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Kaine leads effort to boost cybersecurity education in JROTC

Tim Kaine and Robert Perdue sent a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis urging him to incorporate cybersecurity into JROTC training.


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Kaine highlights benefits to Virginia defense in Senate bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, comments on the Committee’s Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.


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Warner, Kaine back working families tax relief

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine joined 43 Senate colleagues to reintroduce legislation to expand two anti-poverty tax credits to benefit workers and families.


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Kaine, Warner on CBO score on Senate Republican healthcare repeal

Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner comment on today’s analysis of the Senate Republican health care repeal by the Congressional Budget Office.


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Tim Kaine statement on Senate Republican healthcare bill

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the release of the Senate Republican healthcare bill.


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Warner, Kaine: Trumpcare’s Medicaid cuts will have significant impact

Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have asked Virginia health officials for a detailed assessment of the health care impacts of Medicaid cuts.


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How does Trumpcare, Trump budget affect Virginia public schools?

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released a district-by-district report on the importance of Medicaid to Virginia’s public schools.


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Warner joins in bill providing relief for borrowers of joint consolidation student loans

Mark Warner has joined in a bill that would provide relief to borrowers who previously consolidated their student loan debt with their spouse’s.


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Tim Kaine statement on Trump action on Cuba

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement reversing U.S. policy towards Cuba.


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Kaine, Warner talk Senate healthcare reform

Tim Kaine isn’t focused on what the Senate isn’t doing on healthcare reform, but rather, on what needs to be done.


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Kaine: ‘I worry about the environment we’re in’

Democrats and Republicans sit on opposite sides of the aisle. Tonight they’ll be sitting in separate dugouts at Nationals Park at the annual congressional baseball game.


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Carper, Kaine introduce bill to improve healthcare marketplace

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Tim Kaine introduced the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act to help stabilize the healthcare marketplace.


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Kaine introduces bill to address chronic VA workforce shortages

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined U.S. Sens. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) to introduce the Better Workforce for Veterans Act.


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Tim Kaine statement on release of Otto Warmbier

Tim Kaine statement on the release of Otto Warmbier, a UVA student who was arrested by the North Korean government.


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Kaine introduces bill to protect LGBT Americans from housing discrimination

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine led 15 of his colleagues to introduce the Fair and Equal Housing Act of 2017.


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Kaine, Warner introduce bill to make pipeline process more transparent

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner will introduce legislation to strengthen the public’s ability to evaluate the impacts of natural gas pipelines.


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Kaine statement on Trump, Paris Agreement

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released a statement on President Trump’s decision to abandon America’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.


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Flake, Kaine introduce AUMF against ISIS, al-Qaeda, Taliban

U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and Tim Kaine today introduced a bipartisan AUMF against the Islamic State, al-Qaeda, and the Taliban.


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Kaine on TrumpCare CBO score

Tim Kaine comments on the nonpartisan CBO updated cost estimate of the Republican healthcare plan.


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Kaine comments on Trump budget, impacts on Virginia

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, a member of the Senate Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Trump’s FY2018 budget.


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Sens. Warner, Blunt lead coalition to reintroduce infrastructure legislation

Sens. Mark Warner and Roy Blunt led a coalition of senators introducing legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to push investment in aging Shenandoah Valley schools

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine will introduce the School Infrastructure Modernization Act to spur investment in historic school buildings.


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Kaine, Tester introduce bill protecting federal student aid for Gold Star families

U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Jon Tester introduced the Protect our Gold Star Families’ Education Act.


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Tim Kaine tells VCU graduates to become better listeners

Sen. Tim Kaine challenged graduates to become better listeners during Virginia Commonwealth University’s spring commencement ceremony.


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Warner, Kaine introduce Miners Pension Protection Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) introduced the Miners Pension Protection Act.


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Warner, Kaine introduce bill to safeguard women’s preventive healthcare services

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine joined 46 other Senate Democrats in introducing the Save Women’s Preventive Care Act.


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Tim Kaine on firing of FBI Director James Comey

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey.


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Kaine urges Trump to stop playing politics with healthcare system

Tim Kaine, along with 12 Democratic Senators, demanded that the Trump Administration stop playing politics with the U.S. healthcare system.


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Kaine urges Trump administration not to abandon efforts to tackle climate change

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine is urging the Trump administration to continue to exercise global leadership to address climate change.


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Warner, Kaine on Trump, healthcare uncertainty

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released a statement on the uncertainty the Trump Administration has caused in the healthcare system.


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Kaine leads Senate push for greater emphasis on career, technical education

Sen. Tim Kaine is introducing the CTE Excellence and Equity Act to support re-designing the high school experience.


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Kaine pledges to prevent Trump shutdown

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine addressed President Trump’s announcement on Twitter that he supports a government shutdown in September.


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Warner, Kaine issue statements on government funding bill

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) applauded the inclusion of key Virginia priorities in the 2017 fiscal year spending bill.


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Warner, Kaine reintroduce Marketplace Fairness Act

Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, along with Senators Mike Enzi and Dick Durbin, introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017.


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Portman, Kaine praise bill promoting early hearing detection in newborns, infants, young children

The Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act would improve early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing loss in young children.


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Schiff, Kaine send letter to President Trump asking for legal basis of Syria strike

Adam Schiff and Tim Kaine sent a letter to President Trump asking for the legal basis for the strike against the Shayrat airbase in Syria.


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Warner, Kaine press VA on hiring priorities

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are asking the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a plan to prioritize filling administrative positions.


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Kaine, Warner demand answers on DC VA medical center mismanagement

Tim Kaine, Mark Warner, and Jon Tester wrote to the Secretary of VA David Shulkin to express serious concern over an OIG report.


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Kaine joins bill to give Purple Heart recipients full Post-9/11 benefits

Tim Kaine has introduced legislation to grant Purple Heart recipients full Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits from the VA.


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Kaine on Trump directive to federal agencies asking for more budget cuts

Tim Kaine comments on the Trump Administration directive that directs agencies to submit plans for long-term cuts to their workforce.