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Marco Rubio Urges Polish President to Oppose Bill Preventing Holocaust Reimbursement Claims

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.” 
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Democrats Using COVID to Push Lowering Medicare Age from 65 to 50

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.

Marco Rubio, Tammy Baldwin Bring Back Proposal to Help Infrastructure Deal With Severe Weather

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.
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Senate Passes Rick Scott’s, Tammy Baldwin’s Resolution Encouraging Buying Products Made in America

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.

Rick Scott Wants Apps to Reveal 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.

State Department Releases First Report on Holocaust Restitution, Thanks to Law From Marco Rubio,...

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.

Rick Scott Calls on Online Retailers to Have Merchants Display Country of Origin Labeling

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.

Marco Rubio Backs Proposal to Expand AmeriCorps to Help the Nation Recover From Coronavirus...

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. 

Rick Scott, Tammy Baldwin Team Up to Encourage Buying Products Made in America

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.

Florida Congressmen Want to Make June National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month

Brian Mast is the main Republican sponsor of the bill and he weighed in on the proposal on Tuesday.

Rick Scott, Tammy Baldwin Want Country of Origin Labeling for Online Goods

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.