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October 17

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Sen. Warner introduces legislation to provide visas to Kurds who worked with US forces in Syria

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner on Thursday introduced legislation that would make U.S. visas available to Kurdish Syrians who worked directly with the U.S. armed forces in Syria. The bill, Syrian Allies Protection Act, comes after President Donald Trump decided to pull troops from northern Syria. Sen. Warner...

October 17

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Warner, Kaine announce $500,000 in federal funding to support addiction research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced $504,450 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Mount Rogers Health District in Southwest Virginia, which oversees eight localities at the epicenter of the addiction crisis Thursday. The funding will allow...

October 16

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Sen. Warner, Kaine ask how”Junk Plans” will affect Virginians with pre-existing conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WSET) -- According to a press release, the Senate will soon vote on whether to protect Americans with preexisting conditions against discrimination by insurance companies and the Trump Administration pushing “junk” insurance plans. U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine requested information Wednesday, Oct. 16 from...

October 14

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Warner and Kaine introduce ‘Virginia Beach Strong Act’ in Senate

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — Virginia’s U.S. senators have introduced a bill that they hope will help provide financial relief to the families of victims of the Virginia Beach mass shooting. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine said the “Virginia Beach Strong Act” would encourage donations to the...

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