Warner sponsors bill to improve voting processes
ORG XMIT: WX203 FILE - In this April 19, 2010 file photo, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Is anyone going to fix Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid? They're the big bills coming due. While President Barack Obama and congressional leaders offer vague assurances, six senators _ three Republicans and three Democrats whose ideologies cover the entire liberal-conservative spectrum _ are quietly taking up the baton. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Posted: Friday, November 16, 2012 12:00 am
On the heels of last week’s election, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., has introduced legislation with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., aimed at addressing problems at the polls by offering states rewards for election-reform measures.
The FAST (Fair, Accurate, Secure and Timely) Voting Act of 2012 would create a competitive grant program providing incentives for states to invest in practices and technology to expedite voting at the polls and simplify voter registration.
Friday, November 16, 2012 12:00 am.