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

Warner, Kaine ask DHS to reverse decision ending protected status for Salvadorans

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) joined a group of 27 Senate Democrats in a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Nielsen urging DHS to reverse its decision to end Temporary Protection Status (TPS) designation for El Salvador.


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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.


Mark Warner, Tim Kaine on continuing resolution

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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Tim Kaine Senate campaign raises nearly $14 million

Sen. Tim Kaine has raised nearly $14 million this cycle for his 2018 re-election campaign in Virginia. Kaine now has more than $9.2 million cash on hand, more than any declared Republican candidate, putting him in strong position as the election year begins.


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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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Kaine statement on Trump administration decision to end protections for displaced Salvadorans

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadoran immigrants displaced by natural disasters, impacting thousands in Virginia.


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Kaine calls for FERC rehearing on Mountain Valley, Atlantic Coast pipelines

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine sent a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting that it grant a rehearing request on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).


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Booker, Perdue, Kaine introduce bill to strengthen, improve HBCU financing

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), David Perdue (R-GA), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced the HBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act (S.2268), a bill which will help improve the financial health of some of our country’s most critical higher education institutions.


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Kaine statement on Trump administration offshore drilling decision

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to open nearly all United States waters to new oil and gas drilling, putting Virginia’s coastal communities at risk.


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Sen. Tim Kaine to rally in Staunton on Sunday

The Staunton and Augusta County Democratic Committees are hosting a meet and greet with Sen. Tim Kaine in the Queen City.


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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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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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Kaine statement on Senate budget resolution

Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the partisan Senate budget resolution.


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Kaine on Trump move on Iran deal

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision not to make the certification required under the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act.


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Tim Kaine comments on Trump Obamacare hack

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine comments on President Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing reduction payments and destabilize the health care marketplace.


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Kaine: Trump tax cut would actually raise taxes for Virginia families

Tim Kaine voiced his concern with the Republican tax proposal after a new analysis shows hundreds of thousands of Virginia’s families could face a tax increase under the proposal.