Cotton, Colleagues Reintroduce Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Ben Cardin (D-Maryland), Jim Risch (R-Indiana) and Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) last Thursday reintroduced the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, bipartisan legislation that would reaffirm U.S. commitment to democracy, human rights, and the rule of law at a time when Hong Kong’s autonomy is under assault by interference from the Chinese government and Communist Party.

Co-sponsors include Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri), Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts). Representatives Jim McGovern (D-Maine) and Representative Chris Smith (R-New Jersey) introduced companion legislation in the House.      MORE

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