Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Brian Mast’s office stressed how deadly glioblastoma can be, noting it is the “most aggressive, difficult to treat and deadly brain tumor that results in the death of 10,000 Americans every year.”
“At least half of the funding each institution receives will be distributed in the form of emergency cash assistance grants to students who are facing hunger, homelessness, and other hardship,” Wasserman Schultz’s office noted. 
The proposal is to “encourage schools to implement evidence-based suicide prevention training for students in grades 6 through 12.”
“This bill would authorize a new matching grant available for local law enforcement agencies to help offset costs of buyback programs. The bill also requires the Department of Justice to report back to Congress on the success of the grant program,” Deutch’s office noted. 
“TikTok is an immediate security threat that no has place on government devices,” U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said. “This should not be a partisan issue and I’m glad to see my colleagues in the Senate act together to address Beijing’s covert data collection campaign. Banning TikTok from government devices is a good first step towards taking Chinese espionage seriously.”
The letter comes as the European Union tariff on American whiskey is scheduled to double to 50 percent in June.
In recent years, Rutherford, the former sheriff of Duval County, has been championing the “Protect and Serve Act” with U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., as the main cosponsor. According to Rutherford’s office, the bill “would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.”
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., introduced the “Flood Mapping Modernization and Homeowner Empowerment Pilot Program Act” with the support of Rubio and U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.
On Wednesday, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined more than 40 other Republicans in the U.S. Senate in sending a letter to President Joe Biden, calling on him to immediately end negotiations with Iran, and make clear that sanctions relief will not be provided, especially as that nation continues to support Hamas which is continuing to launch terrorist attacks against Israel.
“The funds will be provided through the U.S. Treasury Department’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds program. The program was created by the historic American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress to provide emergency funding for local governments as they cope with budget gaps and recover from COVID-19,” Lawson’s office noted.