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Briefing Invitation: Demonstration of Milo, the Humanoid Robot

April 28, 2017

Please join us for a briefing hosted by RoboKind where they will demonstrate how Milo, their humanoid robot, offers a non-threatening way for learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to learn and practice communication, social skills, and emotional intelligence.
It is designed to treat those on the spectrum with students between 5 and 17 years of age. Milo does not get tired, frustrated, or angry. Milo also offers exact, precise, and consistent lessons to the students.

Become an Original Cosponsor of the Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act

April 28, 2017

With the cost of a college education and the debt needed to afford it growing every year, Americans are demanding action to lower the crushing cost of higher education.

Cosponsor the COAST Anti-Drilling Act and Oppose Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic Ocean (v. 2)

April 28, 2017

I invite you to cosponsor the Clean Ocean and Safe Tourism (COAST) Anti-Drilling Act, which would permanently ban offshore oil and gas development in the Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas.

Deadline Extended: Sign Letter to Scott Pruitt to Protect the Environmental Justice Program

April 28, 2017

As members of the new United for Climate Congressional Taskforce, we ask you to join us in sending a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging him to strengthen and build on the successes of the Environmental Justice Program. We are concerned the program
may be facing budget cuts under the new Administration. As the letter below discusses, continuing the work of this program is extremely necessary and important, and we want to send a strong message that members of Congress will not accept cuts.

Help Prevent a Global Opioid Pandemic (v. 5)

April 28, 2017

Please join us in sending a bipartisan letter to the World Health Organization (WHO), warning the international community about the dangerous and deceptive opioid marketing practices of Mundipharma International.

Become a Co-sponsor of H.R. 1578, the Donald Payne Colorectal Cancer Detection Act (v. 2)

April 28, 2017

Colorectal cancer screening has been shown to reduce incidence and mortality associated with this very preventable disease by at least 60 percent …

Co-sponsor H.R. 48 the EQUAL RIGHTS AND ACCESS FOR THE WOMEN OF SOUTH SUDAN ACT

April 28, 2017

I invite you to join me as a cosponsor of the “Equal Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act,” (H.R. 48), which promotes the human rights of women in South Sudan as the country transitions to a long-term government structure.

Co-sponsor the Bipartisan No Government No Pay Act of 2017

April 28, 2017

It’s time for Congress to start living in the real world, where you do your job or you don’t get paid. That’s why I have reintroduced H.R.1789, the bipartisan “No Government No Pay Act” which would prohibit Members of Congress from getting paid during government
shutdowns.

Expand Veterans’ Access to Choice

April 28, 2017

Too often, veterans across the United States experience frustration and difficulty with excessive wait times for appointments at VA clinics and hospitals.

Become an Original Cosponsor of the Carried Interest Fairness Act

April 28, 2017

Please join me as an original cosponsor of legislation to close the egregious carried interest loophole and bring much needed fairness to our tax code.