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There have been 33 policies introduced over the past month

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Reauthorizes funding in the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 and commissions a report from the Government Accountability Office regarding the DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Grant Program.

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Mar 14 2019
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Aims to increase state coverage of mental health services through an expanded Medicaid demonstration program.

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Mar 14 2019
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Aims to increase state coverage of mental health services through an expanded Medicaid demonstration program.

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Mar 14 2019
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Commissions a grant program for funding peer-to-peer mental health services among veterans.

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Mar 13 2019
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Expands and improves upon programs relating to mental health offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Mar 13 2019
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Authorizes grants for training and support services for families and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

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Mar 12 2019
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Outlines explicitly that it is unlawful for certain individuals to ship, transport, or possess biological agents and toxins.

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Mar 12 2019
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Sets out President's proposed spending plan for the federal government for 2020, including budget requests relevant to science research, innovation, regulation and enforcement.

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Mar 11 2019
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Rescinds Obama-era requirement for Executive Office to publish annual report of civilian US operated drone strikes along with military operated strikes. 

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Mar 11 2019
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Sets-up grants through the Department of Education to improve assistive technology devices and services for students with autism or apraxia.

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Mar 11 2019
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Issues a call to action to address suicide by veterans through a multi-pronged approach involving federal, state, and local government.

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Mar 8 2019
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Calls for the development of data systems, resources, and programs to improve the way that mental health issues are detected, prevented, and treated among public safety officers.

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Mar 8 2019
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