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Senate to vote on $500 billion GOP coronavirus stimulus bill Wednesday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 10, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Senate will vote on a $ 500 billion coronavirus stimulus bill on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday, as a larger bipartisan deal remains elusive despite continued talks between top… Read More »

Congress poised to raise minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 as spending bill passes House

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CAlif) holds her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Washington D.C. September 12, 2019. Aurora Samperio | NurPhoto | Getty Images The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a $ 1.4 trillion spending package that includes a provision prohibiting the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco… Read More »

US lawmaker introduces bill cutting nicotine in e-cigarettes amid teen vaping epidemic

US Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat of Illinois, looks as Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire arrives to testify before a hearing of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 26, 2019, in Washington, DC. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is introducing a bill that would cap… Read More »

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after ‘hostile amendments’

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne LOS ANGELES — A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation’s most populous state was withdrawn Thursday. State Sen.… Read More »