Friday, July 23, 2021
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced the new committee last month. 
On Tuesday, Donalds introduced the “Small Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act" which “establishes a federal development center for data information sharing to equip small firms with the necessary resources and strategies to prevent criminal cyber-attacks" and which “also expands liability protections for participating small businesses that engage with the federal government in good faith.”
Rubio has been pushing the bill, which “would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to prevent employers from using non-compete agreements in employment contracts for certain non-exempt employees,” since the start of 2019. 
Unlike the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico is not automatically included in the Medicaid budget, ensuring Congress needs to vote on its Medicaid funds. Currently, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid is funded through the start of October. 
Last week, Posey led a letter to National Security Agency (NSA) Director Paul Nakasone “demanding information on reports that the Agency illegally spied on Fox News host Tucker Carlson and planned to leak his personal emails to media outlets.”
“This bipartisan bill will ensure that goods made with Uyghur forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) do not enter the United States. Earlier this year, the State Department issued a determination that the Chinese Communist Party is committing crimes against humanity and genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang,” Rubio’s office noted.
This week, two congresswomen from Florida introduced a bill “to require the Secretary of Defense to swiftly brief key members of Congress if the secretary determines with high confidence that a foreign government is deliberately seeking to kill or severely injure U.S. servicemembers, either directly or indirectly through proxy forces.”
The CBO noted this year’s deficit will reach its second-highest on record since 1945.
The Hill recently reported that Biden has visited several key swing districts and states over the past month to help fend off what any potential GOP gains in the U.S. House next year. 
Union groups are representing several plaintiffs in states like Indiana, Virginia, Maryland and Texas for canceling the supplemental unemployment benefits early.