RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) – The United States Senate on Tuesday passed a bipartisan resolution condemning recent bomb threats against Historically Black Universities and Colleges.
US Senses Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) welcomed the adoption of the resolution in a news release Tuesday night.
The resolution reaffirms the government’s commitment to combating violence against students, faculty and staff.
Since January, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reported 44 HBCU-related bomb threats, including at Norfolk State University and Hampton University in Hampton Roads.
The settlement is led by Sens. (D-Del.) And Tim Scott (RS.C.)
ONE The resolution was also discussed in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Congressman Bobby Scott (D-Va.) Expected To Lead The Floor debate and comment.
“The unanimous adoption of this resolution underscores the strong condemnation of recent threats against HBCU and the need to conduct thorough investigations to hold the perpetrators accountable.” Sens. Kaine and Warner said in a prepared statement in a press release Tuesday. “We will continue to help HBCUs access federal resources to keep their campuses safe, and we remain committed to fighting hate and violence.”
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