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Marco Rubio Calls on HHS to Come Up With a Plan to Prevent Alzheimer’s...
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined more than a dozen senators from both sides of the aisle, led by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
John Rutherford Backs Effort to Update Sprinkler Systems in Public Housing
“The Public Housing Fire Safety Act would create a program at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide grants to public housing authorities that wish to retrofit older high-rise apartments. Additionally, it would collect data on the status of sprinkler installations and submit a report to Congress on the presence of automatic sprinkler systems in public housing, with recommendations to improve fire safety,” Rutherford’s office noted.
Senate Passes Tina Smith’s, Marco Rubio’s Resolution on National Lung Cancer Awareness Month
“The resolution promotes the importance of early detection of lung cancer to help save lives. It also recognizes the need for research to improve early diagnosis, screening and treatment,” Rubio’s office noted.
Marco Rubio Champions Proposal to Help Infrastructure Deal With Severe Weather
The bill would have the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) “identify a consistent, federal set of best available forward-looking metrological information." The bill would also have the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) “make that information available to standards-developing organizations, with advice and technical assistance to help ensure organizations are able to incorporate this information into standards, building codes and voluntary certifications.”
Marco Rubio Backs Permanent Federal Fund to Deal With Public Health Emergencies Like Coronavirus
With worries about the impact of coronavirus on the rise, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing a proposal to create a permanent fund “to enable quick and effective responses to future public health emergencies.”