Congressional Climate Bill Tracking August 3, 2015

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Congressional Climate Bill Tracking

H.R. 255 – Next Generation American Manufacturing Act of 2015

S. 177 – Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

H.R. 522 – Commission on the Accountability and Review of Federal Agencies

H.R. 612To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.

H.R. 467 – STEM Opportunities Act of 2015

H.R. 616 – To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for reforms to the EB-5 immigrant investor program, and for other purposes.

S. 191 – Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act of 2015

S. 108 – Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act of 2015
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Kerry Makes Push for Iran Deal in Persian Gulf
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Today’s Hill Action

Senate Floor Schedule

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GOP presidential hopefuls blast Obama on climate

Top Republican candidates for president blasted the Obama administration’s landmark
climate rule for power plants.

Citing concerns like the science behind climate change or the economy, 2016 hopefuls
said at a late Sunday event hosted by Freedom Partners that President Obama’s carbon
limits will only hurt the country.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said climate change simply isn’t happening, and the temperature
data proves it.

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Cybersecurity Bill Faces Time Crunch as Recess Approaches

With the Senate clocking out for the summer at the end of the week, there is precious
little time to get skeptical senators on board for a major overhaul of the nation’s
cybersecurity laws-the final item on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s pre-recess
checklist.

Already, privacy advocates have launched a coordinated push to point out what they
consider a lack of privacy protections in the bill, which is intended to facilitate
cybersecurity coordination between the private sector and the government. Supporters
say the law would allow both to build more secure defenses against online intruders.

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Growing signs Schumer will oppose Iran deal

Chuck Schumer is getting an earful from opponents of the Iran nuclear deal.

More than 10,000 phone calls have flooded his office line the past two weeks, organized
by a group looking to kill the deal. Another group has dropped seven figures on
TV in New York City to pressure Schumer and other lawmakers to vote against the
plan. The powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee has put its muscle behind
an effort to lobby the New Yorker against it.

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