Tag Archives: Sen. Richard Blumenthal

Senators Blumenthal And Blackburn Introduce Kids’ Online Safety Act

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U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, introduced the Kids Online Safety Act on Wednesday. The bill is comprehensive bipartisan legislation to enhance children’s safety online. The bill’s introduction follows …

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Senators Grill Facebook Exec In Hearing Over Teen Mental Health

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During a hearing on Thursday, Senators questioned a Facebook executive, claiming the company had evidence its products harmed teens, yet repeatedly concealed that information from lawmakers and the public. Facebook’s Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis, faced questions in an hours-long Capitol Hill hearing that called over damning reports that Facebook’s …

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Bipartisan Group Announces Infrastructure Proposal Agreement

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A group of bipartisan lawmakers tapped by President Joe Biden announced Thursday that they had reached an infrastructure deal to present to Congress. The group of 10 Democrats and Republicans said they had reached an agreement on a “realistic, compromise framework to modernize our nation’s infrastructure and energy technologies” and …

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