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Legislative Branch Employees Deserve the Same Whistleblower Protections as the Private Sector and Executive Branch (v. 5)

May 31, 2016

Please cosponsor H.R. 3528, the Congress Leads by Example Act, a bill that would subject Congress and the rest of the legislative branch to the federal whistleblower and anti-discrimination laws that now protect employees in the private sector and the executive branch.

REMINDER: Coastal Communities Briefing

May 31, 2016

Coastal communities face unique challenges in maintaining our nation’s coastlines as national treasures and as hubs for economic development. This briefing will cover current efforts that can be used by policy makers, emergency managers, and citizens to understand coastal hazards and take action to improve coastal resilience.

Cosponsor the SNAP Healthy Incentives Act Today!

May 31, 2016

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of our country’s most vital and successful safety net programs.

Improve Conservation Efforts by Cosponsoring the SAFE Act of 2015

May 31, 2016

Increased incidents of prolonged drought, flooding, and extreme weather events, along with rising sea levels and average temperatures, are already affecting communities, economies, natural resources, and ecosystems across the United States.

Encourage Patriotism Over Profits

May 31, 2016

I invite you to cosponsor H.Res. 748, a resolution that would discourage American law firms from working with Iran to avoid paying compensation to American victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.

Sign Bipartisan Letter Urging EPA to Update 25 Year Old Lead Contaminated Drinking Water Rule (v. 2)

May 31, 2016

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan and across the nation has highlighted the urgent need to improve the public’s awareness of lead contaminated drinking water to ensure that our drinking water is safe.

H.R. 2628, Tax Exemptions for American Medalists (TEAM) Act

May 31, 2016

As our 2016 Olympic athletes prepare to represent the United States on the world stage this summer in Brazil, please join Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) and Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) as a cosponsor of H.R. 2628, Tax Exemptions for American Medalists (TEAM) Act.

Reduce Delays at Airport Security Checkpoints

May 31, 2016

In recent weeks, passengers at airports across the nation have experienced long lines and frustrating wait times at TSA security checkpoints.

Briefing: LGBT Inclusion in Federal Data Collection

May 31, 2016

Collection of data and demographic information is critical to the government’s understanding of various communities as well as the efficacy of services and programs aimed at addressing communities’ needs.

Cosponsor H.R 4177, bipartisan legislation to prevent foreign donations from influencing our elections

May 31, 2016

I invite you to cosponsor the Stop Foreign Donations Affecting Our Elections Act, legislation that would strengthen disclosure requirements in order to prevent foreign nationals from funneling hundreds of millions of dollars to U.S. campaigns.