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Support Jan. 8 Tucson Memorial (v. 3)

July 29, 2016

On January 8, 2011, events in Tucson shook our city, our state and the country at large as a gunman targeted a sitting Member of Congress and constituents she was meeting with at a local grocery store.

MONDAY DEADLINE: Protect U.S. Consumers from Contaminated Seafood Imports

July 29, 2016

In April of this year, dumping of toxic agents by a steel plant off the central coast of Vietnam led to a massive fish kill.

Protect All Stalking Victims-Cosponsor H.R. 5866, Expanded Stalking Protections Act (v. 8)

July 29, 2016

I invite you to be a co-sponsor of the “Expanded Stalking Protections Act” which seeks to protect the friends and co-workers of stalking victims from violence.

Letter to NDAA Conferees: Support the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program (v. 4)

July 29, 2016

Please join us in urging FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conferees to extend the Afghan special immigrant visa (SIV) program, authorize additional visas, and retain the future viability of the program.

Make Debt Free College a Reality: Encourage State Reinvestment (v. 10)

July 29, 2016

Public colleges and universities have historically received significant support from state governments to finance higher education programs. Collectively, public institutions of higher learning serve 75% of all American postsecondary students at 705 four-year colleges and universities, 1,055 two-year community colleges, and 257 technical colleges and career centers.

Support America’s Food Banks (v. 2)

July 29, 2016

I invite you to join a bipartisan effort to support our nation’s food banks by sending a letter to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to once again use his administrative authorities to distribute existing funding to purchase The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) commodities in FY2016.

Cosponsor the Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing Act (v. 6)

July 28, 2016

Existing funds from the DOJ’s Grant Program would support local governments in establishing the task forces.

Startup Day Across America: August 4th

July 28, 2016

Please join us in participating in Startup Day Across America this year on August 4th. On that day, we encourage you to visit at least one startup company in your district.

Deadline Extended: Support the Research Centers at Minority Institutions (RCMI) program

July 28, 2016

Please join us in cosigning a letter to the National Institute of Health (NIH) expressing concerns with potential changes to the agency’s highly successful Research Centers at Minority Institutions (RCMI) program.

7/18/16 CRS Report – F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program

July 28, 2016

The largest procurement program in the Department of Defense (DOD), the F-35 Lightning II is a strike fighter aircraft being procured in different versions for the United States Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy.