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Al Lawson Wants Feds to Forgive Student Loans for Americans Making Less Than $100,000...

Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.
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Scott Franklin, Greg Steube Back the State Tax Freedom Act

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, the top Republican on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, introduced the bill at the end of last month with more than 25 co-sponsors from the GOP including U.S. Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., Franklin and Steube. Comer leads Republicans on the U.S. House Oversight and Government Committee.
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Charlie Crist Brings Back the Senior Accessible Housing Act

Crist’s bill has the support of U.S. Reps. Antonio Delgado, D-NY, and Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich.
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Ted Deutch Champions the Climate Change Resiliency Fund for America Act

“The bill would authorize the U.S. Department of Treasury to issue from $200 million up to $1 billion in state and local tax-exempt ‘climate bonds’ annually for any American to purchase and contribute to the government’s efforts to combat the effects of climate change. The legislation would mirror the national war bond program during World War II,” noted Deutch’s office.

Stephanie Murphy Wants Businesses to Get Federal Tax Credit for COVID Tests, PPE, Disinfecting...

Rice introduced the “Healthy Workplaces Act” last week with Murphy as a co-sponsor. Other original backers include U.S. Reps. Darrin LaHood, R-Ill., and Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif. Two other congressmen--U.S. Reps. Mike Gallagher, R-Wisc., and Ronny Jackson, R-Texas--threw their support their bill later last week.

Charlie Crist, Alcee Hastings Want Federal Money to Fix State Unemployment Systems

Hastings backed the bill at the start of last week and Crist, who is a potential gubernatorial candidate in 2022, threw his support behind it on Sunday.
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Charlie Crist Brings Back Proposal to Extend Solar Investment Tax Credit

Back in April 2019, Crist first introduced the “Sunshine Forever Act,” a bill “that would add another ten years of life to the Solar Investment Tax Credit” which “would allow for an additional decade of increased solar power generation and innovation across the country” on Tuesday.
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Greg Steube Reintroduces Bills Focusing on Citrus, H-2A Visas and Trucking

Back in June, Steube brought out the “U.S. Citrus Protection Act,” which, his office noted, “would prohibit the importation of commercially produced fresh citrus fruit from China.”
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Alcee Hastings Unveils Bill to Help Surviving Families of Teachers Killed in School Shootings,...

Hastings brought out the “Teacher Victims' Family Assistance Act with the support of six Democrats as co-sponsors including U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla.
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South Florida Congressional Reps Continue to Champion the Comprehensive Breast Reconstructive Act

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., introduced the bill back in October and he brought it back at the end of last month.

Stephanie Murphy Will Serve on Armed Services Committee, Stay on Ways and Means

Members of the Ways and Means Committee usually do not serve on other committees but Murphy was granted a waiver by the Democratic caucus. 
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Vern Buchanan Brings Back Proposal for Balanced Budget Amendment, Daylight Savings Time

Buchanan filed 10 bills to start his latest term and offered some insight on what his focus will be in the next two years. 
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