Office of Congresswoman Luria takes steps for Harriet Tubman Waterway Act
Jan 28, 2020 —
Washington, DC - A key aide for Congresswoman Elaine Luria (D-VA) notified HR 1242 Resilience Project today that they have reached out to the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for the proposed legislation called Harriet Tubman Waterway Act.
This will rename the Virginia Inside Passage in honor of Harriet Tubman, who used this corridor as a pathway to freedom for slaves during the underground railroad.
CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.
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