Become an original cosponsor of the State Health Flexibility Act

December 21, 2015

Please join me in cosponsoring the “State Health Care Flexibility Act of 2016”. The State Health Flexibility Act would combine federal funding for Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Congressional Reception

December 21, 2015

On behalf of the Law Enforcement Caucus, we would like to follow up on an invitation you should have received to a reception being hosted by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Help Encourage Healthy Housing & Housing Improvment (v. 2)

December 21, 2015

Please join us in asking the IRS help remove barriers to improving access to safe, stable housing and other preventive health initiatives.

Stop the Import of Assault Weapons into the U.S.

December 21, 2015

Right now, it is nominally illegal under federal law to import an assault rifle into the United States. This has been the case since the enactment of the Gun Control Act of 1968.

Support the Bipartisan Strong Start for America’s Children Act (v. 5)

December 21, 2015

Every dollar we invest in preschool today is estimated to save anywhere from $3 to $7 in the long run, and these savings are realized in a range of ways.

Support the Return to Prudent Banking (v. 6)

December 21, 2015

I invite you to stand with me against corporate greed and become a co-sponsor of the Return to Prudent Banking Act of 2015—a bill with bipartisan support to reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act.

Cosponsor the Social Media Screening For Terrorists Act

December 21, 2015

In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, we learned that the federal government does not screen the social media profiles of foreigners seeking to enter our country.

CLOSING TODAY: Cosign Bipartisan Letter on Reported Genocide Announcement and ISIL Violence Against Religious Minorities

December 21, 2015

Testimony from a senior State Department official before the Foreign Affairs Committee indicates that the Obama Administration may soon make announcements on whether ISIL’s campaign to eliminate religious and ethnic minorities from the territory it controls constitutes genocide.

Cosponsor H.R. 4270 – The Liberty Through Strength Act II

December 21, 2015

This summer, Congress was faced with the expiration of the PATRIOT Act, and along with it, several programs that our intelligence warriors rely on to keep our constituents safe.

Letter to French delegation on upcoming visit to Iran

December 18, 2015

Please join me in sending a letter to the President of the French Senate, Gerard Larcher, in regards to his upcoming visit to Iran where he is expected to meet with Iranian leadership. France was a key ally in negotiating the JCPOA. We ask that during his
visit, Mr. Larcher makes crystal clear to Tehran that until the country upholds its responsibilities in the JCPOA, sanctions cannot be lifted. To sign on, please contact Samantha Price of my staff at