ABC News – The bipartisan legislation expanded the power of the Federal Communications Commission to deter spam calls and reinforced the responsibility of individual phone companies to protect their own consumers.
Science – Most US research agencies have received healthy increases for 2020 in a spending bill that resolves a 3-month deadlock between Democrats and Republicans in Congress.
The Washington Post – The measure, which would include cigarettes and e-cigarettes, has bipartisan support and was introduced in May by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Sen. Tim Kaine (D., Va.).
CBS 3 Duluth – Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) says her bipartisan reform to designate a three-digit phone number for national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline has passed the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Homeland Preparedness News – The Data Care Act would require websites, apps, and other online providers to take steps to protect users’ personal information and prevent the misuse of users’ data.