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The Polish bill would make it impossible for survivors of the Holocaust and their families from pursuing claims for restitution or compensation for property stolen by Nazi Germany or the Communist-era government. The senators urged the Polish President to “demonstrate its clear opposition to the crimes committed by Nazi Germany and the Soviet-backed Polish government.”
Backers of the idea say lowering the age would improve the healthcare system, lower prices for consumers and help Americans delaying healthcare for financial reasons until they get coverage through Medicare. But they claim their main reason to explore lowering the age was because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rubio is backing U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin’s, D-Wisc., “Built to Last Act” which they first worked on at the start of last year.
Back in June, the two senators introduced the resolution. They also paired up on the “Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Online Act” which will make online goods list their country of origin.
Scott introduced the “American Privacy Protection (APP) Act” on Wednesday with U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., as a cosponsor.
Senate Approves Marco Rubio’s Resolution Designating September as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month
The Senate passed the resolution on Wednesday. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., was the only co-sponsor.
Rubio and Baldwin teamed up with U.S. Reps. Chris Smith, R-NJ, and then U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley, D-NY, to bring out the “Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act” and it was passed in 2016.
Following a recent push from the Indian government, Amazon Inc. and Walmart’s Flipkart voluntarily agreed to require merchants to prominently display the country of origin for all goods sold online in India, and Scott is encouraging all online retailers to voluntarily do the same in the United States.
The bill “would double the number of AmeriCorps positions available this year to 150,000 and provide a total of 600,000 service opportunities nationwide over the next three years to unemployed youth and others looking to assist their communities” and the “positions could support a variety of response and recovery efforts based on community needs, including expanding food pantry capacity, mentoring and tutoring at-risk students, bridging health inequities by expanding access to COVID-19 screening and testing, and more.
The two senators also paired up on the “Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Online Act” which will make online goods list their country of origin.
Brian Mast is the main Republican sponsor of the bill and he weighed in on the proposal on Tuesday.
Baldwin introduced the “Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Online Act” on Wednesday with Scott, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Ct., and U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., as cosponsors.
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