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Blackburn, Wicker Introduce Federal Data Privacy Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, introduced the Setting an American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability (SAFE …

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IOC elects Brisbane 2032 as Olympic and Paralympic host

21 Jul 2021 – International Olympic Committee Members today voted to elect Brisbane 2032 as host of the Games of the XXXV Olympiad. The secret ballot was held at the 138th Session in Tokyo, two days before the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games, under strict COVID-19 restrictions. The Session heard presentations by Brisbane …

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Rep. Chuck Fleischmann Joins Appropriations Committee Republicans to Defend the Hyde and Weldon Amendments to Save Lives

Washington, DC – Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) joined House Appropriations Committee Republicans to fight to uphold the Hyde Amendment and the Weldon Amendment that have been enshrined in law by bipartisan lawmakers and administrations for 40-years. A statement from Rep. Fleischmann defending the Hyde and Weldon Amendments is below: “I …

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Hagerty Statement on Continued Rising Inflation

WASHINGTON—United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), a member of the Senate Banking Committee, today released the following statement in response to the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), showing that there has been a higher than expected increase in inflation in June as prices rose …

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Ranking Member Fleischmann: Like Last, Year the Homeland Security Bill Does Not Secure the Southern Border

Representative Chuck Fleischmann Introduces Resolution to Honor the Lives of Our Chattanooga Service Members Washington, DC — Today, Ranking Member Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) delivered opening remarks at the FY 2022 Homeland Security Subcommittee markup. Rep. Fleischmann led subcommittee Republicans to demand increased funding and resources to secure the southern border …

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