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Bill passes to end robocalls


Wednesday, the U.S. House passed the widely-bipartisan bill Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler helped lead, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, to control the onslaught of unwanted robocalls.

“After hearing countless complaints from Southwest Washington residents who are being inundated by unlawful robocalls, I’m pleased Congress is advancing this bipartisan bill to stop scam calls. They’re more than just a nuisance – these calls frequently try to scam health care consumers, seniors and others. From fraudulent Social Security threats, ‘free’ cruise gimmicks, and other scam calls – it’s time we put a stop to these illegal robocalls, placed consumers back in charge – and pun...

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