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Safeguards for military families in privatized housing proposed in Congress

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Mar 14, 2019 5:33 PM 1+ mon ago

Safeguards for military families in privatized housing proposed in Congress

Co-sponsors of the House bill are representatives Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn.; Katie Hill, D-Calif.; Elaine Luria, D-Va., and Abigail Spanberger, D-Va.

The original Senate bill was introduced March 7 by senators Mark Warner, D-Va.: Tim Kaine, D-Va.; Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif.

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