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Cosponsor H. Res. 272, Expressing the Sense of the House that Tax Reform Should Happen in the President’s First 240 Days

April 28, 2017

The President and the 535 Members of Congress have the knowledge and wisdom to overcome one of the biggest and most daunting policy challenges of our time: comprehensive tax reform.  With many years of life, business, and government experience, policymakers
collectively possess more than sufficient savvy to solve the problem.  The question is whether the political will exists to make it happen. So long as there is unity of purpose and shared sacrifice, America’s best days are surely yet to come.

ACTION for National Service (v. 2)

April 28, 2017

Currently, only one percent of the nation serves in either the armed forces or through a formal service program, like AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps. For a nation of 320 million citizens, that is not enough.

The Truth about Border Security Funds

April 28, 2017

Last month, the White House submitted to Congress a request for additional appropriations in the amount of $3 billion dollars to fund President Trump’s executive orders to ramp up his mass deportation agenda.

DEADLINE TUES: Bipartisan Letter – Trump Must Seek AUMF for Syria

April 28, 2017

In August of 2013 140 Members signed a bipartisan letter urging President Obama to consult Congress and receive authorization, as required by the U.S. Constitution
and the War Powers Act of 1973, before using military force in Syria.

Original Cosponsor Request: Flexibility for Working Families Act

April 28, 2017

Across all sectors and industries, flexible work arrangements are a proven strategy to meet the 21st Century’s diverse workforce needs. These voluntary arrangements have been shown to boost employee satisfaction and their physical and mental health as well
as improve businesses’ bottom line by helping to retain key talent, reduce absenteeism, and enhance employee productivity.

Join the Energy Storage Caucus (v. 2)

April 28, 2017

We invite you to join the Energy Storage Caucus for a briefing on the role of energy storage technology in U.S. infrastructure and the latest developments from the energy storage industry.

Protect the East and West Coasts from Offshore Drilling

April 28, 2017

            Please join us in signing a bipartisan letter to Secretary Zinke asking him to not consider oil and gas lease sales in the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans under the terms of an executive order expected to be signed April 28. The executive order directs
the Department of the Interior to review and potentially re-start the oil and gas lease sale planning process, which was recently completed in January to cover the years 2017 through 2022.

Cosponsor H.Res 239 on drought and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa

April 28, 2017

Please join us as a co-sponsor of H.Res. 239, which underscores the need for a strong response by the United States, in concert with the United Nations and the donor community, to the drought, food insecurity, and risk of famine in the Horn of Africa.

Cosign Bipartisan Letter: Protect the East and West Coasts from Offshore Drilling

April 28, 2017

            Please join us in signing a bipartisan letter to Secretary Zinke asking him to not consider oil and gas lease sales in the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans under the terms of an executive order expected to be signed April 28. The executive order directs
the Department of the Interior to review and potentially re-start the oil and gas lease sale planning process, which was recently completed in January to cover the years 2017 through 2022.

Support Small Businesses in Your District, cosponsor the ACE Act

April 28, 2017

Small businesses face enormous hurdles and daunting competition from larger, better-positioned companies when trying to secure contracts with the federal government. The
Assuring Contracting Equity (ACE) Act expands opportunities for small businesses to successfully compete for federal contracts at no additional cost to the taxpayer, and makes the reporting requirements for those awards more
transparent.